4 Eph Seniors Earn NFHCA All-New England West Region Honors

CHANDLER, Ariz. – The Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-Region squads were announced.today with 196 student-athletes receiving either first or second team recognition across the six regions.

There were 99 student-athletes on the first team and 97 on the second team across the six regions, which included the Great Lakes, New England East, New England West, North Atlantic, South Atlantic and South. Broken down by class, the All-Region squads consisted of 93 seniors, 56 juniors, 39 sophomores and eight freshmen.

Thirty-five schools placed at least three student-athletes on the All-Region Teams, led by national champion Messiah (South Atlantic), Babson (New England East) and The College of New Jersey (South Atlantic) with five apiece. Schools with four student-athletes on the list included Centre and DePauw from the Great Lakes Region, University of New England and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from the New England East, Tufts, Hamilton, Bowdoin and Williams from the New England West,

All four Ephs were accorded Second Team All-New England West honors from Longstreth and the NFHC: midfielder/forward Rachel Brissette, goalie Margaret Draper, midfielder/defender Katie Gallop and midfielder Kit Rosen.

All four of the honored Ephs were previously named to the 2016 All-NESCAC Second Team.