Today, November 20th, Philafieldhockey.com is pleased to present the 2nd annual PhilaFH Senior All-Star Game, featuring the best of the best 46 players from 111 high schools, selected by league coaches.
Click here for the 2016 Sr. All-Star Game webpage with links to player bios.
Shout out to the following friends of Philafieldhockey.com who will be at the event tomorrow, sharing their expertise:
Tommy Meehan (Photos from the Sideline) will be capturing the game on film. Tommy’s photos have been featured all fall in most of the PhilaFH Games of the Week this fall as well as daily score posts. His work also spans many area high school teams and sports for girls and boys. A PhilaFH Senior All-Star folder will be added later this week.
Stephanie Blake Hirsch will provide commentary at the Sr. All-Star Game. Hirsch currently provide live play-by-play and color for Penn and the Ivy League Digital Network in field hockey, soccer, and softball, and well as most sports for Temple, where she is a senior. Earlier this fall, Hirsch was named the top up-and coming sports broadcaster in the Philly area. This past summer, she was a broadcaster for the Nat’l Women’s Soccer League calling games on the radio for the Chicago Red Stars. Last fall, Hirsch also called the A-10 Field Hockey Tournament for the A-10 Network. She has interned with the Seattle Storm of the WNBA, producing live games behind the scenes. Follow Hirsch on twitter @hearhirschhoot and Instagram @Steph_Hirsch18
TEAM FREEDOM COACHES: Christina Elisio, Head Coach, Archbishop Carroll (Catholic), team advanced to PCL Championship game. Taylor Shronk, Head Coach, West Chester East (ChesMont National); team advanced to the Quarterfinals of the PIAA AA State Tournament Adele Williams, Head Coach, The Academy of Notre Dame (InterAc); team won 2016 PAISAA State Championship.
TEAM LIBERTY COACHES:
Michelle Finegan, Head Coach, Central Bucks East (SOL Continental); team advanced to PIAA AAA State Tournament this fall.
Carly Reid, Head Coach, Strath Haven (Central); finished 12-7 in the competitive Central League.
Gwen Smith, Head Coach, New-Hope Solebury (BAL); team advanced to PIAA A State Tournament in 2016.
Thanks to Dock Mennonite Academy and Head Coach, Michelle Waldspurger for the use of the beautiful turf field.