Field Hockey Inks Eight – Stanford University Athletics

STANFORD, California – The first incoming class under the head coach Roz EllisStanford field hockey has unveiled a deep and talented group of eight student-athletes who will participate in the program this fall. Scout Butler, Kendall Dowd, Chantal Eiwanger, Daisy Ford, Bella Ganocy, Ella Ganocy, Anna Ghuliani and Tottie Taylor has signed national declarations of intent to participate in the Cardinal program.

“I’m excited about this 2022 class,” Ellis said. “Each of our new players brings unique abilities and differences to our team, from how they treat, communicate, solve problems, play and contribute in the classroom. But their passion for being part of our team was the same. We Can’t Wait with getting them back on campus in August and continuing our growth. “

The eight incoming players, listed in detail below, join a Cardinal program on the rise. Three Cardinal student-athletes achieved All-America East honors last season, while the entire list achieved a wealth of academic honors.

 


Scout Butler | D | 5-6 | London, England | Repton School

Before Stanford

  • Part of England’s national team system, played for U16 and U18 teams
  • U18 indoor and outdoor national champion in 2020 with Repton, previously won U16 national title in 2019 (outdoor), with second places in 2018 (outdoor) and 2019 (indoor)
  • University of Birmingham Premier League first team in 2020
  • Took the course for the Waterloo Ducks in Belgium in 2021
  • Team captain at U18, U16 and U14 level, was also captain of the cricket team in 2021
  • Also competed in cricket and fives

Personal

  • Parents are Alexander and Helen Butler
  • Have a sibling, Fred

Kendall Dowd | GK | 5-6 | Austin, Texas | Stefans Bispeskole

Before Stanford

  • Four-year letter winner in field hockey, also written for football and lacrosse teams
  • Captain of the field hockey team in 2021
  • Led St. Stephen’s to third place in the 2018 Conference Tournament and fifth place in 2019 and 2021
  • Appointed to the 2020 NFHCA National Academic squad
  • 2021 All-SPC Conference Elections

Personal

  • Parents are Scott Dowd and Rebecca Traylor
  • Has two siblings, Travis and Alex
  • Brother, Travis, is a track and cross-country athlete at Rice
  • Has three cousins ​​competing collegially, two in football, Annaugh Madsen (Virginia) and Samara Dowd (VCU), and one in lacrosse for women, Rebecca Lee (George Mason).
  • Mother, Rebecca, completed her residency and scholarship at Stanford

Chantal Eiwanger | M / F | 5-7 | North Vancouver, British Columbia | Sentinel Secondary School

Before Stanford

  • Member of Field Hockey Canada’s NextGen Program (Junior National Development Squad) since 2020
  • Participated in leading Sentinel Secondary’s High School Team to the school’s best result ever at the British Columbia High School Field Hockey Provincial Championship and finished in 5th place (2021). Scored 12 of the team’s 13 goals in the tournament in 2021
  • Selected for Field Hockey Canada’s U16 Junior National Team for Tour vs. USA U16 Junior National Team at Chula Vista Olympic Training Center (Feb 2020)
  • Twice Canadian National Champion with BC Provincial Team (2018, 2019)
  • Three-time selection for British Columbia Provincial Teams (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Member of the West Vancouver Field Hockey Clubs Premier Team, which consists mostly of current and former Canadian national teams and former Division I players (2020-22)
  • The West Vancouver team won the 2022 Premier League Championship

Personal

  • Parents are Dean and Michelle Eiwanger
  • Has a sister, Lindsey
  • Dad, Dean, played football at the University of Saskatchewan, won the Canadian National Championship in 1990

Daisy Ford | GK | 5-6 | Harleston, England | Framlingham College

Before Stanford

  • Part of England’s national team system, played for U16 and U18 teams
  • Selected for the UK’s Elite Development Program Team in 2022
  • U18 Tier 1 National Hockey Champions in 2019-20. Ranked third in the U16 School Indoor National Hockey finals.
  • U18 national indoor finalist in 2018-19 and 2021-22
  • Became number two in the U16 Club National Indoor Finals in 2019-20
  • Playing club hockey for the Harleston Magpies
  • Deputy leader of Framlingham’s first team in 2021-22.
  • Head girl in school in 2021-22
  • Also played on netball and cricket teams.
  • Named the netball team coach of the year in 2017, most improved player in 2018. Won the county championship 2021-22.

