Athlete of the Week – Colleen Roemer
SPORT: Field Hockey
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.
Do YOU Want To Be Athlete Of The Week?
Contact Michael Rosen at Rosenm2@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu