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Skyler Fretz
Skyler  Fretz


Oley, Pa.

High School:
Oley Valley



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Lions Selected for USA Field Hockey Young Women's National Championship, Indoor Team

Lions under consideration for U21 national team, Mink to named to indoor squad

2016 Big Ten All-Tournament
2016 All-Big Ten Second-Team
2016 NFHCA All-Mideast Region Second-Team 

Saw action in the 6-2 win against Old Dominion (8/26)… Saw action in the 3-0 win against No. 5 Virginia (8/28)… Saw action in the 8-1 win against Temple (9/2)… Saw action in the 3-1 win against No.9 Albany (9/4)...Saw action in the 4-1 win over Lock Haven (9/11)... Saw action in the 9-1 win against Bucknell (9/13)... Saw action in the 4-3 win against Iowa (9/16) ... Saw action in the 7-0 win against Ball State (9/17)... Saw action in the 5-3 loss against Northwestern ( 9/23)... Saw action in the 3-1 win over Michigan (9/25)... Saw action in the 4-1 win against Michigan ( 9./3)... Saw action in the 4-2 win against No. 11 Princeton (10/02)... had one defensive save in the 2-0 win against Ohio State (10/06)...Saw action in the 5-4 loss against No. 6 Maryland (10/16)... posted three defensive saves in the 4-1 win against Rutgers (10/21)... Saw action in the 3-2 win against Indiana (10/28)...Saw action in the 3-1 win against Indiana to advance to the semifinals of the Big Ten tournament (11/03)...Saw action in the 1-0 win against Michigan to advance to the Championships of the Big Ten Tournament (11/04)... Saw action in the 2-1 win against Maryland to win the Big Ten Tournament (11/06)... Saw action in the 2-1 loss to No. 14 Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament  (11/12)

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015: Played and started in all 19 games... Played a career-high 100 minutes during a 2-1 double-overtime loss to Ohio State. 

Saw time in six games on defense ... Played a personal-high 31 minutes in the NCAA Quarterfinal matchup at No. 4 Syracuse (11/16) ... Participated in a 3-0 win vs. Rutgers (11/17), a 5-0 win at Drexel (10/3), a 5-1 win vs. Lock Haven (9/23) and a 4-0 win at Quinnipiac (9/7).

HIGH SCHOOL: Member of the U.S. U-19 Junior National Team ... Selected to Futures Elite Program in 2013 and 2014 ... Invited to the Juniors National Camp in 2013 ... Youth Olympic Games Qualifier in Uruguay in 2014 ... Played in the Junior Olympics in 2012 ... Four-year letter winner at Oley Valley under head coach Tiffany Cappellano ... Selected as a team captain as a senior ... Two-time first team All-State honoree as a junior and senior ... Named All-County as a junior and senior ... Led her team to the state semifinals in 2013 ... Won three division championships in four seasons ... Played on the club team X-Calibur FHC ... Won a Junior Premier Indoor League title in 2013 ... Claimed the National Indoor Tournament title in 2010 and 2013 ... Was on two Festival championship teams in 2012 and 2013 ... Played in the Canadian Classic in 2013 and 2014 ... Also lettered in basketball and track & field at Oley Valley.

PERSONAL: Full name is Skyler Michaela Fretz ... Born on June 2, 1996, in Pottstown, Pa. ... Parents are G. Dale and Mary Fretz ... Has a sister, Courtney, and a brother, Joshua ... Sister, Courtney, played field hockey at Miami (Ohio) and brother, Joshua, played soccer at Alvernia ... Currently undecided on major.

ON CHOOSING PENN STATE: "The campus felt like a home away from home and I felt very comfortable whenever I would visit. Nothing could compare to Penn State's education and athletic programs. The coaches and the players made me feel completely at home!"



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