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2020 Varsity Field Hockey

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2020 Varsity Field Hockey

Our program has focused on developing great student-athletes and leaders. Building community is important to the Wildcats, and they give back by participating in yearly breast cancer awareness games and hosting food drives. 

OUR LEAGUE AFFILIATIONs:

Walker’s field hockey program competes in the Western New England Prep School Field Hockey Association (WNEPSFHA), a division of the New England Prep School Athletic Council (NEPSAC). Walker’s is a Class “C” division competitor, and also competes in the prestigious Founders League. League competitors include Choate, Taft, Hotchkiss, Loomis, Westminster, Kent, Kingswood Oxford, and Miss Porter’s.

 

Team Stats

Season

Record

44 W
29 L
4 T
0 W
5 L
0 T
6 W
9 L
1 T
0 W
0 L
0 T
12 W
7 L
1 T
12 W
4 L
1 T
14 W
4 L
1 T

Schedule

Date
Time
Opponent
Location
Score
Status
09/09/2017
2:30pm
Loomis Chaffee School
1-0
09/13/2017
3:00pm
Berkshire School
3-2
09/16/2017
2:15pm
Westminster School
1-3
09/20/2017
3:00pm
The Hotchkiss School
1-1
09/22/2017
5:00pm
Choate Rosemary Hall
7-0
09/27/2017
4:30pm
The Bancroft School
4-0
09/28/2017
4:30pm
Kingswood Oxford School
7-0
10/02/2017
4:45pm
Suffield Academy
1-2
10/04/2017
3:00pm
The Gunnery School
6-0
10/07/2017
3:30pm
Pomfret School
3-0
10/11/2017
3:00pm
Williston Northampton School
2-1
10/14/2017
8:00am
Play 4 The CURE Play Day
-
10/18/2017
3:00pm
Millbrook School
7-0
10/21/2017
2:30pm
Kent School
0-2
10/25/2017
3:00pm
The Taft School
1-2
10/28/2017
1:30pm
Miss Porter's School
6-1
11/04/2017
3:30pm
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
8-2
11/08/2017
2:30pm
Cheshire Academy
8-2
11/11/2017
1:00pm
Greens Farms Academy
6-0
11/15/2017
2:15pm
Portsmouth Abbey School
7-0
11/18/2017
2:00pm
Pingree School
-
11/19/2017
1:00pm
TBD
-
09/12/2018
11:00am
Choate Rosemary Hall
4-3
09/15/2018
10:15am
Westminster School
3-2
09/19/2018
11:00am
The Hotchkiss School
0-3
09/22/2018
10:30am
Berkshire School
2-0
09/22/2018
11:45am
Berkshire School
0-4
09/26/2018
12:30pm
The Bancroft School
-
09/27/2018
1:00pm
Kingswood Oxford School
4-3
10/01/2018
12:45pm
Suffield Academy
1-0
10/03/2018
11:00am
The Gunnery School
5-0
10/05/2018
1:00pm
The Pomfret School
4-0
10/10/2018
10:45am
Williston Northampton School
5-1
10/13/2018
4:00am
-
10/17/2018
11:00am
Millbrook School
5-1
10/20/2018
10:00am
The Kent School
4-7
11/03/2018
11:30am
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
2-0
11/10/2018
8:00am
Green Farms Academy
1-1
11/14/2018
9:15am
Canterbury School
2-1
11/17/2018
9:00am
New Hampton School
2-1
11/18/2018
9:30am
Windsor School
0-3
09/11/2019
11:30am
Choate Rosemary Hall
7-2
09/18/2019
11:00am
The Hotchkiss School
0-2
09/21/2019
10:30am
Berkshire School
4-1
09/25/2019
12:30pm
The Bancroft School
5-0
09/28/2019
9:30am
The Gunnery School
1-0
09/30/2019
12:45pm
Suffield Academy
