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Rebecca Bonness

​   No.    5  - Blue Lions FHC
249 - U19 College Connection Team Shooting Star
   No. 7 - State College High School
   No. 3 - Central Penn Field Hockey Guest Player - 2018
Height:  5'6"
Date of Birth:  5/7/03
NCAA ID# 1906610236
Graduation Year:  2021

Phone: 814-769-0161

State College Area High School
650 Westerly Parkway
State College, PA 16801
Main Office 814-231-5020

 High School Field Hockey Coach
Head Coach:  Bethany Mink
Phone: (610) 737-2679

Middle School Field Hockey Coach
Head Coach:  Sharon Herlocher 
Phone:  814-880-6416

Field Hockey Club Team
State College Blue Lions
High School Player Development Director: Sharon Herlocher
Middle School Player Development Director: Chelle Tambroni

U19 Head Coach
Chelle Tambroni
Phone: (814) 234-4187
Email: tambogirls@yahoo.comU16 Head Coach

Sean Meily
Phone: (814) 234-4187

Penn United Soccer Academy
Premier Soccer  - U18 Kicks
Danny Orton - Head Coach
Phone: 814-404-5273

Academic Achievements

  • ​4.41 GPA (State College High School - High Honor roll 2018 - to present) 
  • International Baccalaureate Program
  • NFHCA High School National Academic Squad as a Scholar of Distinction (2019)
  • 2014-2017 Middle School Honor Roll
  • Roar Award Winner in 6th, 7th and 8th grade​ (ROAR Awards:  Students earn these awards each marking period for showing certain attributes like promptness to school, consideration for others, courtesy, reliability, and for being prepared.  Students are nominated by their teachers and can only receive this award once every two marking periods or once a semester). 

Field Hockey Achievements

  • Blue Lions U19 Indoor Showcase Blue  team
  • Shooting Star Thanksgiving tournament, U19 College Connection team, Pool G,  
    Uniform  No. 249,  Nov. 29 - Dec. 1. 
  • NFHCA High School National Academic Squad as a Scholar of Distinction 
  • State College High School "Extra Mile" Award Winner 
  • State College "Boost" (Assists) Award " - Highest number of  assists for the season
  • State College "Just Keep Scoring Award"
  • District VI Champions (third year in a row)
  • State College High School field hockey Varsity starter
  • U16 Limelight tournament at the Nook, June 8-9
  • Regional Futures tournament at the Nook, May 4
  • Shooting Star Easter, Kent County, Deleware, April 10-11
  • Penn State 7v7 tournament, U16 Championship game, April 14
  • U19 National Indoor Tournament, Richmond, VA, February 22–24
  • State College Blue Lions, Pool 13-Open Winter Escape, Sanford, FL January 18-20
  • Level 1 FUTURES - SITE 5B-Manheim  Home of Hockey​


  • PennLive's 2018 Field Hockey All-Star team - Honorable Mention
  • Blue Lions U19 Indoor NIT team
  • Shooting Star Thanksgiving tournament, U16 guest player with Central Penn Field Hockey uniform No. 3, November 23 - 25
  • United Sports Pre-Festival Tournament U16 Pool winner - guest player with Central Penn Field Hockey club, November 11
  • State College High School "Heart of the Lion" Award Winner (Given to the player in each grade who seeks excellence at every turn, has shown skill, effort, leadership, sportsmanship, coachability, and courage in the sport of field hockey.
  • State College "Boost" (Assists) Award 
  • State College Just Keep Scoring Award
  • State College Hat Trick Award
  • Mid-Penn All-Star - Commonwealth Division- Honorable Mention
  • District VI Champions
  • State College High School field hockey Varsity starter
  • Penn State University Field Hockey Camp, State College, PA
  • James Madison Univ. Field Hockey Camp, Harrisonburg, VA
  • U16 and U19 at Focus Field Hockey 2017 College Showcase, State College Blue Lions Blue, July 8
  • Univ. of Virginia Field Hockey Camp, Charlottesville, VA
  • U16 and U16/U19 player at Limelight at the Nook, June 9-10
  • U19 team at Drexel 7v7 tournament, June 2
  • U19 team at The East Coast Turf Cup, May 19
  • U16 Regional Futures Championship
  • U16 Champions, Indoor Roar Tournament, January 28
  • State College Blue Lions, Pool 3-Open Winter Escape, Sanford, FL January 12-14
  • FUTURES - SITE 5B-Manheim Level 1 Home of Hockey​


  • U16 Nook Academy guest player, Pool A National Hockey Festival, West Palm Beach, FL November 23-25, 2017
  • PIAA District 6 Champions, Oct. 26, 2017
  • VARSITY player on the State College Area High School team as a freshman
  • HITC Team Camp at Spooky Nook Sports with State College High School
  • U16 Focus Field Hockey 2017 College Showcase, State College Blue Lions Blue, July 8
  • U14 National Futures Championship Alternate
  • U14 and U16 team, Drexel 7v7 tournament, June 3
  • U14 Regional Futures Tournament, Spook Nook, Manheim, PA, May 7
  • U16 Penn State 7v7 Champions, April 23
  • TEAM CAPTAIN, State College Middle School Field Hockey
  • U14 National Indoor Tournament, Pool P
  • U16 National Indoor Tournament, Pool E
  • U16 National Indoor Tournament Qualifier – Pool C Champions – 2nd Place overall
  • Selinsgrove Indoor Tournament Championship game - U14
  • The Training Center/WC Eagles U16 Indoor Tournament – 7th Place overall
  • Indoor Roar Tournament Champions - U14
  • Blue Lions U14 and U16 National Indoor Tournament Team Selection
  • USFHA Futures - Region 5, Site 5E - Lock Haven, PA​


  • Indoor Roar Tournament Champions - U14
  • Susquehanna University Crusader Classic- U14 Champions
  • State College Middle School Field Hockey Starter (7th grade)
  • U16 and U19 Drexel 7v7 tournament
  • Futures Regional Tournament- Spooky Nook
  • USFHA Futures - Region 5, Site 5E - Lock Haven, PA (2015-2016)
  • Blue Lions - Middle School spring season
  • Limelight Showcase at Spooky Nook

Other Achievements

  • Spring 2019-2020 Club Soccer with Penn United Soccer Academy Premier Soccer  - U18 Kicks, various tournaments during spring season
  • Sang National Anthem at SC High School Ice Hockey game, January 3, 2019
  • 2018 Penn United Soccer, Griffins (undefeated spring season)
  • Sang with Concordia at the Eastern Division American Choral Directors Assoc. Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, March 8-9, 2018
  • Sang National Anthem at SC High School Boys Basketball game, February 5, 2018
  • State High Drama Club
  • Sings with "Concordia" of the Nittany Valley Children's Choir (Auditioned Choir)
  • 9th Grade State High Choir
  • Selected for Centre County Choir 2017
  • 2017 State College Mini-Thon Captain
  • 2015-2017 Student Government Park Forest Middle School
  • Babette in Beauty in the Beast Jr. Production, Feb. 25-26, 2017
  • Park Forest Middle School Soccer Team Captain
  • 2015-2016 Park Forest Middle School Soccer
  • 2010-2017 Penn United Soccer - Predators team (7 wins - 0 losses in 2016)
  • Narrator in Aladdin Jr. Production, March 2016
  • 2015 - 2017 State College Mini-Thon Dancer
  • 2014-2017 Middle School Choir Soloist
  • 2012-2017 SCASD Band (Flute)
  • 2008-2014 Ballet - Performing Arts School of Central Pennsylvania 
  • 2007-2009 Center Soccer​