Anna Wills ’17 is set to begin her second season as an assistant on the field hockey coaching staff. She returned to Bucknell after wrapping up a prolific four-year playing career with the Bison.
In Wills's first season as an assistant coach, Bucknell went 10-10 overall and advanced to the Patriot League title game with a win over second-seeded American in the semifinal round.
Wills earned two First Team All-Patriot League accolades and added a Second Team NFHCA All-Region award as a senior while playing for Bucknell. She started 60 of the 67 games while leading the team’s defensive effort. Additionally, she was a mainstay on the Bison’s penalty corner offense, tallying 20 points on eight goals and four assists.
In addition to her skills on the field, Wills was an established leader. A captain her senior season, she was a three-time Academic All-Patriot League selection, four-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, and a four-time member of the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.