Local field hockey players vie at Junior National Camp

Field hockey players Oliva Bolles of the University of Connecticut (Villa Maria, Phoenixville) and Spring-Ford graduate and Duke commit Alyssa Chillano were selected for the U21 division of the Junior National Camp that kicked off July 6.

Spring-Ford graduate Gabby Major made the U19 division team.

Megan DuVernois of Collegeville and Kelsey Giese (Perkiomen Valley) were among those invited to compete in the U17 division.

The camp runs through July 9 at Spooky Nook in Lancaster.


The camp is the premier camp for Under-21 athletes, comprised of the top 110 athletes selected from the National Futures and Futures Elite Championship. Based on their performances from the camp, athletes may earn selection to additional USA Field Hockey programs, including the Under 17, Under 19 and Under 21 Junior National Teams.