Field Hockey

11/07/13 2:57pm

For Penn field hockey, Saturday is a shot at glory

Saturday at noon, Penn (13-3, 5-1 Ivy) takes on No. 9 Princeton in the de facto Ivy League Championship game in which the winner takes the crown.
11/02/13 5:23pm

Penn field hockey shuts out Brown to set stage for Princeton matchup

The win over Brown keeps the Quakers (13-3, 5-1 Ivy) just a game behind first place in the Ancient Eight, setting up a winner-take-all matchup with first-place Princeton next weekend.
10/31/13 7:37pm
Next Monday, the pages of Sports Illustrated will contain a face very familiar to Penn field hockey: Jasmine Cole.
10/30/13 6:35pm

Penn field hockey is "Sunny" side up in win over 'Nova

With the stands packed with family, Sunny Stirewalt delivered a performance to remember.
10/29/13 8:46pm
Sandwiched between two of its biggest games of the season, the Penn women’s field hockey team takes a break from its Ivy League slate on Wednesday to take on Philadelphia rival Villanova at Ellen Vagelos Field.
10/26/13 4:57pm
After a full regulation and two overtimes of scoreless play, senior Julie Tahan scored the deciding goal on Penn’s final shootout opportunity to give the Quakers a 1-0 win over Yale (6-8, 2-3 Ivy), and keep Ivy League hopes alive for the Red and Blue (11-3, 4-1).
10/24/13 8:49pm
While the Elis (6-7, 2-2 Ivy) have been in the middle of the pack, Penn (10-3, 3-1) has already surpassed its win total from last season.
10/18/13 8:59pm

Penn field hockey tamed by Lions in overtime, 4-3

After losing a 3-2 overtime thriller to Columbia last season, the Quakers suffered a very similar result on Friday in New York, falling to the Lions 4-3 in overtime.
10/17/13 8:19pm
The Red and Blue travel to New York to take on Columbia, a team that was just blown out 6-0 by Albany. The Lions (5-7, 1-2 Ivy) are among six teams in the conference with a 1-2 record, with the lone exceptions being the undefeated Quakers (9-2, 3-0 Ivy) and the Tigers.
10/13/13 2:20pm
Five different Quakers scored as Penn (9-2, 3-0 Ivy) beat UMass-Lowell (1-13), 5-0, on Sunday afternoon.
10/09/13 7:27pm

Penn field hockey wins another overtime battle

For the second time in just four days, it took an overtime game-winning goal from junior Emily Corcoran to give Penn a ‘W,’ this time at Rider, 4-3.
10/06/13 7:22pm

Penn field hockey's Corcoran completes comeback

Emily Corcoran, the team’s second-leading scorer split two defenders at the top of the circle, put a spin move on another and fired a low, net-seeking shot to give the Quakers (7-2, 3-0 Ivy) their best start in Ivy play since 1995.
10/02/13 7:31pm
After the Quakers were shut out for the first time all year, falling to Lafayette, 4-0, coach Colleen Fink held her team for 20 minutes.
10/01/13 8:01pm
Jasmine Cole and Elise Tilton are just freshmen, but they’re playing like they’ve been at this for a while.
09/28/13 1:50pm
Even away from Ellen Vagelos field, Penn field hockey keeps adding on to its string of success, beating Harvard, 1-0.
09/25/13 6:20pm
The Quakers now enjoy a three-game winning streak after a 3-2 victory over La Salle.
09/21/13 3:56pm
The Quakers couldn’t have come out of the afternoon looking much better in their inaugural match at the new Vagelos Field, notching a thrilling 4-3 victory over the Big Red.
09/17/13 12:08am
For Penn field hockey’s Helene Caniglia, going home and visiting the family doesn’t necessarily mean a break from athletics. The current junior midfield has four siblings, all of whom played or currently plays a sport in college.
09/15/13 8:16pm
In their second game of the season on Friday, Penn delivered a forceful offensive performance against Saint Joseph’s. The impressive 5-2 victory was highlighted by a hat trick from speedy freshman Jasmine Cole. But on Sunday, the Red and Blue couldn’t get off to the same hot start, losing 2-1 to Bucknell
09/13/13 6:50pm

