Philomena

Fitzgerald

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Defender
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Alexandria, Va.
High School: T.C. Williams

Bio

Career Honors:
2016 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2016 NFHCA National Academic Squad

2016 (Freshman)

  • Appeared in 16 games for the Crusaders on defense
  • Made her collegiate debut against Siena (8/26)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
  • Earned NFHCA National Academic Squad honors

High School

  • Played three seasons of varsity field hockey at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va. under head coach William Heresniak
  • Captained team as a senior
  • Helped lead team to first Patriot Conference Championship in 20 years during the 2015 season with a school-record 21 victories
  • Totaled nine goals and 15 assists during senior season
  • Named Patriot Conference Player of the Year, first team All-Conference, first team All-Region and first team All-State during senior season
  • Won the Virginia High School League Academic Excellence Award and was selected to the Northern Region Athletic Honor Roll in 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Also played four seasons of varsity soccer
  • Named All-Conference honorable mention in 2015
  • Played club field hockey for Capitol Pegasus under head coach Lloyd Conyersmember of National Honor and National English Honor Societies, as well as serving as the secretary of the Latin Club

Personal

  • Daughter of Wilson Gonzales and Alexander and Karin (Fitzgerald) Puruggnan
  • Has two brothers (Declan & Moses) and two sisters (Eleanor & Maire)
  • Has not yet declared a major 
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