SAN JOSE -- Agustina Singh is not even close to hanging up the stick yet.

Less than a week after the senior forward led Archbishop Archbishop Mitty to its first Central Coast Section field hockey championship since 2006, Singh took the field again -- this time for the Gilroy field hockey club at the National Field Hockey Festival in Florida.

She has orally committed to playing at UC Davis.

And, it doesn't end there.

Singh, the Mercury News field hockey player of the year, has been playing at an elite National level for years, making National Futures teams since 2009 and playing in the AAU Junior Olympics.

Her short-term goal is to make the Junior National team -- she just missed a spot last time -- and long-term she wants to play for the National team.

"The No. 1 thing I need to work on is my speed on the field and my endurance," Singh said.

After the Monarchs lost in the semifinals last season, Singh and her teammates had one goal: to make it to the finals -- and win.

"We wanted it so bad this year," Singh said. "The San Diego trip was a turning point. We played Los Gatos for our only league loss and then got on a plane and lost the next two games. We got tired of dominating and not finishing. This helped motivate us to finish every game. It was a learning point for us."

She scored 30 goals and had eight assists and scored the game-winner in the championship game.


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"Her dribbling and possession skills are the best I have ever coached at the high school level, and she has an uncanny ability to generate offense on her own," Mitty coach Justina Williams said. "Yet, my favorite skill of Auggie's is her ability to see the passing lanes develop and execute passes with precision. She is unselfish and makes those around her better."

Defending Singh is no easy task.

"One of her major strengths is that she can take the smallest percentage of possession time and make it a success," said Los Gatos coach Henry Reyes, whose team lost to Mitty in the final 1-0 to Mitty.

FIELD HOCKEY

First team
Maria Brown, Los Gatos, Sr.
Giverny Daboll, Los Gatos, Sr.
Dani Tatum, Los Gatos, Sr.
Bridget Denzel, St. Francis, Jr.
Kristina Bassi, St. Francis, Sr.
Rebecca Toy, Archbishop Mitty, Sr.
Kelsey Hideshima, Archbishop Mitty, Sr.
Monica Marrazzo, Gilroy, Sr.
Paige Kettenburg, Leigh, Sr.
Julia Seaton, Cupertino, Sr.
Jackie Ballin, Cupertino, Sr.
Marcia Lewis, Los Gatos, Jr.
Amy Crawford, Archbishop Mitty, Sr.
Second team
Ariana Garcia, Cupertino, Jr.
Audrey Miller Foreman, Los Altos, Jr.
Beth Ruder, St. Francis, Sr.
Emily Catan, St. Francis, Sr.
Katie Byrne, Monta Vista, Sr.
Jessica Hauck, Leigh, Sr.
Kendra Schultz, Leigh, Sr.
Molly Ravizza, Willow Glen, Sr.
Emily Santich, Los Gatos, Sr.
Gianna Warne, Los Gatos, Sr.
Amanda Chambers, Los Gatos, Sr.
Briana Sooy, Archbishop Mitty, Jr.
Desiree Dei Rossi, Archbishop Mitty, Sr.
Claire Cecilio, Archbishop Mitty, Sr.
Caroline Lei, Monta Vista, Sr.
Honorable mention
Kira Winner, Los Altos; Melina Moore, Los Gatos; Gabrielle Nguyen, Los Gatos; Katherine Calcagno, St. Francis; Amanda Delfino, St. Francis; Mandy McBride, Leigh; Farica Carroll, Cupertino; Christen Velasquez, Cupertino; Chloe Bell, Branham; Courtney Hessler, Archbishop Mitty; Emily Novakovich, Lynbrook; Katrina Carter, Gilroy
Field hockey team was chosen by a sampling of area coaches