Mercyhurst University Women's Field Hockey


  • Top 8% for retention in women's field hockey
  • Top 4% in women's field hockey in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 5% tallest athletes in women's field hockey
  • Top 2% tallest midfielders in women's field hockey
  • Top 23% tallest forwards in women's field hockey
  • Top 15% tallest backfielders in women's field hockey
  • Top 20% tallest goalkeepers in women's field hockey
  • Top 46% for spending per athlete in women's field hockey in Division II
  • Top 12% in women's field hockey for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 25% in women's field hockey in Division II for ACT score
  • Top 37% in women's field hockey in Division II for SAT score
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Team Information - Women

Division II
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
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Counseling Associate

Chris Deyoung has worked at Sparks since 2013. He holds a B.A. from Rutgers and an M.Ed. from the University of Michigan. He has served as a high school head coach and on the collegiate level at Rutgers and Michigan. His program at Rutgers went to club status while Chris worked as the recruiting coordinator there, and he brings an understanding of the collegiate athletic club experience to Sparks.

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Academic Information

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On Campus
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Classroom Ratio:
13 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
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Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
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Top 3 Majors:
  • Intelligence, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Russian Studies 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 35
Exercise Physiology 9
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 15
Business Administration and Management, General 18
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 9
Business/Managerial Economics 2
Fashion Merchandising 13
Finance, General 20
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 24
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 2
International Business/Trade/Commerce 5
Marketing Research 17
Marketing, Other 6
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 5
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 2
Art Teacher Education 4
Biology Teacher Education 0
Business Teacher Education 0
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 1
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 17
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 0
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 0
Foreign Language Teacher Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Music Teacher Education 5
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Social Studies Teacher Education 0
Spanish Language Teacher Education 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Art Therapy/Therapist 6
Athletic Training/Trainer 10
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 10
Music Therapy/Therapist 2
Public Health, General 19
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 9
History, General 14
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 54
Forensic Science and Technology 16
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 14
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 6
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences
Intelligence, General 73
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 23
Sustainability Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 0
Religion/Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 0
Geology/Earth Science, General 4
Psychology, General 22
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 11
Social Sciences
Anthropology 11
Archeology 0
Political Science and Government, General 8
Sociology 1
Theology and Religious Vocations
Religious Education 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Dance, General 9
Fine and Studio Arts Management 0
Fine/Studio Arts, General 4
Graphic Design 10
Interior Design 9
Music Performance, General 0
Music, General 3

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