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Northwestern rebuilds with Fuchs

Wildcats hope to emulate women's lacrosse success in field hockey program

Originally Published: August 28, 2009
By Patrick Carney | Special to ESPN.com

When Kelly Amonte Hiller arrived at Northwestern, she was coaching a Wildcats club lacrosse team that was a year from regaining varsity status.

Eight years later, Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips used Amonte Hiller's national championship women's lacrosse program as the model when he hired Tracey Fuchs to revive the Wildcats' field hockey program.

Fuchs will try to emulate Amonte Hiller's success when she makes her head-coaching debut Friday as Northwestern hosts ...

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