The Huntington News

Coach Murtagh nabs 350th win as a Husky

September 19, 2013

By Andy MacDougall, News Staff Freshman midfielder Natalie Stewart netted two goals – including the first of her collegiate career – and coach Cheryl Murtagh notched her 350th win with the Huskies as the Northeastern field hockey team split a pair of decisions over the weekend, taking a 5-0 vic...

New field offers new opportunities for field hockey

September 12, 2013

By Andy MacDougall, News Staff After nearly a decade of playing at nearby Sweeney Field on the campus of Wentworth Institute of Technology, the Northeastern field hockey team was forced to find a new practice facility and a new home following the conclusion of the 2011 season. Wentworth announced they w...

Field hockey bounces back from loss with 2-1 road win

September 12, 2013

By Andy MacDougall, News Staff With lessons learned from the season’s first test against the nationally ranked Wildcats of Northwestern, the Northeastern field hockey team got back to its winning ways this past weekend. With goals from captains Lindsay Bennett and Caroline Judge, Northeastern hel...

Column: Fall sports deserve fans’ attention

September 12, 2013

The end of summer and the start of the trudge through fall semester might have some students feeling down, but Northeastern has three great fall sports teams that all each have a shot at making deep runs in the conference and NCAA tournaments. That could brighten any Husky’s day. Last year, Northeastern...

Field hockey coping with loss of all-time leading scorer

September 5, 2013

By Andy MacDougall, News Staff As it is with many sports at the start of a new year, it’s easy to point out the things that are missing on the field hockey team. Looking at the losses Northeastern field hockey must cope with is glaring. Gone is a two-time All American, who is also the reignin...

Husky Sports 101: Where to cheer on NU athletics

September 5, 2013

By Jill Saftel, News Staff Between freshmen donning red and black for the first time and seniors looking to spend their  last fall semester in the stands at Parsons Field, it’s never too early or too late to become a Husky fanatic. And if students are left scratching their heads wondering where ...

Northeastern to build field hockey facility in Dedham

December 6, 2012

By Andy MacDougall, News Correspondent It’s been a long time since head coach Cheryl Murtagh has been able to schedule a field hockey practice on her own accord. That’s because for well over a decade, Murtagh and the Northeastern Huskies called Wentworth Institute of Technology's Sweeney Field their home. Between Nort...

Peter Roby: “The giant has awoken.”

December 6, 2012

By Sarah Moomaw, News Staff It has been six years since Athletic Director Peter Roby moved into the glass office across from Solomon Court in the Cabot Physical Education Center. In his tenure, he’s had to make hard decisions about the football program and coaching staffs, but in a sit down with T...

Field hockey’s season ends after double OT loss in NCAA tourney

November 15, 2012

By Andy MacDougall, News Correspondent As one of the last teams to receive an at-large bid for the NCAA Division 1 Field Hockey Tournament, Northeastern entered their game against the third-seeded University of Connecticut riding the emotional high from the selection show and ready to put on a clin...

Field hockey headed back to NCAA tournament

November 8, 2012

By Andy MacDougall, News Correspondent In terms of a game plan, this wasn’t how it was drawn up. Many of the women on the Northeastern field hockey team knew their season shouldn’t have been decided anywhere but on the pitch. A Top-10 squad for the majority of the season, the Huskies knew they had the ...

Emotions run high at field hockey senior night

November 1, 2012

By Andy MacDougall, News Correspondent For eight Northeastern field hockey seniors, Sunday afternoon came too fast. Senior Day was meant for other players, older girls who had been around forever. Senior Day had always been a far-off thought, but here it was, and here they were. But amidst all the e...

Poland breaks record in NU’s spilt weekend

October 25, 2012

By Andy MacDougall, News Correspondent When senior forward Crystal Poland broke Northeastern’s all-time goals record three weeks ago in a game against Harvard University, she tried to shrug off the recognition. It was more about the win, she claimed. It had always been about earning the win. Well, Poland’s latest accomplishment is a littl...