Hall of Fame 2022

Dani Holtschlag ’96


Dani Holtschlag excelled in field hockey, ice hockey, and softball. She was a captain and MVP in field hockey. In the winter, Dani transitioned to the Lossone Rink and her first love—ice hockey. She contributed to one of the most successful three-year runs of any Williston girls hockey team of that era, winning nearly 70 percent of their games. She captained the team during both her junior and senior years. In her junior year alone, she scored 60 points in only 19 games. In the spring, Dani headed to the softball field where she was a two-time captain, winning MVP honors as a senior. Fittingly, at the end of her senior year, she was awarded the 1996 Alumnae Bowl. She attended Princeton University where she enjoyed a distinguished career on the ice for the women’s hockey team, winning All-Ivy recognition numerous times and serving as three-time team captain. As a senior, she was awarded the Patty Kazmaier Award. Dani was twice selected for the U.S. Development Camp in Lake Placid and, in October 1997, was chosen to represent the ECAC All-Stars vs. the USA Hockey Women’s National Team. Following graduation from Princeton, Dani moved to the Boston area to work in the biotech indus- try, but managed to stay involved with hockey serving as a coach at MIT, including two years as head coach. She and her husband Jason and their two sons continue to reside in the Boston area.