Eastern student Savannah Goodness of New Fairfield plays on field hockey team this fall 2023

Eastern Connecticut State University's women's field hockey team recently commenced its fall 2023 season. The roster includes 21 players, welcoming nine first-year members to the program.

Among the student-athletes is Savannah Goodness of New Fairfield, number 23, who plays defense. Goodness is a first-year student who majors in Physical Education.

Head Coach Christine Hutchison enters her 20th season with the program, having won more matches than any other coach in team history.

"With almost half the team as newcomers, we are looking forward to learning and growing as the season continues," said Hutchison.

The team opened its season on Sept. 1 at Johnson & Wales University. To learn more about the program, visit https://gowarriorathletics.com/sports/field-hockey


Eastern Connecticut State University is the state of Connecticut's public liberal arts university, serving upwards of 4,100 students annually on its Willimantic campus. In addition to attracting students from 160 of Connecticut's 169 towns, Eastern also draws students from 32 states and eight countries. A residential campus offering 41 majors and 68 minors, Eastern offers students a strong liberal arts foundation grounded in a variety of applied learning opportunities. Ranked among the top 20 public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report in its 2022-23 Best Colleges ratings, Eastern has also been awarded 'Green Campus' status by the Princeton Review 13 years in a row. For more information, visit www.easternct.edu.


Submitted by New Fairfield, CT

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