FIELD HOCKEY ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF THREE STUDENT-ATHLETES

CASEY POHLMEYER

DURHAM, N.H.Robin Balducci, 19th year head coach of the University of New Hampshire field hockey team, announced Tuesday that Megan Bozek (Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.), Meg Callanan (Lititz, Pa.) and Casey Pohlmeyer (Millersville, Md.) have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend UNH and begin competition with the Wildcats in the 2010 season.

Bozek was an All-America Second Team selection in both 2008 and 2009 at Lakeland High School, and she was also named to the Regional All-America and All-State teams both years. Her other honors in ’08 and 09 – she captained Lakeland both years – included All-Elite, All-Section, and All-League as well as Journal News and North County First Team. The midfielder competed at the 2008 and 2009 National Futures Championship as well as the ’09 Futures Elite, and she led her team to the ’09 National Festival Pool title.

Bozek recorded 19 goals and 24 assists in her senior season to lead Lakeland to the state, regional, sectional and league titles. In three years, she compiled 41 goals and 48 assists. She also competed o the CNY and Hudson Valley club teams.

Callanan played both forward and midfield for the Warriors of Warwick High School, where she also lettered in track & field. She tallied eight goals and a one assist last season to increase her career totals to 21 goals and nine assists.

Pohlmeyer led Severna Park High School to state and regional championships all four years (2006-09). The midfielder garnered All-State First Team accolades as a senior and All-State Second Team as a junior. Pohlmeyer was also an NFHCA All-Region selection in 2009, when she tallied 14 goals and 11 assists. Her other accolades include All-County First Team in ’08 and ‘09. Pohlmeyer competed at the National Futures Championship from 2006-09 as well as the Futures Elite in 2010 and the AAU Junior Olympics in ’07 and ’08. She also played for the Spark indoor club team from 2004-2010.

The UNH field hockey team finished the 2009 season with a 12-7 overall record and advanced to the America East semifinals for the third consecutive year.

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