Field hockey set to welcome six newcomers to 2022 roster
BOSTON – Boston University’s field hockey program will welcome six newcomers to campus next month for the 2022 season. The incoming group hails from four states and two South American countries.
“This incoming class is truly representative of the diversity of Boston University with talented student-athletes from Texas, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Chile, Argentina and Massachusetts,” the head coach said. Sally Star. “Everyone has the ability to play on multiple lines and we anticipate this group having an immediate positive impact on the success of our program.”
Played for Saint Catherine’s Moorlands Club – U18 and first team – as a senior…Won the Buenos Aires Metropolitan U16 tournament with Club San Fernando…Trained with the Buenos Aires U16 team…Won the national U14 championship with Club San Fernando.
Natalie Epperson – Forward/Midfielder
Three-time Wisconsin High School Field Hockey Association winner, including 2020 first-team honors … Served as captain at Milwaukee University School and for the Windy City club team … Won U19 championship Nexxus in 2021 … Competed in U16 NFC as a sophomore and junior … Competed in Under Armor Select Games … Also played ice hockey.
Maddie Hudson – Forward/Midfielder
Two-time Pennsylvania first-team All-State winner at Palmyra Area HS…Won state title as a junior after second-place finish as a sophomore…Three-time Mid-Penn Keystone Conference selection (first-team – 2021, 2020; second team – 2019) … Recipient of All-State academic honors as a junior and senior … Three-time NIT pool champion with WC Eagles … Also won U16 and U19 titles at Disney Showcase … NFHCA Scholar of Distinction … Also a member of the Palmyra soccer and track & field teams.
Celia Nocivelli – Return
Team captain at Governor’s Academy… Earned All-ISL honors… League MVP as a sophomore… Named to the All-New England team in 2019… Played for the North East Elite club team… A won the club’s regional title as a rookie.
Amalia Preece – Forward/Midfielder
Member of Chile’s national junior program … Double British Schools Tournament champion (2018, 2019) … Also won 7v7 British Schools tournaments both years … Named top teammate in 2018 … Reached club semi-finals nationals with Club Deportivo Alumni in 2020 and 2021.
Megan Wetzel – Mid/Back
Captain and MVP of the St. John’s School team… All-Region MAX Field Hockey selection… The team placed fourth in the West/Midwest in the 2021 season… A Won conference championship as rookie and sophomore… Competed in NIT three times with Texas Pride… . Helped Texas Pride win first place at the 2019 and 2021 National Hockey Festivals and the 2021 Disney Showcase…Captain and MVP of the St. John’s lacrosse team, leading them to the city title and semi-finals of State.