Colorado Springs, Colo. - Pacific freshman Emily Tregoning (San Jose, Calif.) has been selected to represent California in the Field Hockey Senior Women's National Championship in Washington DC. The event will be held at American University, May 20-27.
A forward for the Tigers, Tregoning played in all 18 games last season, picking up two assists and taking 13 shots. She was second on the team with two defensive saves in her first season with Pacific.
The top field hockey athletes in the United States, including collegiate all-stars, current National Team members and members of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Team will compete for a highly coveted spot on the National Team roster and the opportunity to represent the United States on the world's biggest stage, the Pan American and Olympic Games. This one week showcase event is the only opportunity for athletes to gain selection to the National Team.
Athletes attending the Women's National Championship will play in six matches, including the finals. USA Field Hockey's National Coaching staff will be evaluating athlete performances throughout the week and selecting a handful of the most elite to fill the Women's National and Development Squad rosters.