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Dec. 5, 2016 — An after-hockey life leads to a pinnacle

The after-life of field hockey players and coaches vary. Some have started their own businesses, others get advanced degrees, and other start families. The world of elective politics, however, is another matter. For a while, the most prominent government official with a field hockey background was former Environmental Protection Association chief Christie Whitman.

This afternoon, former University of Michigan field hockey coach Patti Smith will be sworn in as the mayor of South Portland, Maine. Her life story is pretty extraordinary. Read about her here in this article from The Portland Press-Herald.

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