Former Cheshire High field hockey player Sarah Rahn and former Hand field hockey player Shannon Torpey Cribbin are among seven women who will be inducted into the Connecticut Field Hockey Hall of Fame at the organization’s 17th annual induction ceremony and dinner at the Aqua Turf in Southington on Sept. 18 starting at 3 p.m.
Others who will be inducted are Cyndie Adamski (honorary inductee from Brookfield High), Fran Zaloski (New Milford coach), Donna M. Vavrinec (umpire), Marlotte Van Den Bergh (Greenwich High player) and Nancy Kondub-Harris (former UConn player now coaching at New Canaan High).
“We will be inducting seven awesome women who have contributed so much to our terrific sport of field hockey,” said North Branford coach Babby Nuhn who helps organize the event. “They have paved the road for us.”
For reservation information contact Nuhn at email@example.com.
Rahn graduated from Cheshire High in 1992. In three seasons on the Rams field hockey team she had 73 goals and 29 assists, the team went 50-5-3 and won CIAC Class L championships in 1989 and 1991 (co-champs with Greenwich in 1991). She also played field hockey at UConn where she graduated in 1997.
Cribbin played field hockey at Hand High from 1996-99. She had 37 goals and 33 assists in her career and led the Tigers to the CIAC Class M final in 1998 where they lost 1-0 to Pomperaug. As a member of the Futures Program she participated in the Junior Olympics and the National Futures Tournament in 1997.