It was a feeling that was hard to put in words. Flashback to 2012 - Katie DeSandis was taking off her sneakers and pads for the last time as a member of the Columbia Field Hockey.
Buttinger's Ontario squad went 2-0-1 in pool play before claiming shutout victories in the semifinals and championship game. Buttinger netted a pair of goals and started all five games.
For the third consecutive year, Columbia field hockey head coach Caroline Nelson-Nichols' CN19 "College ID" Camp is sold out. The two-day event will be held from July 29-30 at the Baker Athletics Complex.
The 17-game slate will begin on the campus of the University of Virginia when Columbia takes on the Cavaliers on Friday, September 1 at 5 p.m.
The Lions will welcome goalkeeper Alexa Conomikes, forward Meghan Fahey and midfielders Grace Payne, Kelsey Farkas and Emily Pedrick.
Head coach Caroline Nelson-Nichols and assistant coaches Samantha Fahey and Katie DeSandis spoke with ILDN after