Dallmeyer Announces Incoming Field Hockey Class of 2025

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BETHLEHEM, PA. – Lehigh’s chief field hockey coach Caitlin Dallmeyer announced Thursday the upcoming 2025 Mountain Hawks class, a class of four athletes from across the country and around the world.

“Overall, this is a small but powerful class,” said Dallmeyer. “They had great difficulty recruiting and learning about and understanding Lehigh during a pandemic. We are glad they were willing to put their trust in our staff and the university during a unique recruitment and admission process, although we don’t have nearly as many personal ones Having had contacts with this group (outside of Zoom, of course), we gathered excitement and energy upon their arrival, ready to be discharged when they step onto campus and become a member of the LUFH in just a few months.

“We are confident that the next year will be an exciting year for LUFH and a great success can be expected in the near future. I know this class will help us achieve our goals and demonstrate our team values ​​in the process.”

Jenny Canoni • GK • Bronxville, NY • Hackley School • AGH Field Hockey Club

Canoni was a four-year varsity starter and senior co-captain at Hackley School. She was a two-time MVP and four-time All League first-team winner. Canoni was named the second all-county team. At the AAU Junior Olympiads in 2018, she took second place and was five times a participant in the national indoor tournament and twice a participant in the national club championship (both years sixth). Canoni played college basketball for four years while working as an honor roll student in the classroom for four years.

Why Lehigh? “I chose Lehigh because the academic and athletic environment is competitive, the beautiful campus and the seemingly endless leadership opportunities. I was really impressed by the drive and determination of both the players and the coach and I wanted the opportunity to be part of to be something. ” the special. “

Coach Dallmeyer about Canoni: “Jenny really impressed us with her personality on and off the field. She loves the game and you can see how it shines through her when she plays. She is loud, aggressive and often connects well with Those around them We are happy to have two very talented goalkeepers on our squad who train and help raise the level of training so our strikers are better prepared for the game. Jenny’s personality will be a great addition to the backcourt and one that we know will fit seamlessly into our team. “

Guusje Hogendoorn • M • Apeldoorn, The Netherlands • Apeldoorn High School • HC Ares

Hogendoorn impressed the field hockey field at a young age. From the age of ten, she always played in her first teams, including debut at the age of 15 in the first women’s team (with athletes aged 18 and over). From the age of 16, Hogendoorn only played for the first women’s team. She played in the U16-1 at national level and took second place as Apeldoorn’s sportiest student. In the classroom, Hogendoorn took the Cambridge First Certificate and the Cambridge Advanced Exam. As an honorary student, Hogendoorn took six years of Greek and cultural classes and three years of Latin classes.

Why Lehigh? “I chose Lehigh because it is my dream to study and play field hockey at a high level in the USA. Lehigh University offers me this opportunity. Talking to the coaches and team members made me feel very welcome straight away. I feel like Lehigh. ” The perfect place for me to develop as a person and as a field hockey player. Finally, Lehigh offers great academic programs and the opportunity to participate in a competitive field hockey program. “

Coach Dallmeyer on Hogendoorn: “Guusje was our latest addition to this class. She has expertise in both midfield and defense and has played at a high level throughout her development process. We are excited to see which position she best in our class fits. ” Team and game structures. Their strength in terms of ball and spreading skills, as well as their defensive footwork and positioning, will add great value to the style of hockey we are working on. “

Eleni Kountroubis • F • Lansdale, PA. • North Penn High School • FSC Hawks

Kountroubis was a three-year varsity starter at North Penn High School. She was also team captain and twice nominated for the second team’s All-Conference. Kountroubis played club field hockey with FSC Falcons, a five-time national indoor tournament and a two-year futures contestant. Kountroubis was a multi-athlete, also as a two-year athletics university letter winner and two-time district and state qualifier. In the classroom, she was a four-year Honor Roll student, a member of the National Honor Society, the Key Club, the Link Crew, and the Future Business Leaders of America.

Why Lehigh? “I chose Lehigh because of the incredible academics they offer their students, as well as the beautiful campus, and I loved the fact that the team was so welcoming.”

Trainer Dallmeyer about Kountroubis: “Eleni is a wild, aggressive and talented player. She brings great speed and versatility to our line of scrimmage. Her vision and her quick release have made her an enormous asset to any team she has played on has led to goals scored. ” and won games. We are delighted that Eleni is adding to our line of attack and bringing her relentless aggression to LUFH. “

Cate Monaco • D • Richmond, Virginia • Trinity Episcopal School • Richmond Panthers United

Monaco was inducted into the Max Field Hockey Class of the Top 100 of 2021 after a four-year career at Trinity Episcopal School. Monaco was named senior captain and helped Trinity at the beginning of her career – in the second and second year – to VISAA (Back-to-Back State) championships. At the same time, she helped Trinity to a second place as a newcomer. In her time, Trinity was number 3 in the mid-Atlantic region. The team won its League (LIS) championship from 2017-19, including consecutive undefeated seasons in year two in 2018 and juniors in 2019 – with a combined 44-0. Monaco was selected for the National Futures Championship three times and won that Tournament 2017. She was appointed to the NFHCA All-Academic Squad and Scholar of Distinction in her junior year. Monaco was selected three times for the National Futures Championship and won the 2017 tournament. Monaco, also a four-year-old varsity lacrosse player with Trinity, received the Hugh O’Brian Leadership Award for his sophomore year and the Mount Holyoke Award as a junior. Academically, Monaco was in the top 10 in its class, received the Gold Key Scholastic Art Award in its second year, was a member of their school’s Student Conduct Council (selected by students and teachers) and was an International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidate.

Why Lehigh? “I chose Lehigh because I immediately felt welcome in the community. When I visited the campus for the first time with coaches and the team, everyone was so committed. I had a strong connection with the coaches and I loved the team environment and Later on, I returned to campus with my mom. I was so excited to show her around, and in that moment I knew this was the place for me. “

Trainer Dallmeyer Regarding Monaco: “Cate is a balanced, calm and confident defense attorney. We were really impressed by her maturity and thoughtfulness throughout the recruitment process. She knew what she was looking for in a school and a program. After meeting her and her family it was clear Lehigh was a good choice for all of us. I’m excited to add another talented defender to our field who will help create more depth and options for future lineups. “

Surname Item Hometown / high school society
Jenny Canoni GK Bronxville, NY / Hackley School AGH Field Hockey Club
Guusje Hogendoorn M. Apeldoorn, Netherlands / Apeldoorn High School HC Ares
Eleni Kountroubis F. Lansdale, Pa./ North Penn High School FSC falcon
Cate Monaco D. Richmond, Va./ Trinity Episcopal School Richmond Panthers United

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