Boston College field hockey announced the class of 2021 yesterday. Six new Eagles will join the team for the 2017 season next fall. They are: Cassidy Atchison, Maddy Dorn, Fusine Govaert, Caroline McGovern, Jaime Natale, and Elizabeth Warner.
Cassidy Atchison is a defender/midfielder from Virginia Beach, Virginia. Max Field Hockey ranked her as one of the top 50 players in the class of 2017. She is a three-time Junior Olympic selection and has been named first team all-state, all-conference, and all-region.
Maddy Dorn is a midfielder from Allentown, Pennsylvania. She has earned all-state, all-conference, and all-region honors. Dorn helped lead her club team to gold medals at National Indoor Tournaments and National Festivals. She captained her high school team as a senior.
Fusine Govaert is a midfielder/forward from Rye, New York. Max Field Hockey ranked her as one of the top 50 players in the class of 2017. Govaert was born in Holland and began playing field hockey there before moving to the USA. She has earned all-state honors three times. Govaert played for the 2014 USA U19 National Indoor Team.
Caroline McGovern is a midfielder from Churchville, Pennsylvania. Max Field Hockey ranked her as one of the top 50 players in the class of 2017. She set her high school's records for points, goals, and assists in a season as a sophomore and broke her own records as a junior. She is a member of the U.S. National Indoor Team and has been since 2014. McGovern's sister, Caitlin, also played field hockey at BC.
Jaime Natale is a midfielder from Media, Pennsylvania. Max Field Hockey ranked her as one of the top 50 players in the class of 2017. She was a first team all-state player in 2015 and participated in USA Field Hockey's 2016 Junior National Camp. She also led her club team to victory in the National Indoor Tournaments 4 years in a row.
Elizabeth Warner is a forward from Acton, Massachusetts. Max Field Hockey ranked her as one of the top 50 players in the class of 2017. Warner has helped her team to win three straight Eastern Independent League championships. When discussing Warner with bceagles.com, Coach Doton noted that she had attended field hockey camps and clinics at BC as a young player.
The Eagles had one of their best seasons yet in 2016, and an impressive incoming class should help them to continue their trend of success. Congrats to the new Eagles!