Lower Dauphin senior Goalkeeper Madison Lilliock will continue
her field hockey playing career at Temple University!
PLAYER NAME: Madison Lilliock
GRAD CLASS: 2016
HIGH SCHOOL: Lower Dauphin High School
CLUB: WC Eagles
COLLEGE CHOICE: Temple University (Division I – Big East Conference)
TEMPLE IN 2015: Finished 8-13, Lost to UConn in the Big East Conference Final 7-3, NR in Final 2015 Coaches Poll, #38 in Final NCAA RPI Rankings
WHAT WILL YOU MAJOR IN/STUDY? Sports Management
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TEMPLE? “I chose Temple University because of their great program in my intended major and the opportunity to play field hockey at a Division 1 University in the competitive Big East Conference close to my home. After numerous visits to campus, I knew Temple was where I belonged and the closeness of the players really made me want to be a part of the program.”
ANYONE YOU WOULD LIKE TO THANK? “Most importantly, I would like to thank my parents for their tremendous support in my athletic career, countless hours of their time given to me, and always believing in me. I would like to thank my older brother, Ryan who is such a great role model to me as a brother, student, and athlete. I would like to thank my younger sister, McKenzy for being my best friend and biggest supporter on and off the field. So much appreciation and thanks goes out to my high school head coach, Linda Kreiser for recognizing my potential from the start and for her unique blend of outstanding coaching and constant positivity and support.
To my W.C. Eagles Club coaches, Richard and Jun Kentwell and their tremendous coaching staff: thank you for all the opportunities, outstanding coaching and taking my game to the next level. It is an honor to be an Eagle and play for the top club in the nation. I would like to thank my goalkeeping coaches Erin Hanshue Catalfano and Ali Harris for their intense drills and conditioning, and pushing me to the limit. Thank you to my past and current teammates for all the successes and pushing each other to be better. Lastly, thank you to Temple University and head field hockey coach, Marybeth Freeman for believing in me and affording me this wonderful opportunity.”