Athlete of the Week

Photo courtesy of New Paltz Sports Information
Photo courtesy of New Paltz Sports Information.

Athlete of the Week – Colleen Roemer

SPORT: Field Hockey

YEAR:  Fourth

MAJOR: Mathematics

HOMETOWN: Pound Ridge, New York


How Did You First Start Playing Field Hockey?

I started playing field hockey in middle school. I was interested in playing because I had a background in ice hockey.

Outside Of Playing Field Hockey, What Do You Like To Do?

I like watching sports on television, listening to country music and going to concerts.

Who Are Your Biggest Role Models?

My biggest role model was my high school field hockey coach. I always admired her coaching style.

Are You A Fan Of Any Professional Teams?

I’m a New York Rangers fan. For other sports I’ll always root for the New York teams.

Do You Have Any Sports-Related Superstitions?

I don’t have any superstitions.

What’s Your Favorite Sports Memory?

While I have so many great sports memories from high school and college, my greatest sports memory was winning a state championship with my first club ice hockey team. That was where my love for sports started.


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