Wednesday, 03 July 2024 15:27

Skidmore Alum Returns as Assistant Field Hockey Coach

Photo of Sam Skott via Skidmore Athletics. Photo of Sam Skott via Skidmore Athletics.

SARATOGA SPRINGS —Skidmore College alum Sam Skott has been added to the field hockey team as an assistant coach to Beth Hallenbeck. 

Skott graduated from Skidmore College in 2015 with a degree in biology and later earned a Master of Arts in Teaching of biology at Clarkson University. She is currently a biology teacher at Emma Willard School in Troy, where she also coaches field hockey and softball.

During Skott’s playing career at Skidmore, The Thoroughbreds won three Liberty League titles and qualified for four NCAA Tournaments. The two-time All-Liberty League honoree was the Liberty League Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 2013 after scoring the game-winning goals in the semifinal and championship games. In that 2013 season, Skidmore advanced to the NCAA Semifinal game for only the third time in program history. Skott finished her career with 54 goals and 122 points in 85 career games.

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