1-1
10/02/2019
10:30am
Loomis Chaffee School
2-5
10/05/2019
11:00am
Pomfret School
2-1
10/09/2019
10:45am
Williston Northampton School
2-4
10/11/2019
12:45pm
Kingswood Oxford School
3-4
10/12/2019
10:00am
Play 4 The Cure Play Day
-
10/16/2019
11:15am
Millbrook School
5-1
10/19/2019
10:30am
The Kent School
1-4
10/23/2019
10:30am
The Taft School
0-4
10/26/2019
10:00am
Miss Porter's School
3-1
11/02/2019
11:00am
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
4-0
11/06/2019
9:30am
Cheshire Academy
6-2
11/08/2019
1:15pm
Green Farms Academy
3-1
11/13/2019
9:15am
Hamden Hall Country Day School
2-0
11/16/2019
9:00am
Holderness School
2-1
11/17/2019
9:00am
The River's School
-
09/16/2020
3:30pm
Choate Rosemary Hall
-
09/19/2020
2:30pm
Westminster School
-
09/23/2020
3:00pm
The Hotchkiss School
-
09/26/2020
2:30pm
Berkshire School
-
10/03/2020
1:30pm
The Gunnery School
-
10/05/2020
4:30pm
Suffield Academy
-
10/07/2020
2:30pm
Loomis Chaffee School
-
10/16/2020
4:45pm
Kingswood Oxford School
-
10/17/2020
8:00am
-
10/21/2020
3:00pm
Millbrook School
-
10/24/2020
2:00pm
Kent School
-
10/28/2020
2:00pm
Miss Porter's School
-
10/28/2020
2:30pm
The Taft School
-
10/31/2020
2:00pm
Miss Porter's School
-
11/07/2020
3:30pm
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
-
11/11/2020
2:30pm
Cheshire Academy
-
11/14/2020
2:30pm
Greens Farms Academy
-
09/06/2021
3:30pm
Newington High School
-
09/15/2021
3:30pm
Choate Rosemary Hall
2-0
09/18/2021
3:00pm
Westminster School
1-2
09/22/2021
3:15pm
The Hotchkiss School
1-5
09/25/2021
2:30pm
Berkshire School
2-5
10/01/2021
4:30pm
The Frederick Gunn School
0-2
10/04/2021
4:30pm
Suffield Academy
-
10/06/2021
2:30pm
Loomis Chaffee School
2-1
10/08/2021
4:30pm
Pomfret School
3-4
10/13/2021
2:30pm
Williston Northampton School
2-4
10/15/2021
4:30pm
Kingswood Oxford Shool
2-1
10/20/2021
3:00pm
Millbrook School
3-1
10/23/2021
3:00pm
Kent School
1-2
10/28/2021
4:15pm
Taft School
0-4
10/30/2021
2:00pm
Miss Porter's School
3-1
11/06/2021
3:30pm
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
1-0
11/13/2021
1:00pm
Greens Farms Academy
1-6
11/17/2021
2:00pm
New England Tournament
-
09/14/2022
3:30pm
Choate Rosemary Hall
0-2
09/17/2022
6:30pm
Westminster School
0-5
09/21/2022
3:00pm
The Hotchkiss School
1-4
09/24/2022
2:30pm
Berkshire School
0-2
09/29/2022
4:45pm
Loomis Chaffee School
0-8
10/01/2022
3:00pm
Kingswood Oxford School
-
10/03/2022
4:45pm
Suffield Academy
-
10/08/2022
2:30pm
Pomfret School
-
10/12/2022
3:00pm
Williston Northampton School
-
10/15/2022
6:00pm
Kimball Union Academy
-
10/19/2022
3:00pm
Millbrook School
-
10/22/2022
2:00pm
Kent School
-
10/26/2022
2:30pm
Taft School
-
10/29/2022
2:00pm
Miss Porter's School
-
11/02/2022
3:00pm
The Frederick Gunn School
-
11/05/2022
3:30pm
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
-
11/12/2022
2:00pm
Greens Farms Academy
-
11/16/2022
2:00pm
NEPSAC Class "C" Tournament
-
11/19/2022
2:00pm
NEPSAC Class "C" Tournament
-

