Niskayuna field hockey program wins 2 titles

Members of the Niskayuna Pre-Dawn Warriors field hockey team are shown after winning the February-March session of play in the Capitalland Winter League. Team members shown in the back row from left are Claire Skumurski, Isabelle McDonald, Jen Huh, Meaghan Kehoe, Ava Schroeder, Ana Dickson, Kristen Brinsko; shown in the front row from left are Charlotte Hay, Izzy Pipa, Eileen King, Lauren Moran, Cameron Brownsey, Hailey Jones. Not pictured in the photo is team member Emma Skumurski. (Photo provided)Members of the Niskayuna Pre-Dawn Warriors field hockey team are shown after winning the February-March session of play in the Capitalland Winter League. Team members shown in the back row from left are Claire Skumurski, Isabelle McDonald, Jen Huh, Meaghan Kehoe, Ava Schroeder, Ana Dickson, Kristen Brinsko; shown in the front row from left are Charlotte Hay, Izzy Pipa, Eileen King, Lauren Moran, Cameron Brownsey, Hailey Jones. Not pictured in the photo is team member Emma Skumurski. (Photo provided)

BY MICHAEL KELLY
Gazette Sportswriter

HALFMOON — The Niskayuna Pre-Dawn Warriors field hockey team recently won back-to-back sessions of the Capitalland Winter League at the Sportsplex of Halfmoon.

The program won both the December-January and February-March sessions of the league.

Between the two sessions of play, team members included Kristen Brinsko, Cameron Brownsey, Jen Diefendorf, Ana Dickson, Charlotte Hay, Jen Huh, Hailey Jones, Meaghan Kehoe, Eileen King, Isabelle McDonald, Lauren Moran, Izzy Pipa, Ava Schroeder, Claire Skumurski, Emma Skumurski, and Abby Wells.

Members of the Niskayuna Pre-Dawn Warriors field hockey team are shown after winning the December-January session of play in the Capitalland Winter League. Team members shown in the back row from left are Abby Wells, Jen Huh, Meaghan Kehoe, Ana Dickson, Jen Diefendorf, Claire Skumurski, Kristen Brinsko, and Isabelle McDonald; shown in the front row from left are Charlotte Hay, Izzy Pipa, Hailey Jones, Eileen King, and Lauren Moran. (Photo provided)

Members of the Niskayuna Pre-Dawn Warriors field hockey team are shown after winning the December-January session of play in the Capitalland Winter League. Team members shown in the back row from left are Abby Wells, Jen Huh, Meaghan Kehoe, Ana Dickson, Jen Diefendorf, Claire Skumurski, Kristen Brinsko, and Isabelle McDonald; shown in the front row from left are Charlotte Hay, Izzy Pipa, Hailey Jones, Eileen King, and Lauren Moran. (Photo provided)

About the Author

Michael Kelly
Michael Kelly is a sports reporter for Your Clifton Park and Your Niskayuna, weekly print publications of The Daily Gazette. Kelly grew up in Clifton Park and graduated from Shenendehowa High School in 2006. He is also a 2010 graduate of the Stony Brook University School of Journalism. Kelly's work has been honored by the New York News Publishers Association, the New York State Associated Press Association, and the Associated Press Sports Editors. His work has previously been featured in The (Amsterdam) Recorder, The Saratogian, and Albany Times Union.