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2008 field hockey alumnae team
With just enough players back for a full squad, the Wesleyan alumnae team of (standing, L to R) Lindsay Wasserman '03, Tory Whitney '08, Maddie Rottman '08, Cortney Tetrault '07, Sonya Behnke '03, Laura Pfeiffenberger '03, Cindy Nye '87, Linda Polonsky '82, and Jen Honen '86 are flanked by assistant coach Jen Shea Lane (far left) and head coach Patti Klecha-Porter (far right).  Kneeling are (L to R) Marley Aloe '03 and Melissa Courtemanche '03.  This spirited squad jumped out to a 4-1 lead midway through the second half of its scrimmage with the varsity team Saturday August 30, and hung on to capture a 4-3 contest.  Seven of the 11 returning players had been team captains during their senior year.


Jen Honen '86 Melissa Courtemanche '03
Jen Honen '86 was a two-sport standout at Wesleyan, excelling in both field hockey and lacrosse.  She directs the wellness program at Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, Conn. Melissa Courtemanche '03, who coaches the field hockey team at Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Conn., gets set for a drive.  She scored half of the goals for the alums and was a second-team all-NESCAC selection in 2002.
Cindy Nye '87 Sonya Behnke '03
Cindy Nye '87, whose diving defensive save late in the contest helped the alums keep the lead, was a three-sport team captain (field hockey, basketball and lacrosse) during her Wesleyan years. She was a rare winner of both the Hoagland (top contributor to women's athletics) and Maynard (top scholar-athlete) Awards in 1987. Sonya Behnke '03 netted one of the goals for the alums. She was a second-team all-NESCAC pick as a senior.
Lindsay Wasserman '03 Tory Whitney '08
Lindsay Wasserman '03 turned in her usual stellar job in goal.  She started in that position for two years and was chosen second-team all-NESCAC as a senior.  She also was a four-year starting pitcher in softball.  She is an assistant coach in both sports for the Cardinals. Tory Whitney '08 was a team co-captain and second-team all-NESCAC choice last year for the Cardinals.
Marley Aloe '03 Cortney Tetrault '07
Marley Aloe '03 collected first-team all-NESCAC laurels her senior season as a defender.  She coaches the field hockey team at Kingswood-Oxford School in West Hartford, Conn. A two-sport all-NESCAC standout in 2006-07, Cortney Tetrault '07 scored one of the goals for the alums.  She was a first-team pick in field hockey and second-team in lacrosse her senior year. She coaches at Kent School in Kent, Conn.