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10/29/14 – Assumption Defeats Mercy, 4-0, To Capture 1st KHSAA Field Hockey State Title

October 29, 2014 2014-2015 News Releases



Assumption made history on Wednesday night at Bellarmine University’s Owsley B. Frazier Stadium, scoring a 4-0 victory over Mercy to capture the first-ever KHSAA Field Hockey State Championship. The Rockets took a 1-0 lead into the half off a goal by Elizabeth Allgeier, and added three more goals in the second half to claim the state title.

Emma Spinetto scored the Rockets’ 2nd goal in the 45th minute off an assist by tournament most valuable player Bailey Higgins. Allgeier assisted on a goal by Kennedy Frantz in the 52nd minute to make it a 3-0 contest, before Erika Cooper capped off the scoring with an unassisted goal in the 55th minute.

Higgins was joined on the All-Tournament team by fellow Rockets Rebecca Theineman and Allgeier. Mercy’s Kylee Daugherty, Amy Edgerton and Olivia Hennis were also named to the All-Tournament team after leading the Jaguars to a state runner-up finish.

2014 KHSAA Field Hockey State Championship honors

All-Tournament Team
Katie Walsh, Ballard
Hana Priddy, Presentation
Charlotte Happel, Louisville Collegiate
Shelby Easley, Christian Academy-Louisville
Caroline Krill, Sacred Heart
Kate Vernezia, Sacred Heart
Sarah Biggs, DuPont Manual
Jordan Thompson, DuPont Manual
Kylee Daugherty, Mercy
Amy Edgerton, Mercy
Olivia Hennis, Mercy
Elizabeth Allgeier, Assumption
Rebecca Theineman, Assumption
Most Valuable Player – Bailey Higgins, Assumption

National Guard Best & Brightest Award
Susie Williams, Mercy

Forcht Bank All-Around Excellence Award
Catherine Glasford, Assumption


About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 277 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 43 state championships in 13 sports and 4 sport-activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.


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