2017 Grace Royer

Parkland senior Grace Royer commits to
play field hockey at Cornell University!

PLAYER NAME: Grace Royer


HIGH SCHOOL: Parkland High School (PA)

CLUB: XCalibur FHC

POSITION: Midfield/Forward

COLLEGE CHOICE: Cornell University (Division I – Ivy League)

CORNELL IN 2015: Finished 11-6, NR in Final 2015 Coaches Poll, #19 in Final NCAA RPI Rankings

OTHER COLLEGES CONSIDERED: Princeton, Bucknell, UMass, Lafayette, Lehigh


WHY DID YOU CHOOSE CORNELL?  “Cornell met all of my expectations for academic excellence and top notch field hockey. After getting to know the university, field hockey program, and coaching staff, it was a perfect fit for my values as a person and an athlete. I am proud and excited to be able to represent Cornell in the Fall of 2017.”

ANYONE YOU WOULD LIKE TO THANK?  “I would like to thank my family, especially my mother, for their continuous support and help on this journey. I would also like to thank my coaches, Jen Szukics, Erik Enters, and Brian Hope, for teaching me the sport I love and pushing me to be a better player. I do express gratitude to every single coach who has taught me for making my field hockey career a rewarding adventure.”