The Main Line high school field hockey scene this past fall featured some strong teams, including Academy of Notre Dame (16-5, Inter-Ac co-champions), Conestoga (22-3, PIAA 3A state semifinalists), Episcopal Academy (17-3-2, PAISAA state finalists), Villa Maria Academy (17-7, District 1 2A champions, PIAA 2A state semifinalists), Radnor (17-5, third place in District 1 2A tourney), Shipley (10-5, Friends’ Schools League champions) and Archbishop Carroll (14-8, Catholic League champions).
The All-Main Line high school field hockey teams are selected by the coaches. The Main Line Media News sports staff limits the number of spots available to first team, second team and honorable mention – but follows the priority of the coaches’ selections.
What follows are the 2022 All-Main Line high school field hockey teams:
Saylor Milone, Academy of Notre Dame – Junior forward, the Inter-Ac’s Most Valuable Player, scored 52 goals in 21 games (including eight game-winning goals) and dished out 16 assists for the Inter-Ac co-champions. Committed to the University of Michigan.
Maeve Seeger, Academy of Notre Dame – Junior defender and captain was team MVP for the InterAc co-champions. Boston College commit was an all-around player, chipping in with four goals and three assists in addition to playing excellent defense.
Caroline Chisholm, Agnes Irwin – Sophomore forward/midfielder, a first team All-InterAc selection, was the Owls’ MVP, scoring 13 goals in 15 games and dishing out nine assists. Was named one of the Top 100 Players in the country (Class of 2025) and was an all-state/region nominee.
Courtland Schumacher, Archbishop Carroll – Senior midfielder, a first team All-Catholic League selection and the Patriots’ Most Valuable Player, was an all-around player, scoring 10 goals in 22 games and dishing out nine assists. Committed to play at Fairfield University.
Cate McConaghy, Archbishop Carroll – Senior midfielder, a first team All-Catholic League pick, was a powerful force for the Patriots, tallying 15 goals and dishing out 16 assists in 22 games. Has committed to play at Sacred Heart University next fall.
Sienna Golden, Archbishop Carroll – Junior forward, a first team Al-Catholic League selection, was a prolific scorer for the Patriots, scoring 48 goals in 22 games. Has committed to play field hockey at Ohio State University.
Kate Galica, Conestoga – Senior forward, a first team all-state and All-Central League selection, scored 35 goals in 25 games and dished out 19 assists. Was on 2022 NFHCA All Region First Team, and finished her career with 282 points, including both goals in the PIAA 3A state semifinal.
Shae Wozniak, Conestoga – Sophomore forward, a first team all-state and All-Central League pick, tallied 34 goals in 25 games and dished out 15 assists for the PIAA 3A state semifinalists. Was a third team All-American selection, and was on 2022 NFHCA All Region First Team.
Alex Lepore, Conestoga – Junior goalie, a first team All-Central League selection, allowed just 22 goals in 25 games and recorded 79 saves for a .780 save percentage. A second team all-state selection, she has committed to Temple University.
Charly Bruder, Episcopal Academy – Senior midfielder, a first team All-InterAc selection, was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the PAISAA state finalists. The University of North Carolina commit scored a team-leading 28 goals in 22 games for the Churchwomen.
Alexis Ventresca, Episcopal Academy – Senior midfielder was EA’s primary midfielder possession-wise, and was noted for her top performance in the biggest games, her versatility from offense to defense, her toughness and extreme effort, and her valuable leadership in EA’s drive to the PAISAA championship game.
Paige McMeekin, Episcopal Academy – Junior forward, a first team All-InterAc selection, was the second-leading scorer for the PAISAA state finalists, tallying 10 goals in 22 games. Has committed to Bucknell University for field hockey.
Brooke Parker, Haverford High – Sophomore center back/center middie, a first team All-Central League pick, was the Fords Defensive MVP. Led the defense on corners and on clearing the ball out of the circle, and contributed offensively as a middie distributing passes and on offensive corners.
Grace O’Connor, Lower Merion – Senior midfielder, a repeat selection on first team All-Central League and first team All-Main Line, has been noted for her quick stick work, impressive direct shot on corners, and skill in defending free hits because of her long reach and reaction time.
