|Sarah Szewczyk 18
2010: An NEC Fall Academic Honor Roll selection for the second consecutive year, as well as a SGI/NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Team honoree...Appeared in all 18 games, making 17 starts...Scored in the team's season finale at Quinnipiac (10/31)...Had one defensive save.
2009: NEC Fall Academic Honor Roll honoree...Appeared in and started all 18 games...Finished with two assists and added 10 shots...Placed second on the team with three defensive saves.
2008: Two-time Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week...Led the Saints with three goals and six points...Made 14 appearance, including 11 starts...Ranked third on the squad and led all Siena freshmen with nine shots...Named NEC Rookie of the Week (9/22) after scoring first career goal against Fairfield (9/19) and followed that up with another goal against Holy Cross (9/21)...Earned second straight Rookie of the Week honor (9/29) after registering the Saints' lone goal at Bucknell (9/27).
BEFORE SIENA: Earned four letters in field hockey (forward) and three in softball (left field/first base) for Kingswood Regional...As a senior was named Class I Player of the year, Union Leader All-Star, Foster's Player of the Year and Member of the Twin State Team.
PERSONAL: Born October 31, 1989 in Dover, N.H....The daughter of John Szewczyk and Wendy Wickman...Has an older brother, John, who attends Norwich University and two younger brothers, Michael and Adam...Enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, snowboarding and ice skating...A Marketing and Management major who hopes to one day work in advertising...Chose Siena for the atmosphere and fell in love with the school.
WHY I CHOSE SIENA: "I chose Siena field hockey because of how welcoming the whole team was, and also because I was excited to be a part of a positive turn around in the program."
GETTING TO KNOW SARAH SZEWCZYK
My favorite TV show is: The Cleaner
The thing I like most about Siena is: Sunny days lying out on the quad.
My favorite professional sports team is: The Boston Red Sox
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Basketball
Three words that describe me: Positive, Hardworking, Determined
My best Siena Field Hockey moment has been: Laser tag in Connecticut
My favorite book: Nineteen Minutes, by Jodi Picoult
My favorite movie: The Goonies
My favorite flavor of ice cream: Black Raspberry