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Field hockey swings eight-game win streak

Field hockey swings eight-game win streak

October 1, 2014

By Tyler Blint-Welsh, news correspondent The Northeastern field hockey team has continued its dominant stretch, extending its winning streak to eight games with wins over Harvard University, Boston University (BU) and University of California, Davis (UC Davis). It’s the team’s longest winning streak...

Field hockey storms ahead

Field hockey storms ahead

September 24, 2014

By Tyler Blint-Welsh, news correspondent Following its 0-2 start to the season, the Northeastern field hockey team now has five consecutive wins. The current five-game winning streak is the team’s longest since the beginning of the 2012 season, when it began with six consecutive victories. Since los...

Field hockey wins twice at Dedham

Field hockey wins twice at Dedham

September 17, 2014

By Tyler Blint-Welsh, News Correspondent After a disappointing first weekend of the season, the Northeastern field hockey team has stretched its winning streak to three games. This marks the team’s longest streak since the 2012 season, with wins over Providence College, Dartmouth College and Universi...

Field hockey competes at home, defeats Providence

Field hockey competes at home, defeats Providence

September 10, 2014

By Bailey Knecht, sports editor With the home-opener came the first win of the season for the Northeastern field hockey team. This past Sunday, the Huskies took on Providence College at Dedham Field, defeating the Friars 5-3. After falling to Temple University and University of Maryland last week ...

Northeastern field hockey travels to Lancaster, loses 2 of 2 at Conference Cup

September 4, 2014

By Bailey Knecht, Sports Editor After returning to campus three weeks early to begin practice, the Northeastern University field hockey team started its 2014 season at the Conference Cup in Lancaster, Pa. The four competing teams played at The Spooky Nook, the official training site of USA Field Ho...

Field hockey tops Drexel, dropped by Delaware in return to CAA title game

November 14, 2013

By Andy MacDougall, News Staff Star players may have given way to youth and the overall record may have fallen short of expectation, but at the end of the day, the Northeastern field hockey team ended up right where they were supposed to be. Entering the Colonial Athletic Association’s  (CAA) field hock...

Bennett scores three; leads field hockey to CAA playoff berth

November 7, 2013

By Andy MacDougall, News Staff It took a veteran’s touch and a little luck, but Northeastern field hockey has made it to the postseason. Guided by senior forward Lindsay Bennett’s first career hat trick, the Huskies took a 3-2 decision over the College of William & Mary Friday night bef...

Field hockey falls to BU, 2-0

October 24, 2013

By Andy MacDougall, News Staff Any player will tell you, there’s a little extra motivation when it comes to rivalry games. When campuses are separated by less than five miles, the battle for regional supremacy can only heighten the emotions on the field. That emotion spilled over onto the pi...

Field hockey goes 1-1 on the weekend

October 17, 2013

By Andy MacDougall, News Staff Following the conclusion of its six-game slide with a win over La Salle University, the Northeastern field hockey team earned its first marquee win of the season Friday afternoon. Junior Caroline Judge netted the game’s lone goal, and goaltender Becky Garner tal...

Field hockey ends six-game slide

October 10, 2013

By Andy MacDougall, News Staff The Northeastern field hockey team got back to its winning ways Sunday afternoon at Solomon Field in Dedham, snapping a six-game skid by upending the La Salle University Explorers full name by a score of 5-3. “It’s a game where we needed to come out strong,” f...

Field hockey drops sixth straight

October 3, 2013

By Andy MacDougall, News Staff On Sept. 13, Northeastern field hockey coach Cheryl Murtagh notched her 350th win with the Huskies in a 5-0 shutout of Dartmouth. Collecting 350 wins with a single program is an achievement only a handful of coaches at the Division I level can claim. It’s been six games s...

Field hockey downed twice on the road

September 26, 2013

By Andy MacDougall, News Staff The last time the Northeastern field hockey team spent its weekend in Louisville, Ky., the team had immense success. With an invite to the Sherrill Brakmeier Classic last fall, Northeastern emerged victorious over a pair of Top-25 opponents in Louisville and Northwestern...