Field hockey: Norristown's Georgia Werkiser signs with national power Millersville

Norristown senior Georgia Werkiser, seated beside Coach Rachel Shuster, signs a national letter of intent to continue her academic and field hockey career at Millersville University during a recent event at the high school that was also attended by, standing from left, Norristown principal Ed Roth and parents Mark and Cheryl Werkiser.

Georgia Werkiser profile

High School: Norristown

Graduation Year: 2018

Position: Midfield

College Choice: Millersville

College Major: Undecided

Parents: Mark and Cheryl Werkiser

Major Athletic Honors (Field hockey)
4-year starter, 2-year captain, scored 14 of team’s 15 goals in 2017
1st team All-PAC midfielder in 2016, 2017
BNote: Began high school career as 3-sport athlete (basketball, softball)

Why did you choose this school? “We made the visit and I loved it. I knew they had a strong program. The visit was great. I made up my mind then, that’s where I wanted to go.”

Millersville field hockey program notes: Captured NCAA Division II national championship in 2014, won PSAC title in 2016

Coach’s comments, Rachel Shuster: “No one on the team is anywhere near her level. She knows the game well. She leads the team, speaks up and is very committed. She has all the skills and always works hard. Her stick skills have grown every year.”