Congratulations Katie Wuerstle, Kent State!

Commitment Story by PhilaFH:

Class of 2020
Perkiomen Valley
Mainline Mayhem
Midfield/Forward

College Commitment: Kent State University
NCAA Division I / MAC
committed June 3, 2019

Intended major: Undecided

On choosing Kent State: “Kent State offered everything I was looking for in a school. The campus is beautiful and spacious, and there is a lot of opportunity in different areas of study. The Kent State field hockey program has a strong history and a great coaching staff that made me feel comfortable.”

Other colleges considered: Catholic, LaSalle, Temple, Towson

Field hockey honors: 2017 Pioneer Athletic Conference 2nd Team, 2017 PA All-State Honorable Mention, 2017 Perkiomen Valley Coaches Award, 2018 Pioneer Athletic Conference 2nd Team, 2018 PA All-State 2nd Team, 2018 Perkiomen Valley Coaches Award, 2019 Winter Escape Top Performer

Best field hockey moment: “Scoring the game-winning goal last year in the state playoffs to advance our team into the PA state quarterfinals for the first time in over ten years.”

Field hockey goals: “My goals are to continue to better myself as a field hockey player, and to help Kent State compete for the MAC championship.”

Wuerstle’s shout-out: “I would like to thank all of the coaches I’ve had over the years for developing me as a player. I would especially like to thank my high school coach Erik and club coaches Hannah and Alex. I would also like to thank all the amazing teammates I have played with and for the support of my family. Lastly, I want to thank Coach Kyle and Coach Caitlin for giving me this amazing opportunity!”