Katie Scott Old
Field hockey powerhouse earned All-American and All-Ivy honors. Fast and with incredible field presence, Katherine Scott Old brought intensity and a winning attitude to field hockey teams at Pingry and Harvard. Standing five foot nine, Katie played center midfield, started all four years at Pingry, and during her freshman season the team finished 14-2-3, earning them the #15 spot in the Star Ledger’s Top 20. Her sophomore year saw her earn Group I 3rd Team honors and an All-Area Honorable Mention. The team went 19-1, and made the #7 slot in the Star Ledger’s Top 20. The team went 19-1-1 her junior season, making #8 in the Top 20. Katie took Group I 3rd team honors, Regional All-American honors, and an All-Area Honorable Mention that season. Katie was made captain in her senior season, during which she earned Somerset County First team, All-Area First team, All-State First team, Group I First team, Colonial Hills Conference First team, and Associated Press First team honors. Katie earned more honors including Player of the Year, Regional All-American, and Second Team All-American, and was called “The best defensive player in Central Jersey” by the Star Ledger. Overall, the team’s record was 66-8-6 during Katie’s high school career. At Harvard, Katie would continue her field hockey career as a center back/sweeper. She again started as a freshman and earned an Honorable Mention All-Ivy. The next year, Katie was named First Team All-Ivy, a feat she repeated the next year. She was named Team MVP her junior year and captain in her senior year. As a senior, Katie made the Senior All-Star Team and was named Second-Team All-Ivy League and Academic All-Ivy League. While she was at Harvard, the Crimson made the NCAA Division I Sweet 16 twice (2000 and 2002).