TOP 100: Ocean City High School junior Tara McNally commits to Hofstra University!
Player Name: Tara McNally
Player Ranking: Top 100
Grad Year: 2021
College Choice: Hofstra University (D1)
Date Committed: February 13, 2020
State: New Jersey
High School: Ocean City High School
Club: WC Eagles
What will you major in/study?: Accounting
Honors and Accomplishments: 2019 MAX Field Hockey First Team All-New Jersey Region, Third Team All-State, First Team All-Group 3, Cape Atlantic League Player of the Year, AAU Junior Olympics, U16 National Futures Championship
Why did you choose this school?:I chose Hofstra because of the excellent academics, great team atmosphere and it is a program where I can compete at a high level and become a better field hockey player everyday.
Other Colleges Considered: St. Joseph’s University, Fairfield University, Lehigh University, Bucknell University, Stockton University
Who would you like to thank?: I would like to thank all the coaches at WC Eagles, especially Jun, Richard, Guy and Jaja, for all that they do and for being the place where Hofstra saw me play. Thank you to the coaches at Ocean City High School – Kelsey Burke, Patti Pepe and Mikenzie Helphenstine – for pushing me to be the best that I can be and to Trish Lefever for getting my sisters and me started playing field hockey. Lastly, thank you to my parents and family for always believing in me.