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Berks County Division I field hockey update

A total of 28 Berks County graduates were on Division I rosters this season. The players were on 18 teams in seven conferences.

Here’s how each player fared during the 2021 fall season:

Mikenna Allen, James Madison: Allen, a junior forward from Twin Valley, scored two goals for the Dukes (6-0 Colonial Athletic Association, 12-7). She played in 12 games.

Katelyn Bailey, American: Bailey, a freshman defender-midfielder from Wilson, played in four games for the Eagles (6-0, 13-4), who won the Patriot League title and qualified for the NCAA Tournament.

Sara Beers, James Madison: Beers, a sophomore defender from Oley Valley, had a goal and two assists for the Dukes (6-0 Colonial Athletic Association, 12-7). She played in 15 games, starting in 12.

Ashley Bonetz, Kent State: Bonetz, a senior midfielder-back from Daniel Boone, had a goal and three assists for the Golden Flashes (6-1 Mid-American Conference, 12-6). She started all 18 games.

Belle Bressler, Maryland: Bressler, a junior midfielder from Berks Catholic, scored two goals for the Terps (4-4 Big Ten, 15-7), who advanced to the Final Four. She played in 20 games.

Kasey Bubel, Towson: Bubel, a senior defender from Schuylkill Valley, had an assist for the Tigers (1-5 Colonial Athletic Association, 5-13). She started all 17 games and tied for the team lead with 1,056 minutes played. She was named to the All-CAA second team.

Kailie Connor, Miami: Connor, a sophomore midfielder from Wilson, had an assist for the RedHawks (6-1 Mid-American Conference, 12-11), who qualified for the NCAA Tournament. She played in 11 games, starting in two.

Azure Fernsler, Kent State: Fernsler, a senior goalie from Wilson, started in 17 games for the Golden Flashes (6-1 Mid-American Conference, 12-6). She made 104 saves, had a .800 saves percentage and a 1.57 goals-against average. She was voted the MAC Defensive Player of the Year and to the All-MAC first team.

Sophia Gladieux, Penn State: Gladieux, a sophomore midfielder from Oley Valley, led the Nittany Lions (6-2 Big Ten, 14-6) with 18 goals and 38 points. Gladieux started all 20 games for Penn State, which qualified for the NCAA Tournament. She was one of two unanimous selections to the All-Big Ten first team.

Sydney Grim, Massachusetts-Lowell: Grim, a freshman forward from Berks Catholic, played in eight games for the River Hawks (2-6 America East, 9-7).

Peyton Halsey, Northwestern: Halsey, a junior midfielder from Exeter, had two goals and three assists to help the Wildcats (5-3 Big Ten, 18-5) win their first national championship. Halsey played in all 23 games, starting in 21.

Madi Herb, Connecticut: Herb, a freshman forward from Wilson, had three goals and four assists for the Huskies (5-2 Big East, 11-11). She played in 20 games, starting in one.

Emily Horace, American: Horace, a sophomore defender from Wilson, had two goals and four assists for the Eagles (6-0 Patriot League, 13-4). She played in all 17 games, starting in 16 for an American team that qualified for the NCAA Tournament.

Alli Huddleson, Central Michigan: Huddleson, a senior back from Berks Catholic, played in 13 games and started in six for the Chippewas (1-6 Mid-American Conference, 4-13).

Kendra Jones, Liberty: Jones, a senior forward from Twin Valley, ranked second on team with 10 assists to  help the Flames (7-0 Big East, 20-3) win the Big East title and finish second in the NCAA Tournament. She started in 22 games.

Morgan Kaufmann, Connecticut: Kaufmann, a sophomore midfielder from Wilson, finished second on the team with eight assists to go with one goal for the Huskies (5-2 Big East, 11-11). She started in all 22 games.

Shannon Lackey, Northwestern: Lackey, a senior midfielder-back from Oley Valley, played in eight games for the national champion Wildcats (5-3 Big Ten, 18-5).

Rachel Levan, Ohio State: Levan, a senior goalie from Oley Valley, did not play for the Buckeyes (1-7 Big Ten, 7-11).

Aaliyah Linfoot, Colgate: Linfoot, a sophomore forward from Exeter, started in all 14 games for the Raiders (0-6 Patriot League, 1-13).

Sophia Mackrella, Iowa: Mackrella, a sophomore midfielder-defender from Oley Valley, played in one game for the Hawkeyes (7-1 Big Ten, 17-3), who qualified for the NCAA Tournament.

Ella Maillie, Saint Francis: Maillie, a sophomore midfielder from Exeter, had four assists for the Red Flashes (3-4 Northeast Conference, 7-12). She started all 19 games.

Kara McClure, James Madison: McClure, a senior defender from Twin Valley, had a team-high 11 assists for the Dukes (6-0 Colonial Athletic Association, 12-7). McClure started in all 19 games and led the team in minutes played. She was named to the All-CAA second team.

Hannah Moser, American: Moser, a senior forward from Brandywine Heights, had a goal and three assists for the Eagles (6-0 Patriot League, 13-4). She played in all 17 games, starting in 15 to help American qualify for the NCAA Tournament.

Rachel Sechrist, Hofstra: Sechrist, a senior midfielder from Conrad Weiser, played in one game for the Pride (1-5 Colonial Athletic Association, 7-11).

Carlie Servis, Miami: Servis, a freshman midfielder from Twin Valley, had two goals and an assist for the RedHawks (6-1 Mid-American Conference, 12-11), who qualified for the NCAA Tournament. She played in 22 games, starting in four.

Bryn Underwood, American: Underwood, a sophomore from Wilson, was voted the Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Year after helping the Eagles (6-0 Patriot League, 13-4) win the league championship and qualify for the NCAA Tournament. She played and started in 16 games, made 77 saves, had a .794 saves percentage and a 1.26 goals-against average.

Reagan Underwood, Liberty: Underwood, a sophomore midfielder from Wilson, had three goals and seven assists for the Big East champion and national runner-up Flames (7-0 Big East, 20-3). She started in all 23 games. She won the NCAA Elite 90 field hockey award for athletic and academic achievement at the NCAA Final Four.

Talayna Viscuso, Appalachian State: Viscuso, a sophomore goalie from Twin Valley, played in two games for the Mountaineers (3-4 Mid-American Conference, 7-8).


Source: Berkshire mont

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