2017 PRFH Summer Program Registration Now OPEN

REGISTER: http://leagues.bluesombrero.com/prfieldhockey

2017 PRFH Summer Program
Girls Grades K-12 (Fall 2017)

Pine-Richland High School Stadium

June 15,22,29
July 6,13,20,27

Grades K-6                                  6-7pm             $75
Grades 7-12                               7-8pm             $85
Open Play Grades 7-12+    8-8:45pm     (included in fees)

The Pine-Richland Field Hockey Summer Program is designed to provide a fun way for players to stay active over the summer months while learning and improving their field hockey skills.  It is also a great way for middle school and high school players to work on their skills and improve their game play to prepare for the fall season.

The summer league program consists of age and ability appropriate drills and game-play for players in kindergarten through 12th grades.  A greater emphasis is placed on drills-for-skills for the younger players with increasing emphasis on game-play in the upper elementary, middle school and high school levels.  Full-field 11v11 Open Play offers a more competitive game time and a great way to improve by playing up with more experienced field hockey players.

Prior experience NOT required.

Players are NOT required to attend all weeks to participate.

LEAGUE FUN – Prizes awarded for contests such as silly sock week, crazy hair night, get soaked sessions, and water balloon launches. Girls earn High-5 Awards with a corresponding trip to the prize bin. FUN is guaranteed!

Required Equipment: field hockey stick, shin guards, mouth guard. ***Mouth guards available for $1. Sticks are available for loan.***

T-Shirt included.

The program is open to girls in grades K-12 that are enrolled in the Pine-Richland School District.

Girls not enrolled in the Pine-Richland School District can be placed on a wait list by emailing Coach Donna Stephenson at coachsteve@prfieldhockey.comDO NOT REGISTER until you are notified.  Preference is given to students of area schools that do not have high school field hockey programs to enable the sport to grow to other school districts.  If your school district has a program, contact your high school varsity coach for an opportunity at your school.

QUESTIONS? Email Coach Donna Stephenson at coachsteve@prfieldhockey.com


PRFH Spring Clinic

PRFH Spring Clinic

Girls in Grades K-8
Pine-Richland High School Stadium
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Grades K-3    2-3pm           $15
Grades 4-8    2-4:30pm    $30

  • Sponsored by the P-R Field Hockey Boosters.
  • Run by the PRFH Coaching Staff and assisted by High School Players.
  • Come try it out and see what Field Hockey is all about.
  • Learn and strengthen your Field Hockey Skills.
  • We have sticks you can borrow if you don’t have one.
  • Bring a mouth guard, shin guards (soccer ones are fine), and a
    water bottle.
  • Deadline to Register: May 13, 2017.
  • Questions: Contact Linda Metzmaier at lmetzmaier@gmail.com.

2017 PRFH Spring Clinic Flyer



2016 NFHCA High School National Academic Squad

The National Academic Squad program recognizes those high school seniors and juniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 or the equivalent through the first quarter of the 2016-17 school year.

Seniors and juniors who have achieved a minimum cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.9 out of 4.0 or the equivalent through the first quarter of the 2016-17 school year are recognized as Scholars of Distinction.

I am proud to announce that several of our players have been named to the 2016 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) High School National Academic Squad:

Christy Malcho
Sarah Metzmaier
Marina Miller
Sarah Mooney
Courtney Murphy
Sammi Pavlecic

Sarah Metzmaier, Sarah Mooney and Courtney Murphy are also recognized as Scholars of Distinction.

This award is sponsored by Keith Waldman of Optimal Performance Associates.  Keith lead our team building workshop during our pre-season.

Please join me and the coaching staff in congratulating these girls on their achievement.

-Coach Steve

2016 WPIAL All-Stars

We are proud to announce that Sarah Metzmaier and Chalinda Schleicher were named to the WPIAL AAA All-Star team.

In addition to Sarah and Chalinda, Molly Rottinghaus was named to the WPIAL AAA Section 1 All-Star team and Sammi Pavelecic was named as an Honorable Mention.

Congratulations to Sarah, Chalinda, Molly and Sammi!

PG North Feature Athlete – Sarah Metzmaier

Field Hockey: North Feature Athlete – Pine-Richland’s Sarah Metzmaier

Written by Joe Koch on .

Name: Sarah Metzmaier
School: Pine-Richland
Grade: 11
Sport: Field Hockey
Position: Forward

Background: Metzmaier is a three-year starter on Pine-Richland’s forward line and leads the Rams’ offense in goals and assists this year. Metzmaier earned Class 3A Section 1 All-Star honors as a freshman and sophomore, and 3A all-WPIAL honors as a sophomore. Metzmaier is a member of German Club, Interact Club and Pittsburgh Venom Field Hockey Club. She is on the High Honor Roll and is a member of the NSHSS (National Society of High School Scholars). She plays the saxophone in the Marching Band and oboe in the Symphonic Wind Band. Metzmaier is a People to People Student Ambassador. She also assists with rescue dog socialization and is looking to gain therapy dog training skills. Sarah is a regular volunteer in the community’s youth field hockey program.

Coach Donna Stephenson & Coach Laura Peery said: “Sarah is an offensive powerhouse and a workhorse in our attack, often passing off the ball to her teammate for a sure goal rather than taking the shot herself. She has awesome stick skills, great vision of the field, and excellent game sense. Sarah is a clutch player who teammates go to and look to in tight game situations.”

PG North Feature Athlete – Sammi Pavlecic

Field Hockey: North Feature Athlete – Pine-Richland’s Sammi Pavlecic

Written by Joe Koch on .

Name: Sammi Pavlecic
School: Pine Richland
Grade: 12
Sport: Field Hockey
Position: Defensive Midfielder

Background: Pavlecic is a captain this year for Pine-Richland. She scored the game-winning goal in the Rams’ scrimmage against Mt. Lebanon and helped to contain and limit many goals during a scrimmage against Fox Chapel. Pavlecic has really impressed Pine-Richland coaches so far and they are looking forward to seeing what this season has in store for her. Pavlecic is a dual athlete, as she also plays ice hockey in the winter. She is looking to play field hockey in college, but with lots of prospects she is still undecided at the moment on which one. She is an excellent student and is very well rounded. Pavlecic also puts in many volunteering hours in the off season, helping out with Pine-Richland’s youth program and many different organizations throughout the area.

Coach Donna Stephenson said: “Sammi is a delight to have on the team. She is a great leader and really steps up on the field to set a positive example for her teammates. She always works hard and it really shows come game time.”

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