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Field Hockey Players Participate in USA Field Hockey's National Championship

Abby Bascetta

Abby Bascetta

June 3, 2013

Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Boston College field hockey players junior Abby Bascetta and sophomore Jacqueline Kelleher took part in USA Field Hockey's Women's National Championship from May 23-29 at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. The two Eagles played for the New England/North team.

New England/North finished 0-4-1, tying New Jersey, 2-2. Mid-Atlantic/South came away with a 4-2 victory over Pennsylvania.

Jacqueline Kelleher


"It was a privilege to play at the Women's National Championship with the best players in the country and with those who represent USA Field Hockey on an international stage," Bascetta said. "This experience as helped me grow as a player and I look forward to bringing what I've learned back to BC field hockey this fall."

"Getting the opportunity to play with other players and be coached by those in my region was a great experience," Kelleher said. "Playing with teammates I am not used to was a great learning experience, as was playing with and against those who competed in the 2012 London Olympics. Being able to play alongside and learn from the best players in our country was such a great opportunity for me."

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