First-year coach stays cool as Shady Side (Pa.) wins league title in overtime

First-year varsity head coach Erin McConnel felt the pressure when her Shady Side (Pa.) Academy team went to overtime against The Ellis School with a WPIAL field hockey championship on the line Monday. “I mean, your mind was just going so fast,” said McConnel. Turns out, McConnel knew what to do as her team prevailed. Find out how at the Post Gazette online.

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