Plymouth Whitemarsh High School senior Kayla Link announced she will play field hockey next fall at Kean University. Link, a two-year starter on defense for the Colonials, will join a Cougars team that posted a 19-4 record and advanced to the NCAA Division III quarterfinals in 2019.
During her senior season, Link scored five goals and added nine assists while helping the team to a 20-3 record. The Colonials won their seventh straight Suburban One League American Conference (SOLAC) championship, advanced to the District One championship game and qualified for the PIAA AAA championship.
Link was named Second Team All-State by the Pennsylvania Field Hockey Coaches Association as a senior. She was also named First Team All-SOLAC. She received honorable mention to the All-SOLAC team as a junior when she scored four goals and assisted on 10 others.
In addition to field hockey, Link is a member of the Class of 2020 Steering Committee and participated in DECA. She plans to study STEM-Biomedicine at Kean.