Kerry McCormick, Merion Mercy Academy – Senior center mid, a first team All-AACA selection and a repeat All-Main Line first team pick, scored 19 goals in 22 games for the Golden Bears this past fall. A first team all-state slection, she was Merion Mercy’s MVP, and has committed to Old Dominion for field hockey.
Alex DeCain, Radnor – Sophomore forward, a first team All-Central League selection, scored a school-record 36 goals in 22 games and dished out 11 assists. Noted for her excellent stick skills and impressive speed.
Meghan Dole, Radnor – Senior goalie and captain, an All-Central League selection, was a dominant force in the cage for the Raptors this fall, and posted eight shutouts.
Riley Barusevicus, Shipley – Junior midfielder, a first team All-Friends’ Schools League selection, tallied eight goals and four assists in 15 games for the FSL champions. Noted by her coach as having “the best aerobic engine on the team and a deep technical tool kit.”
Gia Whalen, Villa Maria Academy – Senior midfielder, a first team All-American and a NFHCA All Region First Team pick, was the Most Valuable Player of the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies (AACA). Led district champions in assists (21 in 24 games) and was second in goals scored (21).
Brynna Hill, Villa Maria Academy – Senior midfielder, a NFHCA All Region Second Team selection, was the Hurricanes’ co-MVP along with Whalen. Was first team All-AACA, dished out 12 assists and will play field hockey for James Madison University next fall.
Caitlin Connell, Villa Maria Academy – Freshman forward, a first team All-AACA selection, led the district champions in scoring (27 goals in 24 games) and dished out 12 assists. Scored 10 goals in the PIAA post-season.
Academy of Notre Dame – Aly Maguire, senior forward; Reese Czajkowski, junior midfielder; Kiera Sack, freshman forward; Reese Milone, freshman midfielder.
Agnes Irwin – Lauren Rose, senior back/midfielder; Ali Gerber, junior back/midfielder.
Archbishop Carroll – Beth Wineburg, junior defender; Megan Sheridan, senior midfielder; Arianna Hall, senior goalie.
Conestoga – Lexi Patterson, sophomore midfielder; Addie Delorefice, junior midfielder; Lily Norton, senior defender; Amanda Hill, senior defender.
Episcopal Academy – Grace Murphy, junior center back; Isabel Andrews, junior goalie; Kiley Gallagher, junior midfielder; Bella Notaro, junior forward.
Harriton – Julia Cognetti, sophomore center mid.
Haverford High – Morgan Elliott, senior center forward.
Lower Merion – Avery Bickell, senior forward.
Merion Mercy Academy – Grace Flood, senior center forward.
Radnor – Sophie Green, sophomore forward; Fiona Ryan, senior center defender; Sadie Schultz, junior midfielder.
Sacred Heart Academy – Caitlin Breslin, senior midfielder.
Shipley – Lily Neilson, sophomore forward; Katie Eads, senior midfielder.
Villa Maria Academy – Ella Cellini, sophomore midfielder; Callen Todd, junior defender; Gabby Balzano, sophomore defender; Emma Maher, senior forward.
Academy of Notre Dame – Sydney Dalton, senior defender; Brennan Czajkowski, senior midfielder; Maddie Rohlfing, senior defender.
Agnes Irwin – Maggie Mullen, junior back; Eliza Vander, senior midfielder.
Conestoga – Emma Nikolic, junior defender; Keating Hopkins, junior midfielder.
Episcopal Academy – Caroline Powell, sophomore left back; Rebecca Block, freshman midfielder.
Harriton – Sage Bowman, freshman center defender; Claire Cognetti, freshman center forward; Maggie Finegan, junior forward.
Haverford High – Erin Coyle, junior left forward; Riona O’Neill, sophomore right forward; Lauren Cascarina, sophomore forward.
Lower Merion – Mia Falco, senior defender; Sophia Weatherwax, senior midfielder; Becca Lappen, senior midfielder.
Radnor – Ella Toll, junior midfielder; Gracie Bookbinder, senior forward.
Sacred Heart Academy – Mary Jane Donahue, sophomore midfielder; Helen Frank, senior center forward; Emily Farrell, senior defensive back.
Villa Maria Academy – Caitlin Files, senior forward; Erin Mitchell, sophomore midfielder.
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