Category Archives: Field Hockey

Weekend Successes – A Client and Alumni Roundup

Over the weekend, we saw a number of successes for many of our FirstPoint USA clients and alumni.  Here we’ve put together a list highlighting just some of many recent achievements and successes.   UWA Men’s Soccer For the fourth year in a row, the University of West Alabama Tigers have captured the Gulf South […]

Laura Baker - Field Hockey

Laura Baker’s Top 10 Tips For Playing Hockey in the USA

This is a guest blog by FirstPoint USA Sports Consultant, Laura Baker; a former Virginia Commonwealth University field hockey student athlete. Having completed her Bachelors in Business Management and Masters in Sports Leadership degrees at the school, while also having a stellar playing career for the school, Laura continued to work for the University as a […]

Melissa Bannerman - Field Hockey

Melissa Bannerman – Committed to Hendrix College

Congratulations to Melissa Bannerman who has recently committed to a field hockey scholarship at Hendrix College, Arkansas. The former Lomond School pupil recently caught up with us to explain why she chose to attend university in the US, how she found the process of obtaining her scholarship, and what she is looking forward to most […]

Imogen Davies - Committed to Yale

Imogen Davies – 5 Things I’m Most Looking Forward to at Yale University

Recent St Columba’s graduate, Imogen Davies, has committed to a field hockey scholarship at the prestigious Yale University. We recently caught up with Imogen to hear the five things she is looking forward to most upon heading out to the US. Playing hockey at the highest level is something which Imogen tells us she is […]

NCAA Proposals - Transfers

NCAA Proposals Would Ease Path for Transfers

Currently, NCAA rules allow for coaches and administrators to freely leave one school for another, but student athletes face restrictions in doing the same thing. However, current proposals suggest that the rules for transfers may soon move away from schools, and towards college athletes – a move that could be viewed as long overdue. The Division […]

Maddie Cleat – 5 Things I’m Looking Forward to at Cal Berkeley

FirstPoint USA client and recent graduate of St Columba’s School, Maddie Cleat, has committed to a field hockey scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley. As Maddie only has a few months before she sets off for the states, we recently caught up with her to find out what she is most looking forward to […]

Committed – Yale University for Imogen Davies

Imogen Davies, of Kilmacolm, has recently committed to Yale University with a field hockey scholarship. We’re pleased that Imogen was able to take some time out from her current studies to tell us a bit more about herself and what she is looking forward to the most about studying in the states. Imogen has resided […]

Mairi Fletcher – Committed To Michigan State University

Mairi Fletcher is the newest field hockey player to join our ranks here at FirstPoint USA and has recently committed to a field hockey scholarship at Michigan State University. Hailing from Glasgow, Mairi has attended Hutchesons Grammar School since Primary 1 and has told us she has thoroughly enjoyed her time there. Mairi tell us that […]

Maddie Cleat – Committed to University of California, Berkeley

We’re pleased to announce that FirstPoint USA client, Maddie Cleat, has confirmed her place and is heading to the University of California, Berkeley with a field hockey scholarship. Maddie hails from Kilmacolm, and attends St. Columbus School where she is currently sitting her final year exams. Maddie has had a very successful sporting career so […]

FirstPointUSA Client Round Up!

It’s been a great weekend for our clients in their various teams across America. He’s a round-up of how some of our players got on. Tom Sibbald – University of Midland Congratulations to Tom and his teammates for their 4-3 win over scored the winner for the University of Midland over Friends University. Tom scored […]