Trio of Spartans Head to U-21 National Championships
June 19, 2013
East Lansing, Mich. - - Spartans Allie Ahern (Buffalo, NY), Becky Stiles (Medford, NJ) and Abby Barker (Columbus, Ohio) are among the top field hockey athletes in the country competing at the USA Field Hockey U-21 National Championships this weekend in Norfolk, Va.
The 2013 Championship will begin on Thursday, June 20 and run through June 25. Old Dominion University will host this prestigious tournament at the Powhatan Sports Complex.
Four teams will compete for the U-21 championship, split into North, Metro, South and West squads. Barker will compete for the West team, Ahern for the South, and Barker will suit up for the Metro squad.
Stiles and Barker competed at the US Field Hockey National Championships in late May, vying for a spot on the U-21 team. Stiles competed for Team New Jersey, and Barker for the Midwest/California Squad.
For more USA Field Hockey U-21 coverage, check out www.usafieldhockey.com and @USAFieldHockey on twitter for tournament updates, results and features.
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