#18 Maura Zarkoski
Position: Midfielder
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Eagleville, Pa.
High School: Villa Maria
Club: WC Eagles
Major: Nursing
Experience: 1 Letter
Zarkoski Photos

Second-year member of the squad and one-time letter winner • versatile player that has great offensive and defensive skill sets in addition to a solid tactical understanding of the game • has qualities of developing into a go-to player for the team • displays the abilities to make players around her better.

Saw action in 16 games while starting two for a Blue Hen squad that tallied a program-record 17 victories in addition to earning both the CAA regular season and tournament championships en route to the fifth NCAA Tournament berth in school history • registered first career shot in a 3-2 win at Columbia on Oct. 20 • NFHCA National Academic Squad.

A three-year starter at Villa Maria Academy, she helped lead the Hurricanes to four PIAA District I Championships under head coach Maurene Polley • team collected a 44-5 record in her final two seasons en routes to PIAA State Finals appearances • squad was the 2011 Philadelphia Inquirer Team of the Year • as a senior, was named to the Harrow Sports/NFHCA High School All-Region Second Team, Second Team All-State, All-Southeastern Pennsylvania Inquirer First Team, All-Main Line First Team, League All-Star, First Team Daily Local All-Area Team, PFHCA All-Academic Team and NFHCA High School Academic Team • also named All-State Honorable Mention and All-Area Second Team as a junior • helped lead her club team, the WC Eagles, to a NIT Poll Championship, Festival Championship and NCAA second place finish • academically sound athlete as she obtained a four-year academic scholarship to Villa Maria • earned Distinguished Honors, First Honors and All Honors/AP Classes • honored as the Andrea Thompson Memorial Scholar Athlete • spent time as a member of the yearbook staff, Math Honor Society, National Honors Society, Latin Honor Society and CYO Board.

Maura Gallagher Zarkoski • born November 18, 1994 in Marietta, Ga. • daughter of Patti and Alan Zarkoski • has three siblings, Anna, Joseph and Abbie • mom played field hockey at Notre Dame • sister, Anna, is currently a senior field hockey goalie at Richmond • cousin, Mary Cate Gordon, played field hockey at Old Dominion • majoring in Nursing with the goal of becoming a nurse anesthetist • enjoys reading, listening to music and spending time with her family • favorite sports teams include the Philadelphia Phillies and Philadelphia Flyers • chose Delaware because of the excellent field hockey team and first-rate nursing program.


Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW PS-Att.
2013 16/2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0
 TOTAL 16/2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0

Points: n/a
Goals: n/a
Assists: n/a
Shots: 1 at Columbia (10/20/13)
SOG: n/a

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