RICHMOND, Ind. – Earlham College senior Maite Turlings has been selected to play in the 2018 Victory Sports Tours/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Senior Game, becoming only the second Earlham field hockey player to be tabbed for the honor.
Turlings is one of 60 Division III seniors, as well as a selection of alternates, who was picked to play in this year's Senior Game on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Manheim, Pa.
The Spooky Nook Sports Complex, site of the 2018 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship semifinals and finals and the home training site for the USA Field Hockey Women's National Team, will be the host venue for the Division III Senior Game.
Turlings is one of four field hockey players representing the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), joining Denison's Lucy Pearsall, DePauw's Rose Revolinski, and Wooster's Erika Womack. Ohio Wesleyan's Alexis Roberts was named an alternate for the Senior Game.
Turlings joins Cassie Gage (2009) as the only previous Earlham selection for the NFHCA Senior Game.
"I am extremely proud of Maite and her hard work and dedication to our program," said Emily Girasole, Earlham's head field hockey coach. "It has been nothing but a pleasure coaching her for the past two seasons. I know she will represent our program and the North Coast Athletic Conference at the Senior Game with honor and the same intensity she brings to every practice and every game."
Through 15 games this season, Turlings has five goals and five assists for 15 points. Over her four seasons in Maroon and White, the Heemstede, The Netherlands, native has amassed 18 goals and 16 assists for 52 points. A two-time All-NCAC honoree, Turlings was an NFHCA Second Team All-Great Lakes Region selection in each of the last two seasons.
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