Field Hockey Seniors Capture Major Athletic Awards

Amanda Magadan and Katelyn Arnold walked off with the major awards for female athletes at “Pardees.”  Pardees is the final event honoring this year’s athletes and traditionally occurs right before graduation . Magadan received the coveted Charles A. Albert award for outstanding female athlete and Arnold received the class 1913 award recognizing the outstanding student athlete. Both teammates were all patriot league selectees and on the Patriot League honor roll. Both had already received honors from the Lehigh Valley Alumni Association as outstanding female athlete and student athlete. Both had been key performers all four years of their career.

Field Hockey seniors Amanda Magadan,Katelyn Arnold, Aliza Furneaux, and Ami Turner speak to their fans for the last time as students.

Magadan was an all-american selection and was recently selected to be a member of the US Women’s field hockey team. She has already been training on weekends with the team in Spooky Nook, Pa. while finishing her requirements for graduation occurring tomorrow. Arnold will graduate with a 3.95 GPA and Magadan with a 3.31 GPA .

Both are carrying home a ton of hardware collected over their four years. Highlights for these seniors include signature wins over top 20 and top 10 teams, appearances in the Patriot League playoffs, and competitive games with eventual National and past national champions.

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William Rappolt

I am past chairman of the Lafayette Friends of Field Hockey and a former BOT member at Lafayette College. My wife and I are members of the Board of Trustees for USA Field Hockey Foundation. I am currently Chairman of that Board. I am the retired treasurer of M and T Bank Corporation and a 30 year fan of Division one field hockey

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