Field Hockey's Salese Garners Postseason Honor

PHILADELPHIA – Penn field hockey senior Lea Salese was named first-team Dartfish/NFHCA Division I All-Mid Atlantic by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. The Quaker’s co-captain is a two-time first-team honoree.

Salese, a midfielder, scored eight goals and had three assists for the Red and Blue this season. She led the Ancient Eight in game-winning goals with five. The Livingston, N.J. native is a three-time All-Ivy League selection and two-time first-team recipient.

She started in all 69 games in her career and tallied 16 career goals, 15 assists and 47 points.

The Quakers finished the season 9-8 overall and 3-4 in the Ancient Eight.

Written by Heather Palmer, associate director of athletic communications