2016 Victoria Cunningham

Collingswood recent graduate Victoria Cunningham will
continue her playing career at Rider University!

PLAYER NAME: Victoria Cunningham


HIGH SCHOOL: Collingswood Sr High School

CLUB: South Jersey Edge

POSITION: Midfield/Forward

COLLEGE CHOICE: Rider University (Division I – Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)

RIDER IN 2015: Finished 12-7, #50 in Final NCAA RPI Rankings, NR in Final 2015 Coaches Poll, lost to Quinnipiac in MAAC Tournament semi-final 3-2

OTHER COLLEGES CONSIDERED: Quinnipiac University, LIU-Brooklyn, Mercy College, East Stroudsburg University, C.W. Post, Montclair State University

WHAT WILL YOU MAJOR IN/STUDY?  Health Sciences towards goal to work in Orthopedic field with children inflicted with Perthes Disease

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE RIDER?  “My sister plays field hockey at Rider; I love the coaches and players and way they are a family unit on and off field; wished to attend smaller university offering pre-med program.”

ANYONE YOU WOULD LIKE TO THANK?  “Kathi Liszewski, SJ Edge for giving me and my sister opportunity to play at SJ Edge; Jeanine Callahan for believing in me when she coached me at SJ Edge; Lori and Dan Hussong for the opportunity to play with my sister; my sister for always being there for me; and my Mom, whose love for sports and dedication to me and my sister made playing DI field hockey possible through her tireless efforts getting us where we needed to be (in all our sports) all by herself since we were in preschool, her encouragement to always believe in ourselves, have a great work ethic, and never stop reaching for the stars or playing to our potential, and for her love of the game of field hockey!”