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The Short Corner Issue 3

By MLFHA, 06/17/20, 9:30PM EDT


The Short Corner Newsletter Issue 3 - April 2020

The Short Corner
The monthly field hockey newsletter of the Mt. Lebanon Field Hockey Association

Field Hockey terms (that you need to know)
16-yard hit: Free hit for the defense 16 yards from the goal after an offensive player hits the ball over the end line.
Undercutting: Penalty for a hard swing of the stick under the ball to raise it into the air.
Board News
We have a new board member:
Nicole Gilberg, Treasurer
Board members can be reached at Our President, Shelley Pieklik, can be reached directly at
Save the Dates!
Questions? Contact Shelley Pieklik @
Summer 2020
This camp is for rising 2nd-7th graders -
Mt. Lebanon Field Hockey summer camp 
Monday, June 15th - Thursday, July 23rd. 
Every Monday and Thursday from 4:00-6:30 PM (times may vary slightly by age group). 
More detailed information to follow in the spring - registration begins May 1st. 
This camp is for rising 7th graders-2020 HS grads 

World Camp USA 
A team of top international field hockey coaches will be coming to host a 4-day long skills camp in Mt. Lebanon 
Friday, July 17th-Monday, July 20th
This is an exciting opportunity for our players to learn from the best of the best. Please mark your calendars: more information coming soon! 
For more information about World Camp, go to
Rising 9th -12th Graders -
Monday, August 17th
Mandatory H.S. team try-outs.
There will be (2) 2-hr. sessions each day that week, times and locations to be determined.  
Stickwork and conditioning sessions will begin after school gets out in June. These sessions are optional, but are a great way to prepare for try-outs and the season. 
More specifics about these sessions will be announced in the spring.