Personal

  • Parents are Jeremy and Keri Ford
  • Has three siblings, Loulou, Harry and Oliver

Bella Ganocy | M / F | 5-2 | Calabasas, California | Harvard-Westlake

Before Stanford

  • Top-100 recruits in the 2022 class by Max Field Hockey
  • Four-year-old field hockey letter winner, also played on football and court teams
  • Captain of field hockey teams as a senior.
  • NFHCA All-America second team in 2021, only NFHCA All-Region selection from California
  • Max Field Hockey Second Team All-American in 2021, on All-Region West / Midwest first team
  • LAFHA Champions in 2018, 2019 and 2021
  • Scored 40 goals with 15 assists as a senior. Had 67 goals in high school
  • Max Field Hockey West / Midwest Top-40 High School Players to Watch
  • LAFHA’s most valuable offensive player in 2021, also first team honors in 2020 and 2021. Second team and Rookie of the Year in 2018.
  • Also won the Division 1 CIF State Regional Championship and the Mission League CIF Championship in 2021 with football teams
  • Selected for a host of national camps / matches, including Junior National RISE Selection Camp (2021), AAU Junior Olympics (2018, 2019), Stars and Stripes Elite Game (2021), Under Armor Game (2019). Three times Nexus elections in 2018, 2019, 2021

Personal

  • Parents are Kent and Heeshik Ganocy
  • The twin sister, Ella, is on Stanford’s field hockey team
  • Has a younger sister, Valentina

Ella Ganocy | M / F | 5-2 | Calabasas, California | Harvard-Westlake

Before Stanford

  • Top-50 recruits in Class 2022 by Max Field Hockey
  • Four-year-old field hockey letter winner, also played on football and court teams
  • Captain of field hockey teams as a senior.
  • LAFHA All-League first team in 2018, 2019 and 2021. Rookie of the year in 2018.
  • LAFHA Champions in 2018, 2019 and 2021
  • Max Field Hockey West / Midwest Top-40 High School Players to Watch
  • Scored 26 goals with 13 assists in 2018 and 2019.
  • Also won the Division 1 CIF State Regional Championship and the Mission League CIF Championship in 2021 with football teams
  • Selected for a host of national camps / matches, including Junior National RISE Selection Camp (2021, Alternate), AAU Junior Olympics (2019), Stars and Stripes Elite Game (2019, 2021), Under Armor Game (2019). Four times Nexus election (2017, 2018, 2019, 2021).

Personal

  • Parents are Kent and Heeshik Ganocy
  • The twin sister, Bella, is on Stanford’s field hockey team
  • Has a younger sister, Valentina

Anna Ghuliani | D | 5-3 | Melbourne, Australia | Haileybury Girls College

Before Stanford

  • APS champions in field hockey in 2016, 2019 and 2021 for Haileybury
  • Silver medal winner with U18 Victorian state team at the national championships in 2021
  • Gold winners from 2018-20 for U18 Southern United at indoor club championships
  • Won 2019 gold medal with U16 Southern United Boys Pennant team
  • APS All-Conference selection and captain in 2021
  • Won Haileybury’s Exceptional Achievement Award for Hockey in 2021. Team MVP in 2020 and 2021.
  • Captain of field hockey teams in 2020 and 2021
  • Also earned four junior and two senior honors in diving.
  • Top-three ranking in diving at APS finals every year she competed from 2016-21, APS Champions in 2019

Personal

  • Parents are Deborah and Gurpreet Ghuliani
  • Have a sibling, Georgia

Tottie Taylor | M | 5-6 | Butleigh, England | Millfield School

Before Stanford

  • Selected for the Futures Cup as a reserve and for the English national trials in 2021
  • Won 2021 U18 indoor school championships, number two in the summer league
  • Quarterfinalist in 2020 at U16 Indoor Club National Championship, won 2020 Internal Mixed League
  • Quarterfinalist in 2019 U18 Indoor Club National Championship, won U16 regional indoor championship and U15 ISHC Hockey Cup.
  • 2019 semifinalist of the EH Cup U16 Indoor Schools National Championship.
  • Won the 2016 IAPS National Championship, semifinalist in 2017
  • Won the Rising Star Award at the U18 Cape Town Hockey Festival
  • Also competed as a ski athlete and triathlete, in fencing, modern tetrathlon and shooting and for cricket teams
  • UIPM World Tour Triathle Champion in Austria in 2016
  • The top-10 finishes at the 2016 World Triathle Championship, European Modern Triathle Championship and National Triathle Championship
  • Team gold in the 2015 National Biathlon Championship
  • Won the 2016 Lady Taverners Indoor Cricket National Championship
  • Represented the UK in biathlon and triathlon in 2014, 2015 and 2016. UIPM Biathlete’s silver medal in 2014, bronze in 2016

Personal

  • Parents are Piers and Annelise Taylor

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