TOP 50: 2022 Ella Ganocy commits to the admissions process at Princeton University!
Player Name: Ella Ganocy
Player Ranking: Top 50
Grad Year: 2022
College Choice: Princeton University (D1)
Date Committed: October 7, 2020
High School: Harvard-Westlake School
Club: WC Riptide
Honors & Accomplishments: 2020 MAX Field Hockey West/Mid-West Region Player to Watch, 2019 MAX Field Hockey West/Mid-West First Team, LAFHA First Team All-League, LAFHA All-Tournament Team, Outstanding Offensive Player Award, U16 Stars & Stripes Elite Game, AAU Junior Olympics, U16 National Futures Championship, Under Armour Select Game
What will you major in/study?: STEM
Why did you choose this school?: I chose Princeton because of its highly competitive field hockey program, amazing academics and incredible coaching staff.
Other colleges considered: University of Virginia, Cornell University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth College, Yale University, University of California Berkeley
Who would you like to thank?: I’d like to thank my coaches, especially Taylor Swezey, Erin Creznic, Shawn Nakamura, Shawn Hindy, and Paul Singh, who have inspired me to be better and pushed me to always be the best I can be. I’ve learned so much from each and every one of them, and I wouldn’t be where I am today without them. I would also like to thank all my family, especially my parents, for always supporting me and providing me with so many opportunities. Thank you for driving me everywhere and being my biggest supporters. I’d also like to thank my friends and teammates for inspiring me and supporting me through everything. Finally, I’d like thank the Princeton University coaching staff, Coach Tagliente, Coach Rizzo, Coach Prince, and Coach Carlino for blessing me with such an amazing opportunity. I’m so honored and excited to be a Tiger!