By: Heather Norris
The CW Post Field Hockey team has seen a great start to their 2010 season. Currently ranked 5th in the nation, the team boasts a 5-2 record, a visible improvement over their 3-5 start to the 2009 season. The Pioneers have outshot their opponents 127-77 this season and outscored them 19-8. Leading this offensive assault is senior forward Amanda Nann. The three-time Second Team All-American leads the team with 9 goals and 3 assists and, just last week, broke the CW Post record for career goals, with 56.
Name: Amanda Nann
Sport: Field Hockey
Years at Post: Four
Hometown: Hamburg, NJ
Q: What did you first think about Post?
A: “When I first came to Post I loved the campus, it’s beautiful. I really like that it’s not too big and not too small.”
Q: How do you feel about Post now?
A: “Over the past 4 years my opinion has pretty much stayed the same, I still love it.”
Q: What lessons will you take from Post?
A: “I’ve learned to just take everything in stride and in the end hard work will pay off.”
Q: What is your best memory with the team?
A: “I have two. First, when I was a freshman, we beat Bentley in overtime and the whole football team made a tunnel for us. We all felt like we won a championship. My other would have to be my senior year at the variety show. Each class had to do a skit and it was so hilarious, it was great.”
Q: What you want to do after Post?
A: “I want to travel the world, and be a nutritionist for a college football team.”
Q: What will you miss the most from Post?
A: “I’ll miss the girls on my team and all my friends. Oh yeah, and our trainer, Martin Guillet.”
Q: What does breaking the record for career goals mean to you?
A: “Breaking the record was a big accomplishment for me. But the most important thing is to keep winning our games. It’s my senior year and I want to go into the NCAA’s and get the ring!!”