Meet #Rowan2025: Incoming Biological Science Major and Field Hockey Player Isabel Weiner

The Rowan intramural field.

Today we feature Isabel Weiner, an incoming Biological Science major from Metuchen, NJ (Middlesex County). Isabel plans to live on-campus and will be a part of the field hockey team next year. 

Isabel poses outdoors.

Welcome to Rowan! Could you share with us one thing you are looking forward to in college?

I am enthusiastic about becoming a member of a community full of bright, young leaders. I look forward to surrounding myself with individuals who have the same interests and goals as me.

Isabel poses while playing field hockey.

What is one hobby, activity, sport, or club you were a part of in high school that you’d like to continue in college?

During high school, I was a member of a four-time conference champion field hockey team and had the honor to be captain for the 2020 season. I will be a member of the Rowan University Field Hockey program, and I hope to win an NCAA championship. Go Profs!

Is there anything you’re hoping to discover about yourself in college?

I am hoping I grow as an athlete and as a student. I intend to become a member of the Applied Behavior Analysis Club so I can further my understanding of a potential future career.

Isabel poses outdoors wearing a Rowan sweatshirt.

What majors are you considering and why?

I am considering a major in biological science, as well as a minor in psychology and neuroscience. I have always had a deep interest in STEM and psychology. I hope to one day publish articles on the brain and its impact on behavior and cognitive functions.

Did you tour Rowan or attend any virtual events?

I toured the campus when I attended Rowan University for a field hockey prospect clinic. I was impressed by the coaches and the camaraderie of the players on the team. I attended the virtual, informative session about psychology and learned about the degree options.

Do you have advice for other high school seniors who haven’t committed to a school yet?

Choose a school where you can see yourself thriving and contributing to your college community proudly.

What is one thing about Rowan itself that you liked?

I enjoyed the culture of the field hockey team. They have a competitive and hardworking nature, which makes Rowan Field Hockey such a highly-ranked program.

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Story by:
Rachel Rumsby, sophomore communication studies and public relations double major

Photos submitted by:
Isabel Weiner, incoming freshman biological science major

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