2017 Kiera Alventosa

Ward Melville senior Kiera Alventosa
commits to Amherst College!

PLAYER NAME: Kiera Alventosa


HIGH SCHOOL:  Ward Melville High School (NY)

CLUB: Strong Island

POSITION: Midfield

COLLEGE CHOICE: Amherst College (Division III – NESCAC)

AMHERST IN 2016: Finished 11-5, Lost in NESCAC Tournament Quarterfinals to Hamilton College 1-0, #14 Ranking in Final Coaches Poll, NR in Final NCAA Regional Rankings

OTHER COLLEGES CONSIDERED: Vassar, Middlebury, Williams, Tufts, Colgate

WHAT WILL YOU MAJOR IN/STUDY?  Environmental Science

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE AMHERST?  “ I love everything about Amherst, the campus, the curriculum, the field hockey team. It will allow me to pursue my passions of field hockey, community service and research. Attending Amherst will give me the opportunity to play competitive field hockey, while also being able to concentrate on my studies and other interests.”

ANYONE YOU WOULD LIKE TO THANK?  “My parents and siblings for supporting and encouraging me. My Coaches for teaching me so much and helping me become passionate about playing field hockey!”