field hockey

Field Hockey’s Humiston Steps Up to Lead Team

Ironically, when new head field hockey coach Emily Humiston was the age of the players she’s now instructing, she was a star player for rival North Allegheny High School competing against the Foxes. In fact, she was so good that she earned a scholarship to play for NCAA Division I Providence College in Rhode Island....
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Hardiman Wins Top WPIAL Award

When Director of Athletics Michael O’Brien told Marissa Hardiman that she had won one of only 10 $1,000 WPIAL scholarships awarded to female athletes, she was pretty surprised. She shouldn’t have been, because the tri-sport scholar athlete has excelled at just about everything she’s done since beginning her freshman year at Fox Chapel Area High...
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Fall Sports Review 2018

The girls’ cross country team had another strong showing at the PIAA Class AAA championships this fall. Three runners – two from the girls’ team and one from the boys’ – and a boys’ golfer were among the state’s top medalists. Fox Chapel Area also produced three section team champions – girls’ cross country, boys’...
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Alumni Update: Abby Pitcairn

Abby Pitcairn, a Fox Chapel Area 2017 graduate, is having quite a freshman year at the University of North Carolina. She is a midfielder on the NCAA Division I top-ranked women’s field hockey team that automatically advanced to the November 9 NCAA playoffs. After posting a 19-0 record, the team also earned its 21st Atlantic...
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One Team, One Goal

There’s nothing that pleases a coach more than when his or her team works together as one unit toward a common goal – regardless of what the scoreboard shows at the end of the competition. So, new field hockey coach Michelle Couch couldn’t have been happier when her players demonstrated just that during their September...
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