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Sarah Hawkshaw Joins Incoming Field Hockey Class

UMass head coach Carla Tagliente announced the addition of Sarah Hawkshaw to the 2014 signees on Wednesday.


UMass head coach Carla Tagliente announced the addition of Sarah Hawkshaw to the 2014 signees on Wednesday.

May 21, 2014

AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts field hockey head coach Carla Tagliente announced the addition of Sarah Hawkshaw to the incoming freshman class on Wednesday morning. Hawkshaw brings experience as a midfielder and forward to the Minutewomen as the Dublin, Ireland, native has competed on the national level and on the international stage. She appeared with the Leinster U16 team as early as 2009 and most recently played for Railyway Union at the 2014 Club European Championships.

Tagliente has signed seven newcomers to the 2014 Minutewomen squad including Hawkshaw to bring the total number of student-athletes on the roster to 24. Hawkshaw is the second native of Dublin to join UMass field hockey over the previous two seasons, as Cliodhna Loughlin also hails from Dublin and previously competed for Railway Union.

MEET THE NEWEST MINUTEWOMAN
Name: Sarah Hawkshaw
Height: 5-7
Position: Midfield/Forward
Hometown/High School: Dublin, Ireland/Mount Sackville
High School Coaches: Munir Nazir Chandhary & Una McCarty
Club Team: Railway Union
Club Team Coach: Munir Nazir Chandhary
Notes: Won the Topflight International Tournament in Antwerp, Belgium, with Mount Sackville in 2013 ... Member of Railway Union squad that competed in the top division of the 2014 Club European Championships ... Claimed a bronze medal in the Second Division European Club Championships in 2013 ... Competed with the Irish U16 program during 2011 before joining the U18 squad for 2012-13 ... Was a member of the Leinster U16 team in 2009-10 and played for the U18 side in 2011-12 ... Elevated to Leinster U21 for 2013-14 ... Was the captain of Leinster U18 in 2012 ... Also represented Ireland in track and cross country events ... Daughter of Sean and Anne Hawkshaw ... Has three brothers, Daniel, David and James.

 

 

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