FAN’s second most read story in 2023: Lower Merion’s head coach Kylie Kelce talks about field hockey’s connection to Taylor Swift

There was a lot to talk about in 2023.


The calendar is only days away from starting a new year. And, before we get there, Female Athlete News is taking its readers back to our top hits of the year.


We are thrilled to have a readership between 35,000-65,000. The No. 2 story read the most in 2023 was ‘It’s one of the most exciting things ever, in some way, there is a connection,’ Lower Merion field hockey coach Kylie Kelce on Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift.’


“Are you good? Are you good?”


And, “let’s go, let’s go,” aren’t current chorus lyrics in any of singer-songwriter Taylor Swift’s songs. But, her powerful songstress influence has struck a personal chord with the Lower Merion field hockey team.


Head coach Kylie (McDevitt) Kelce, in her seventh consecutive season coaching the Aces, has fielded lots and lots of questions from her 2023-24 squad, she said. When asked how often her athletes ask about the perceived romance between the Kansas City Chief’s tight end Travis Kelce and Swift, she said, “all the time.”


Travis and Swift have been making sports and news headlines ever since Swift accepted his invitation to attend the Chiefs versus Chicago Bears game. It’s safe to say that a large number of field hockey athletes consider themselves ‘Swifties,’ as well as either Chiefs or Eagles fans.


Read the full story here.


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