|Previous College:||UConn '05|
Abby Ostruzka, a former UConn standout, joined the Yale staff in 2005. A key part of the Huskies' No. 1-ranked defense in 2004, she now works with the Bulldog defense. A sweeper and team captain at UConn, Ostruzka earned NFHCA All-America status her senior year and was selected for the NFHCA Division I North/South All-Star Game. She was also a two-time STX/NFHCA Division I All-Mideast Region All-America selection and was named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American as a senior. During Ostruzka's time at UConn, the Huskies won four regular-season Big East titles and three Big East tournament titles. They also made four NCAA tournament appearances, advancing to the Elite Eight twice (2000 and 2003). Ostruzka served as a coach for the Huskies in the spring of 2005. She has extensive experience working camps, including the Connecticut Elite Field Hockey Camp in Storrs. Ostruzka has a B.S. and an M.A. in education from UConn. She was a four-time selection to the NFHCA National Academic Squad and four-time selection to the Big East Academic All-Star team. Ostruzka is originally from Riverside, Conn., and attended Greenwich High.