Assistant Coach Lindsay Bower (Messiah '17) joins the Red Devil field hockey coaching staff for the 2017 season. Recently graduating from Messiah College, Bower moves to the sidelines following an outstanding career as a student-athlete for the Falcons.
A three-year starting midfielder for the 2016 NCAA Division III National Champions, Bower served as a team captain during her junior and senior years. She was a 2016 All-American, two-time South Atlantic All-Region and three-time All-Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) Commonwealth selection.
Bower was selected to play in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Senior Game and was as the Division III Collegiate Women's Sport Awards (CWSA) Honda Cup Athlete of the Year Nominee for Field Hockey.
A four-year member of the NFHCA National Academic Squad, Bower was recognized as a Scholar of Distinction as a junior. She was a two-time Academic All-MAC honoree and the 2016 MAC Commonwealth Senior Scholar-Athlete.
In addition to her experience as a player, Bower is currently a coach and recruiting coordinator for the Central Penn Elite field hockey club.
Graduating from Messiah College in May 2017, she earned a B.A. in Human Development and Family Science with minors in Pre-Counseling & Therapy and Children & Youth Services. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Counseling at Messiah.