Saturday, August 06, 2005

The Love of Hockey

Swarthmore College graduate Lurah Hess '99 has seen the highs and lows when it comes to field hockey team competition. Her high school team - Mount View High School - did not win a single game during her scholastic career. Things changed when she got to Swat, as the Garnet won three Centennial titles in 1995-96-97. Hess had 19 goals and three assists for a career-best 41 points as a junior. She remains active in the sport today, but as an official. And a good one. Now she is working toward a dream -- becoming a certified umpire for the women's World Cup and Olympic Games.

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