Congratulations Hanna Saxon, Fairfield University!

Commitment story by PhilaFH:

Class of 2020
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School
Mainline Mayhem Field Hockey Club
Forward/ Midfield

College Commitment: Fairfield University
NCAA Division I / MAAC
committed December 10, 2018

Intended major: Business (undecided)

On choosing Fairfield: “I chose Fairfield University because I love what they have to offer for a student-athlete. They have a competitive field hockey program, amazing coaching staff, perfect location, and strong academics. After attending many of my sister’s games at Fairfield, I knew that this was the best place for me.”

Other colleges considered: Ball State University, College of the Holy Cross

Field hockey honors: 
2016 District 1A Champions
2017 Regional District IA Champions
U16 2017 USA Festival Champions – Pool A
2017 Champions of Top Recruit Spring Fling Tournament
U19 2018 Shooting Star Champions – Pool A
2018 All-State Senior/Junior Academic Award

Best field hockey moment: “When my high school team won districts my freshman year at Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School.”

Field hockey goals: “To finish out my high school career by winning states. In the long run, I would like to make a great impact in college and help Fairfield University field hockey become an even stronger program than it is today. Overall, I hope to play to my best ability.”

Saxon’s shout-out: “I first want to thank my high school and club coach Alexandra McMahan for pushing me to become a better player each season and believing in me as a Division 1 player. I also would like to thank my parents for being there for me throughout the whole process and supporting my decision.”


The Main Line Field Hockey Club

The Main Line Field Hockey Club (“Mayhem”) is the first field hockey club to offer advanced skills development in the heart of the Main Line of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. MAYHEM is about MORE than just field hockey. It’s about building confidence in young women that will change their lives, and it’s about coaches who are not only experts in their craft but who serve as role models.