The Nook U19 Black team punched their ticket to the National Indoor Tournament (N.I.T.) by securing a 7th place finish in the Nook’s N.I.T. Qualifier on January 11. After being seeded first in Pool E, Nook U19 Black entered crossovers with a dominating 6-1 victory over Lanco Premier Tigers. After a few setbacks in the quarterfinals and semi-finals, the Nook Black Team took 7th place with a 4-2 win over South Jersey Edge. The National Indoor Tournament will be held in Richmond, VA on February 27 until March 1.
February 14, 2015
Spooky Nook- Lancaster, PA
8:00 am -11:00 am
February 27-March 1, 2015
Hall of Fame Coach, Linda Kreiser enters her second year with the Nook Academy. As pioneer in the sport of hockey in this area, Kreiser, co-founded the Red Rose Club Team which were 1973 Former National Indoor Champions, JFK Tournament Champions, and Current National Festival Champions.
Kreiser is a graduate of Millersville University and was a former National Team Player for seven years. As a USA team player, she toured in South Africa, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), Trinidad, Tobago, Scotland, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, and participated in the World Cup in 1975.
Kreiser has been a volunteer coach for the US National Indoor Team for three years and has toured Austria, Germany, and the 2014 Pan Am Games in Uruguay.
Currently, Coach Kreiser is in her 37th year as Lower Dauphin’s High School Field Hockey Coach and has amassed over 700 wins, 6 State Championships and 12 District titles. She is a USFHA Honorary Hall of Fame Member as well as the NFHCA Coaches Hall of Fame inductee.
Class of 2015
High School: Lower Dauphin
High School Achievements: 2012 & 2013 State Champs, Honor Roll Student
High School Achievements: 2014: CV Varsity Letter Winner (4th in Districts/Quarterfinal States), 2014: First Team Mid Penn All-Star, 2014: First Team All Sentinel All-Star, 2014: Lower Dauphin Falcon Classic – Named to All Tournament Team, 2013: CV Varsity Letter Winner – Starter (4th in Districts/ 1st Time States)
Training Camps: 2014: University of Maryland, 2012: East Coast National Academy, 2012: East Coast CV Team Camp