Scrapbook

Field Hockey Team Bonding

View Photos from Field Hockey Team Bonding Activities
(Pictured: Adirondacks Trip Summer 2018)

2020 Varsity Field Hockey Gallery

The 2020 Team

Team Roster

Walker's Athletic Logo
  • Captains
  • Ava Calma ’22
  • Emily French ’22
  • Kathryn Mason ’21
  • Claire Shemo ’21
  • Quinn Auger ’25
  • Avery Bloom ’23
  • Isabella Bontatibus (Bella) ’22
  • Ellie Brothers ’22
  • Ava Calma ’22
  • Catherine Chapel ’24
  • Mckenzie Connors ’21
  • Lexi Donshik ’24
  • Alex Faucher ’23
  • Emily French ’22
  • Eesha Gudoor ’22
  • Kathryn Mason ’21
  • Sorrel Reeves ’22
  • Ella Sabelawski ’24
  • Ella Schroeder ’25
  • Claire Shemo ’21
  • Natalie Stewart ’23

Coaches

Mimi Duran
Mimi Duran P'18

Head Coach

mduran@ethelwalker.org

860-408-4294

Mimi Duran has 30 years of coaching experience, both in independent and public schools. She began her tenure at Walker’s in fall 2007 leading an aggressive field hockey effort, winning seven CISAC League titles, six CISAC Tournament titles, and the Class C WNEPSA Championship title in 2010, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Her teams have appeared in the WNEPSA Field Hockey Tournament in 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2014 through 2019.

Mimi most recently worked as varsity field hockey coach at Cheshire High School where her team was a finalist in the State Tournament. Prior to that, she was coach at Wamogo High School in Litchfield, CT. While coaching at Wamogo, her teams made six CIAC semi-final appearances, and won six Berkshire League Championships. Mimi is a Coach of the Year recipient from both CHSCA and CFHCA. She is a NFHCA 200 Victory Club Award recipient, and has been selected to membership in the New Agenda: Northeast Women’s Hall of Fame. In 2015, Mimi was inducted into the Connecticut Field Hockey Hall of Fame. In 2019, Mimi received recognition from the NFHCA for her 300th career win and recently was awarded the M.D. Nadal Award for Sportsmanship, given annually by heads of school and athletics directors from the Founders League.

Mimi holds a Connecticut coaching certification, Level 2 United States Field Hockey Association (USFHA) coaching certification, and is a member of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (USFHA), the Connecticut Field Hockey Coaches Association, and a USFHA “future’s coach.” Mimi has taken nine teams to the National Field Hockey Festival and has traveled with her teams to play in Europe and South America. Several of her former players have earned Founders All-League, WNEPASFH and NEPSAC Field Hockey recognition, Regional All-American recognition, NFHCA All–Academic recognition and have played Division I, II and III field hockey at the collegiate level. Several alumnae have pursued coaching and currently coach at the high school level.

In addition to her coaching duties, Mimi Duran is Associate Athletic Director. She holds a Master’s degree in Professional Sports Management from Georgetown University.

Jade Dennett

Assistant Coach

jdennett@ethelwalker.org

860-408-4217

Coach Dennett began coaching field hockey at Walker’s in the fall of 2018. Dennett was a four-year Division I Colgate player, specializing in defense. Prior to college, she was a four-year member of Futures Field Hockey, a four-year member of Hudson Valley Travel Team, and was selected for Empires in the Hudson Valley, NY region. Dennett was a two-time All-State All-Selection player in high school where she competed for John Jay in Hopewell Junction, NY.

Outside of field hockey, Coach Dennett serves as the Assistant Director of College Counseling and is an Upper School advisor. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, cooking, going to yoga classes, and just being outdoors. She also coaches for HTC Field Hockey.

Other Resources

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

NCAA.org

NCAA Eligibility Center

web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3

National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Class C

nfhca.org