Former UMass field hockey goalkeeper, Team USA reach bronze medal game
UMass alumna assists U.S. Field Hockey National Team at international competition
UMass alumna one of 18 selected to U.S. National Team for international competition
Former UMass field hockey goalkeeper helps U.S. National Team earn gold
UMass field hockey alumna one of 18 chosen to represent the United States
Alesha Widdall is in her first season as a volunteer assistant coach with the UMass field hockey team following the completion of a success four-year career as a goalkeeper for the Minutewomen. In her position as a volunteer assistant Widdall will assist the coaching staff in all aspects of the program.
From 2008-11 Widdall served as the starting goalkeeper for the Minutewomen, accumulating 78 starts in 81 appearances totaling 5,650 minutes of action. A two-time NFHCA All-American, Widdall won 47 games in the cage for UMass, tallying a .774 save percentage and 1.40 goals-against average for her career. In addition to her successful collegiate tenure, Widdall continues to stay active as a player with the U.S. National Team, earning her first senior side cap during the 2012 Champions Challenge.