FARMINGTON--- The Mt. Blue Cougars field hockey team has the majority of their squad returning from a team that finished 8-6 while playing in class B during the 2012 season.
The Cougars will return to class A this season, and expect to compete each time they step on the field.
"(We) Expect to compete very well in all games, looking strong and fast,"Mt. Blue coach Jody Harmon said. "Excellent team leadership, along with great team support, strong freshmen class coming in as well."
The Cougars have plenty of leadership, as they will have seven seniors on the 2013 roster.
"We lost only one senior. Everyone else is returning and has worked hard during the preseason," Harmon said. "(Our challenges are) improve our overall passing game, communicating, getting the ball in the cage, attacking the goal, and defensive recovery."
Key Players - Position
- Rileigh Blanchet- Goalkeeper
- Sarita Crandall- Forward
- Mikayla Oswald- Forward
- Krista McClatchy- Forward
- Hanna Deon- Defense
- Kyrie Harnden - Defense
- Taylor Hollingsworth- Defense
- Taylor Hollingdale- Midfielder
- Jenna Bullen- Midfielder
- Erynn Hiscock- Midfielder
- Kayla McClatchy- Defense
- Victoria Newbill- Forward
- Emille Rustis- Forward
Mt. Blue will start the season with a road game at Lawrence. The home opener for the Cougars will be against Skowhegan. Click here for the full schedule.