2012: In her freshman campaign, Drabich played in 5 games for the Saints...Played a season high 38:49 minutes against Monmouth (10/21)...Recorded 18 saves for a .581 save percentage...Played a total 124:28 minutes at goal.
BEFORE SIENA: A four-year starter and letterwinner at Delaware Valley Regional High School...Selected to the First Team Skylands Conference Raritian Division...Student Athlete of the Month in September...Named to the All Lehigh Valley First Team by the Express Times...Also lettered in softball where she was the designated hitter.
PERSONAL: Born on April 7, 1994...Parents Mark and Denise own a fish market and gourmet food store...Has two brothers, Mark who is 19, and Alec who is 15...Volunteered three years at a young girls field hockey camp...English major with a concentration in Education, wants to be a novelist or columnist.
WHY I CHOSE SIENA: "I loved the see and feel of the campus. The field hockey team made me feel right at home."
ZAPPONE ON DRABICH: "She also comes in with great skills. She's very quick across the cage. She has a lot of energy and communicates real well with the team."
GETTING TO KNOW MARY DRABICH:
Twitter Handle: @MaryJenniferDee
What I like most about Siena College: The small classroom sizes, the Athletic Community, and my Teammates
What I like most about my sport: It gives me a challenge every time I step on the field forcing me to dig deep and over come it physically and mentally. It is also a lot of fun and unique.
What I like most about Coach: They are both very personable and easy to talk to. I know I can go to them about anything, not just field hockey. Both Coaches really look out for the well being of all the players on and off the field.
Best moment of the previous season: When we realized as a team, we were actually growing and getting much better.
My hobies: Hanging out at the beach and hiking with friends
If I could travel anywhere: I would go to Italy.
Best advice I have ever received: Don't let your mind decide how far your body can be pushed.
My dream job: Being a writer for SNL (Saturday Night Live)
My future plans: Stay in New York, preferably the city and try to land my dream job.
My favorite flavor of ice cream: Coffee
My favorite TV show: The Bachelorette
My favorite ice cream: Coffee
My favorite phone app: CANDY CRUSH
My favorite movie: Bridesmaids
My favorite pro athletes: Derek Jeter and Hope Solo