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Hajduks bring sister act to Saint Michael's field hockey

PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:46 am
by SJ
Hajduks bring sister act to Saint Michael's field hockey

...As it turned out, the younger Hajduk’s own path also led from Winthrop High School to Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont, and it included joining her sister on the Purple Knights’ field hockey team.

“I was more looking for a place of my own,” Katriona, a freshman, admitted. “And being always with my sister, throughout middle school, high school, I was a little hesitant of wanting to come to a college that she was at because, again, I wanted my own place. But being two months into the school year now I am so, so thankful to have her here with me. She’s very supportive and she’s always there, and it’s making the transition a lot easier.”

Micaela, now a senior at St. Michael’s, made the trek west from Winthrop three years ago — initially for the school and its academics. Eventually, she landed a spot on coach Carla Hesler’s team with an opportunity to continue her field hockey career. ... ld-hockey/