Field Hockey - Varsity Girls
About the Program:
Thayer Field Hockey is one of 13 teams in the Independent School League (ISL) and participates in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) 'Class B' division for tournament play. Our comprehensive schedule includes ISL and NEPSAC opponents, and our home games and practices take place on our main turf field on campus. Recent alumni have gone on to play field hockey at the collegiate level at schools like Northeastern University, Trinity College, Connecticut College, and Stonehill College to name a few. Head Coach Kathleen Boyle, who played collegiately at Dartmouth College and is the founder of the True Grit Field Hockey Club, joined the program in 2020. For any further information, please email Coach Boyle at firstname.lastname@example.org. Go Tigers!
Lilly Arends '21 - Trinity College
|1||Bella Bodio||2021||Ashland, MA|
|2||Martha Arends||2023||Dedham, MA|
|4||Lindsay Warwick||2022||Hingham, MA|
|5||Brooke McLoy||2022||Hingham, MA|
|6||Christine Oar||2023||Scituate, MA|
|7||Annie Middleton||2022||Hingham, MA|
|8||Maggie Fleck||2021||Boston, MA|
|9||Madi Richman||2023||Scituate, MA|
|10||Kasey Devaney||2022||Cohasset, MA|
|11||Izzy Amonte||2023||Humarock, MA|
|12||Lilly Arends (captain)||2021||Dedham, MA|
|13||Emma Hoffman||2021||Wellesley Hills, MA|
|14||Caroline Lally||2022||Norwell, MA|
|15||Annabel May||2022||Scituate, MA|
|16||Celia Benson||2024||Scituate, MA|
|17||Elizabeth Gill||2022||Hingham, MA|
|18||Anna Kenney||2022||Hingham, MA|
|19||Abby Foran||2022||Hingham, MA|
|23||Eileen Gooding (captain)||2021||North Easton, MA|
|GK||Leonie Kuehberger (captain)||2021||Hingham, MA|
|GK||Millie Smith||2023||Needham, MA|
Kathleen BoyleHead Coach
Kathleen Boyle has been announced as the new Varsity Field Hockey Head Coach for the fall 2020 season! Kathleen is the founder and director of True Grit Field Hockey club, where she serves as head coach for the south-shore-based club’s U14-U19 teams, and oversees its youth development programming. Kathleen earned a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College, where she was a four-year starter for the Division I Ivy League field hockey team. Prior to founding True Grit, Kathleen worked in sports marketing with a specific focus on sports nutrition, athlete and event sponsorships and public relations for leading active lifestyle brands. Kathleen attended Dartmouth High School (MA) where she was a captain of the school’s only Division I state champion field hockey team and is a member of the school’s athletic hall of fame. Kathleen aims to inspire competitive, skilled, passionate athletes who develop leadership, character, confidence and teamwork through student athlete experiences. Kathleen lives in Scituate, MA with her husband, Terry, and their children Brendan, Molly and Maren.
Taylor BloodAssistant Coach
Taylor Blood, a member of the USA Field Hockey development team, joins Thayer Academy after coming from a two year stint at the Division I level with University of Massachusetts-Lowell. At UMass Lowell, Blood created practice plans, scouted opponents and planned accommodations for road trips. She also assisted in recruiting efforts. Blood has also coached with the Northeast Elite Field Hockey Club since 2016. In that position, she has coached various clinics, camps and training sessions with the program, which is ranked in the top 10 in the nation. The Hampton Falls, N.H. native spent her collegiate tenure as a forward/midfielder on the Boston University field hockey team. Helping to lead her team to back-to-back Patriot League Championships, she totaled 47 career points with 16 goals and 15 assists in 80 games played. She was named to the Patriot League All-Conference Team in 2015 and 2016, in addition to earning NFHCA All-Region honors as a junior and senior. Continuing her playing career, Blood was named to the U.S. National Women's Development Team in January 2018. As part of this squad, she had the opportunity to compete internationally in Chile against the Chilean National Team in May 2018 and in The Netherlands against the Scotland and Belgium National Teams in April 2019. Blood graduated from BU with a bachelor's degree in health science in 2017.
Sarah MorseAssistant Coach
Sarah Morse is in her 1st season on the Thayer field hockey staff. She is a coach of the south-shore-based True Grit Field Hockey Club. She attended Stonehill College, where she earned a bachelor's degree as an economics major and small business and entrepreneurship double minor. Morse was also a captain and member of the Division II Field Hockey program at Stonehill and spent her collegiate career as a midfielder/defender for the Skyhawks. She earned the status of All-American in two different positions, earning honors as a midfielder her junior year and again as a defender her senior year. As a Captain, two time All-American two time All NE10 First Team performer, Morse helped lead her team to NCAA tournament appearances all four years and back to back Northeast-10 Conference Championships her sophomore and junior year. Sarah earned NE10 All Championship team honors both seasons and was named the NE10 Championship Most Outstanding Player as a junior. Morse started 61 of her 79 career games played and totaled six goals and 24 assists for 36 points, finishing her career fifth in program history for career assists. Sarah earned CoSIDA Academic All-District at large first team and Academic All-American third team honors as a junior and NE10 Scholar- Athlete of the Year nominee and ZAG/NFHCA National Academic Squad as a senior. Morse earned NE10 Academic All Conference honors as a senior and has collected NFHCA National Academic Squad status all four years. Sarah received the Thomas Aquinas medal for having the highest cumulative gpa on the field hockey team as a sophomore and junior and was named to the NE10 Commissioner's and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll every semester. She was a Dean’s List student and a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma and Omicron Delta Epsilon honor societies. As a senior, she earned Stonehill's Edward E. Martin Outstanding Scholar Athlete of the Year Award for her superior academic and athletic achievement.