Bridget Reilly • Editor-in-Chief
Bridget is a senior from Yardley, Pennsylvania, studying Sports Communication and Journalism. Bridget is interning with her local new outlet, The Bucks County Courier Times. She is also a Marist Ambassador and Tour Guide, the Social Media Chair for the Marist Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and enjoys spending her weekends competing on the Marist Ski Team.
Sam DiGiovanni • Co-Deputy Editor-in-Chief
Sam is a junior Communications major with concentrations in Sports Communications and Journalism. His ideal future job is being a basketball reporter/writer. He currently writes about basketball for The Knicks Wall and Hoops Habit. All his work can be found at samdigiovanni.home.blog.
Jonathan Kinane • Co-Deputy Editor-in-Chief • Women’s Basketball Beat Writer
Jonathan is a junior Communications major with concentrations in Sports Communications and Journalism. He loves the finding new angles and using vivid language in his reporting. He is from Syracuse, New York, and will stand by the fact that Poughkeepsie is not even close to Upstate New York.
Mackenzie Meaney • Managing Editor • Women’s Lacrosse Beat Writer
Mackenzie Meaney is a senior at Marist, studying Journalism and Sports Communication with a minor in digital media. She is a member of the club women’s lacrosse team at Marist, and works as event staff for most of the Red Foxes sports games. One day, she plans on working for the National Hockey League, covering the games of her favorite sport.
Connor Kurpat • Associate Editor • Multimedia Reporter
Connor is a senior who is majoring in sports communication and journalism and minoring in film studies. In addition to working for Center Field, Connor also works as the sports producer from Marist College Television and as a contributor for FanSided’s Just Blog Baby. He is looking to pursue a career as a sports journalist or as a on-air talent for a major sports network.
Ricardo Martinez-Paz • Assistant Editor
Ricardo is a junior from Princeton, New Jersey, studying Sports Communication and Journalism with a minor in Psychology. His favorite teams are the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia 76ers, and Real Madrid and hopes to work for or cover one of these teams in the future or work for ESPN.
Gabrielle is a junior from Minnesota majoring in Sports Communication, with a double minor in Business and Graphic Design. With experience in announcing, writing, editing, digital design and more, she hopes her career will take her on the route of football working in Client Relations and the opportunity of agency. But for now, she is finding plenty of growth opportunities at Marist.
Ian Dorsey • Staff Writer, Photographer
Ian is a senior at Marist, studying Sports Communication and minoring in Digital Media. He has always had a passion for sports; particularly, an undying love for Boston sports.
Leander Schaerlaeckens • Faculty Advisor
Leander Schaerlaeckens is a Professional Lecturer in Sports Communication at Marist and serves as the faculty advisor to Center Field. He’s also the soccer columnist at Yahoo Sports and previously worked at ESPN and FOX Sports. His writing has appeared in the New York Times and ESPN The Magazine and was twice noted in the Best American Sports Writing anthology.