2021 NFHCA Division II All-American Teams announced
Photo credit: Mark Palczewski
BROCKPORT, N.Y. — This year, 32 Division II student-athletes have been recognized by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) as All-Americans for their performances throughout the 2021 season — the selections are divided into first and second teams.
Twenty-four student-athletes were selected as All-Americans for the first time in their careers, five were honored for the second time, and two student-athletes — Kelly Diplock from Limestone University and Caitie McNamara from West Chester University — were selected for the third year. One student-athlete, Jazmin Petrantonio from Shippensburg University, received All-American recognition for the fourth time.
Honorees are listed below, first by All-American team, then alphabetically by last name.
First Team All-American
Hannah Barbush, East Stroudsburg University (Defense)
Jacklyn Brown, Adelphi University (Defense)
Krista Dietz, Pace University (Forward)
Kelly Diplock, Limestone University (Forward)
Alyssa Donato, Kutztown University (Midfield)
Kylie Gargiulo, Assumption University (Goalkeeper)
Jenna Graf, Assumption University (Defense)
Bri Harsh, Millersville University (Forward)
Caitie McNamara, West Chester University (Defense)
Jazmin Petrantonio, Shippensburg University (Midfield)
Mira Polzer, Converse University (Midfield)
Jenna Puleo, Saint Michael’s College (Midfield)
Jenna Sluymer, Shippensburg University (Forward)
Valerie Van Kuijck, West Chester University (Forward)
Celeste Veenstra, East Stroudsburg University (Forward)
Caitlin Wink, Shippensburg University (Defense)
Second Team All-American
Tori Albright, Shippensburg University (Defense)
Hannah Brown, Millersville University (Midfield)
Deirdre Burchill, Assumption University (Forward)
Rachel Dusman, Kutztown University (Forward)
Meredith Fagan, Millersville University (Defense)
Raegan Hickey, Stonehill College (Forward)
Allie Hosto, Lindenwood University (Defense)
Danielle Kempf, Adelphi University (Midfield)
Kerstin Koons, Millersville University (Goalkeeper)
Carly LaCasse, Saint Anselm College (Forward)
Mackenzie McConnell, Saint Anselm College (Goalkeeper)
Leigh Roselli, Kutztown University (Defense)
Sam Simione, Bentley University (Defense)
Dara Spavlik, West Chester University (Defense)
Emma Velez, West Chester University (Midfield)
Sarah Womer, Shippensburg University (Midfield)
The NFHCA Division II All-American announcement is the first in a list of postseason awards from the NFHCA. The NFHCA Division II Regional Players of the Year will be released December 15 and NFHCA Division II National Player of the Year will be announced on December 16.
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) is a nonprofit organization serving field hockey coaches and supporters of the game from across the United States. The mission of the association is to champion, strengthen, and celebrate field hockey coaches and the game. The NFHCA strives to be the organization that every field hockey coach looks to for the resources to grow in the game and the inspiration to stay in the game.