2018 Emily Owens

Methacton rising junior Emily Owens commits to
play field hockey at Drexel University!

PLAYER NAME: Emily Owens


HIGH SCHOOL: Methacton High School (PA)

CLUB: Viper Field Hockey


COLLEGE CHOICE: Drexel University (Division I – Colonial Athletic Association)

DREXEL IN 2015: Finished 8-11, lost to James Madison 3-0 in the CAA Tournament semifinal, NR in Final 2015 Coaches Poll, #31 in Final NCAA RPI Rankings

OTHER COLLEGES CONSIDERED: Saint Josephs, Syracuse and Princeton

WHAT WILL YOU MAJOR IN/STUDY?  Environmental Science/Engineering

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE DREXEL?  “The combination of amazing coaches and team atmosphere.  From the first visit with the coaches and players Drexel felt like home and I knew it was the right fit for me. I love being in the city and Drexel offers great academics and co-op opportunities.”

ANYONE YOU WOULD LIKE TO THANK?  “I would like to thank my parents for supporting me and giving me the opportunities to reach my full potential. My sister for being my role model and a voice of reason. All of my amazing teammates that have supported me and never fail to make me laugh. Viper club for taking a young girl that knew next to nothing about field hockey to who I am now. To all the coaches that I have met and guided me on me on this amazing journey. I am especially grateful to Coaches Denise Zelenak and Nicky Hitchens for giving me the amazing opportunity to play for them.”