Couresty of Eddie Timaus, USA Today.
When Jamie Vanartsdalen set foot on the Bloomsburg campus, she wasn’t sure she had a spot on the field hockey team. She now has a spot in the record book as a vital part of one of the sport’s most successful programs.
A senior, Vanartsdalen is the all-time scoring leader in Division II. Following Tuesday’s 5-0 triumph against Millersville, she has 260 career points on 105 goals and 50 assists. That total ranks eighth all-time for all NCAA divisions. She might also be within reach of the Division II career assists record, needing nine to tie it. That’s an impressive list of accomplishments, particularly considering Vanartsdalen had to walk on as a freshman.
“We just didn’t have any scholarship money to offer her,” says Huskies coach Jan Hutchinson, in her 31st year… Read More