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UConn Assistants Help Grow Championship Field Hockey Program

UConn Assistants Help Grow Championship Field Hockey Program

Cheri Schulz was in eighth grade when she found out she wasn’t going to be allowed to play soccer with the boys in high school because she was a girl. There was no girls soccer and all her friends played field hockey so she opted for that.

Meanwhile, in England, Paul Caddy wanted to go to rugby practice with his father and older brother, but at age 6, he was deemed too young. So he had to go to field hockey practice with his mother, who was a coach. He found he enjoyed being a goalkeeper — “Mainly because I liked to dress up in the equipment at that point,” he said. “Skateboard helmet, cricket pads, soccer goalkeeping gloves.”

Neither could foresee that they would one day be...

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