2018 Peyton Halsey

 TOP 50 Exeter Twp sophomore Peyton Halsey
commits to Northwestern University!

PLAYER NAME: Peyton Halsey


HIGH SCHOOL:  Exeter Township Senior High School (PA)

CLUB: Nook Field Hockey

POSITION: Midfield

COLLEGE CHOICE: Northwestern University (Division I – BIG 10 Conference)

NORTHWESTERN IN 2016: Finished 13-8, BIG 10 Conference Tournament Semifinalist (lost to Maryland in OT),  did not get selected to NCAA Tournament, #13 in Final Coaches Poll, #16 in Final NCAA Rankings

OTHER COLLEGES CONSIDERED: University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, University of Maryland


WHY DID YOU CHOOSE NORTHWESTERN?  “I chose Northwestern because it is at a high level both academically and athletically. I know that Coach Fuchs, Coach Byrne, and Coach Johnstone will push me to become the best athlete and student that I can be. I also fell in love with the beautiful campus and its proximity to Chicago.”

ANYONE YOU WOULD LIKE TO THANK?  “I would like to thank my mom and Sylvia Leffler-Shunk who were my first coaches and who taught me to love the game; all the training from Karlie Heistand; my high school coach Lisa McCoy; my Nook coaches Matt Soto and Shelton Hunter, and most especially Ali Campbell who has always supported me and pushed me to be the absolute best I can be. Thanks most of all to my friends and family, who have been there for me every step of the way.”