, Salem, MA

Student-Athlete Award 2008

April 2, 2008

2008 Salem News Student-Athlete Bios

JULIA CROYLE, Hamilton-Wenham

Julia Croyle really enjoys a challenge. That's why when she was asked to fill in for the injured catcher on the varsity softball team as a freshman, she performed so well that she won the starting job. It's also the reason why she went from a first-year field hockey player as a junior to a league all-star as a senior. The same attitude translates to the classroom, where Julia attacks a difficult course load with the same enthusiasm and vigor she exudes in her athletic endeavors.

"She proved to me on a daily basis she was not only a great athlete, but had an astonishing personality," Hamilton-Wenham field hockey coach Jennifer Reagan said. "She was always motivating younger players to strive towards their goals, and her laughter was contagious with our team. She truly led our team through her example: working hard when expected and exhibited to other players how hard you truly need to work in order to improve."

For the past two summers, Croyle has served as a camp counselor at the Pleasant Valley Camp.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News

Local News
  • 140422_SN_KYU_MOVE Probate Court set to move out this week SALEM -- History will be made at the end of this week when the staff at Essex Probate & Family Court exits its building for a new home. This will be the first time since the Federal Street courthouse opened in 1909 that the staff has had to relocate.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pipeline company details likely project impacts Algonquin outlines remediation plans for noise, dust Pipeline:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Soli

    April 23, 2014

  • sinkhole Culvert work to close stretch of Route 62 Culvert: Drivers face temporary closure of road Culvert work to close stretch of Route 62

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • One-time 'Warrior Brother' facing new charges

    BEVERLY -- A Salem man who spent time in prison for a pair of violent muggings, one of which nearly killed a man in 2006, could be headed back there, after prosecutors say he attacked another man on Sunday. Timothy Share, 27, of 176 Lafayette St., w

    April 23, 2014 8 Stories

  • Wife refuses to testify against husband Two judges and Essex County prosecutors think Jefferson Purcell, who allegedly tried to strangle his wife with an electrical cord, poses a danger not only to his wife, but to the public. But yesterday, Purcell's wife told a third judge that she will

    April 23, 2014