Congratulations Hanna Saxon, Fairfield University!

Commitment story by PhilaFH:

Class of 2020
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School
Mainline Mayhem Field Hockey Club
Forward/ Midfield

College Commitment: Fairfield University
NCAA Division I / MAAC
committed December 10, 2018

Intended major: Business (undecided)

On choosing Fairfield: “I chose Fairfield University because I love what they have to offer for a student-athlete. They have a competitive field hockey program, amazing coaching staff, perfect location, and strong academics. After attending many of my sister’s games at Fairfield, I knew that this was the best place for me.”

Other colleges considered: Ball State University, College of the Holy Cross

Field hockey honors: 
2016 District 1A Champions
2017 Regional District IA Champions
U16 2017 USA Festival Champions – Pool A
2017 Champions of Top Recruit Spring Fling Tournament
U19 2018 Shooting Star Champions – Pool A
2018 All-State Senior/Junior Academic Award

Best field hockey moment: “When my high school team won districts my freshman year at Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School.”

Field hockey goals: “To finish out my high school career by winning states. In the long run, I would like to make a great impact in college and help Fairfield University field hockey become an even stronger program than it is today. Overall, I hope to play to my best ability.”

Saxon’s shout-out: “I first want to thank my high school and club coach Alexandra McMahan for pushing me to become a better player each season and believing in me as a Division 1 player. I also would like to thank my parents for being there for me throughout the whole process and supporting my decision.”