The Huntington News

Field hockey earns first win in conference, falls to JMU

Field hockey earns first win in conference, falls to JMU

October 14, 2015

By James Duffy, news correspondent On a crucial road trip to Virginia, the Northeastern University (NU) field hockey team (4-10) took down the College of William & Mary on Friday, notching its first Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) victory. However, the women could not overcome No. 18 James Mad...

Field hockey falters in OT

Field hockey falters in OT

October 7, 2015

By James Duffy, news correspondent The Northeastern University (NU) field hockey team (3-9) lost to Drexel University 4-3 on Friday, unable to secure a win in its first Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) game. The team then battled hard against Boston University (BU) on Sunday but fell just short,...

Field hockey splits weekend road matches

Field hockey splits weekend road matches

September 30, 2015

By James Duffy, news correspondent Over the weekend, the Northeastern University (NU) field hockey team (3-7) split a pair of games against Monmouth University and the University of Maine, putting up strong performances and rebounding from a three-game losing streak. The skid ended when NU beat M...

Field hockey falls to Boston College

Field hockey falls to Boston College

September 23, 2015

By James Duffy, news correspondent The Northeastern University (NU) field hockey team (2-6) struggled this weekend against two local rivals, dropping games against Harvard University and Boston College (BC) on Friday and Sunday, respectively. The Huskies found themselves in a defensive battle with H...

NU field hockey bests Dartmouth

NU field hockey bests Dartmouth

September 16, 2015

By Bailey Knecht, sports editor The Northeastern University (NU) field hockey team (2-4) split a pair of road games this weekend, beating Dartmouth College on Friday but falling to the University of New Hampshire (UNH) on Sunday. The Huskies narrowly snuck by Dartmouth with a score of 2-1, tha...

Field hockey bounces back against Providence

Field hockey bounces back against Providence

September 9, 2015

By Bailey Knecht, sports editor The Northeastern University (NU) field hockey team cruised to a 14-5 record in 2014, led by strong veteran players. The team has returned for its 2015 campaign, this time with a much younger squad. Though it’s early in the season, the reigning Colonial Athletic Associ...

Field hockey falls in CAA semifinal game

Field hockey falls in CAA semifinal game

November 12, 2014

By Tyler Blint-Welsh, news correspondent After winning its first ever Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) regular season title last week, the Northeastern field hockey team was defeated by James Madison University (JMU) in the semifinals of the CAA tournament on Friday afternoon. In addition to the...

Becky Garner leads NU to CAA season championship

Becky Garner leads NU to CAA season championship

November 5, 2014

By Tyler Blint-Welsh, news correspondent With 100 yards of open space and 21 other players on the field, keeping watch over a 7 by 12-foot goal certainly isn’t the most action-packed role on the field hockey pitch. But for sophomore Rebecca “Becky” Garner, the goal is her domain. Selected to the...

Field hockey splits weekend matches

Field hockey splits weekend matches

October 29, 2014

By Tyler Blint-Welsh, news correspondent Following its 11-game winning streak, the Northeastern field hockey team struggled to get back to its winning ways as the women lost their second consecutive match on Friday to the University of Delaware before getting the win on Sunday against Towson Univer...

Win streak ends after 11 games

Win streak ends after 11 games

October 23, 2014

By Tyler Blint-Welsh, news correspondent The Northeastern field hockey team had its 11-game winning streak snapped on Sunday in a 2-1 overtime loss against No. 20 University of Maine. Entering the game, Northeastern had dominated Maine with a record of 23-6-1. In their third straight overtime game, ...

Field hockey performs at best level since 2005

Field hockey performs at best level since 2005

October 15, 2014

By Tyler Blint-Welsh, news correspondent With a win over the Drexel Dragons last Sunday, the Northeastern field hockey team extended its winning streak to 11 games, the most they’ve won in a row since 2005. The win also moved the Huskies to 2-0 in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) play, the fi...

Field hockey now ranked 10th in NCAA poll

Field hockey now ranked 10th in NCAA poll

October 8, 2014

By Tyler Blint-Welsh, news correspondent With wins over Hofstra University and no. 8 Boston College (BC) under its belt, the Northeastern field hockey team continued its run of utter dominance this week, stretching its longest winning streak since 2005 to 10 games. As in many other games, the Hu...