First Posted: 9/9/2009
Washington College head field hockey coach Rachel Boyle has named her captains for the 2009 season. Seniors Kristin Bircsak (East Windsor, NJ/Hightstown), Kelsey Kemp (Stroudsburg, PA/Stroudsburg) and Elena Nicholoff (Tunkhannock, PA/Lackawanna Trail) were selected as the three captains. Nicholoff, a goalkeeper, was All-Centennial Conference first team and garnered All-Region second team in 2008. She had a career-high four shutouts, tallied a .811 save percentage and had a 1.86 goals against average a season ago. In 52 career games, she has recorded 451 saves and eight shutouts. Washington opens its conference and home slate on September 13 against Bryn Mawr.