AOTW: Megan Kane, junior field hockey player

Why Megan Kane was selected: Kane had two goals against Moravian in a 4-3 victory for the Colonels, giving the team momentum going into their conference opener a few days later.

Megan Kane
Junior Field Hockey Player

Nicole Gaetani

Megan Kane Junior Field Hockey Player

Name: Megan Kane

Year: Junior

Major: Elementary and Special Education

Minor: Reading

Hometown: Kingston, Pa.

High School: Wyoming Valley West HS

Position: Forward/Mid

Driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?

Wilkes University has a great teacher education program, it is close to home, and I absolutely loved the field hockey team and coaching staff when I visited.

Post graduation plans in terms of a career?

After graduation, I hope to get a permanent teaching job and I plan to continue my education towards a master’s degree.

Favorite building on campus?

My favorite building on campus is Breiseth. All of my education classes are there, so that is where I spend most of my time.

What came first? The chicken or the egg?

The chicken.

Hopes for this season as a Colonel?

My hopes for this season is to work our way into the MAC playoffs and win a MAC title! Our team connection on and off the field is so strong, and we have the intensity and talent to do it.

When/Why did you first begin playing?

I attended field hockey camps starting in 4th grade, and have loved the game ever since.

Other interests or hobbies off of the field?

I enjoy eating, random road trips, and cuddling with my cats.

Most influential person in your life?

The most influential person in my life is my mom. She is the most loving and supportive person I have ever met, and I am so lucky to be able to call her my mom.

A quote you live your life by?

“Live for the moments you can’t put into words.”

What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?

To me, “Be Colonel” means to be the best version of yourself.

Coke or Pepsi?

Pepsi for sure.

Favorite meal to eat on campus?

A spinach chicken caesar wrap from the POD.

Favorite professor?

There is no way I can pick a favorite professor. All the education department professors are phenomenal!

Anyone to give a shout-out to?

Special shout-out to my WUFH teammates, who are also my best friends. I wouldn’t want to spend my college years with anyone else.


-Compiled by Amber Grohowski