Penn field hockey stays aggressive, undefeated

Penn’s emerging freshman attack Jasmine Cole put up a hat trick to lead the Quakers to a 5-2 victory on the road against city rival St. Joseph’s.
09/12/13 8:09pm
With a game Friday at winless St. Joseph’s (0-4) and a Sunday matchup at .500 Bucknell (2-0), this weekend represents an opportunity for the Quakers to head into the Ivy League season with a winning record, potentially even an undefeated one.
09/10/13 1:05am
Sophomore Elizabeth Hitti has always loved hockey, but it hasn’t always been the kind played on turf.
09/08/13 5:16pm
Coming off of a 9-8 campaign from a year ago, the Penn women’s field hockey team showed numerous characteristics of a team that has what it takes to win in its thrilling 5-4 victory over Lehigh in its 2013 season opener.
08/20/13 2:11pm
With committed players and a talented coach like Fink, anything is possible for this year’s Quakers.
06/19/13 9:30pm

Tony | Field hockey finally gets opportunity to compete

The first field hockey-only field in Penn history will be complete with AstroTurf and ready for the Quakers this fall.
06/19/13 9:27pm
After years of being pushed aside by Penn, the field hockey program is finally getting a home of its own.
11/05/12 12:18am

BRIEF | Field hockey falls to almighty Princeton

On Saturday morning, the Quakers fell to No. 2 Princeton in New Jersey, 7-0, as the Tigers completed a perfect Ivy record and earned another conference championship. But Penn (9-8, 3-4) had already clinched its first winning record since 2006 and most Ivy victories since ‘08.
11/02/12 12:39am
Penn (9-7, 3-3 Ivy) will travel to No. 2 Princeton (15-1, 6-0) to face its old rival in their classic season finale matchup.
11/01/12 1:54am
Saturday, Penn field hockey will face a Princeton squad which has been bolstered by the return of senior Katie Reinprecht, who took last year off to represent Team USA in the Olympics.
10/28/12 8:31pm

Field hockey seniors win Franklin Field finale

The Quakers’ seniors closed Franklin Field in style with a dramatic 2-1 overtime victory over Brown on Sunday.
10/26/12 12:26am

Field hockey to honor former captain Sunday

This homecoming weekend, the Quakers will pay tribute to former captain Kate Gray, who is undergoing her final round of chemotherapy to treat chondroblastic osteogenic sarcoma, a form of bone cancer.
10/24/12 11:10pm
The Quakers (8-7, 2-3 Ivy) snapped a six-game losing streak to the Wildcats (6-12) and an eight-game losing streak at Villanova. Before Wednesday, the Red and Blue’s last victory at Villanova came in 1994. But the Quakers weren’t worried about history.
10/24/12 12:40am

Field hockey overcomes early deficit in 3-2 win

Penn responded to an early deficit and pulled out a 3-2 win on the road at Yale. The Quakers finished their Connecticut trip the next day, falling 4-2 to Fairfield.
10/18/12 1:36am
Only one win that separates this season’s Penn field hockey team from tying its overall win record from the past two seasons combined.
10/17/12 12:27am
In the best season of her collegiate career, senior Kyle deSandes-Moyer is finally seeing her years of hard work pay off.
10/14/12 10:18pm

Quakers fall in double-overtime thriller

On Friday, Penn field hockey fell to Columbia at Franklin Field, 3-2, in double overtime.
10/11/12 10:17pm
Although the Red and Blue have won seven of the last 10 against the Lions, they lost last year on the road by a score of 5-1.
10/07/12 10:54pm

Offense dominates in Penn field hockey win

Field hockey sophomore Emily Corcoran netted her first goal of the season and Penn’s final score of Sunday’s game as the Quakers beat Radford, 4-0.
10/05/12 1:40am

Field hockey looks to stay on the right side of .500

The Red and Blue are coming off a two-game road swing and hoping home-field advantage will help set them straight after dropping two consecutive games. They are currently 3-1 on their home turf.
10/04/12 12:57am
Penn held tight to Lafayette throughout the first half, with the Leopards carrying a 2-1 lead into halftime. Ultimately though, Lafayette pulled away from the Quakers during a five-minute span early in the second.
10/03/12 1:53am

Penn scoring attack led by veterans, rookies alike

Hasson and Hitti form the core of a Penn offense that has, despite a recent setback at Dartmouth, been productive this season, scoring four or more goals in each of the team’s five victories.
10/01/12 1:05am
Saturday afternoon, the Penn field hockey team fell at Dartmouth, 2-0, snapping its two-game winning streak.
09/27/12 10:59pm

Sokach shining as first-year starter for Penn field hockey

First-year starting goalie Carly Sokach will put her instincts to the test Saturday when the Quakers (5-3, 1-1 Ivy) visit Dartmouth (4-4, 1-1) for one of their toughest challenges of the season.
09/26/12 12:27am
Colleen Fink was brought in to be the head coach in 2010 after a successful venture at nearby Haverford College. There, she took the Fords from 10th place to fifth in the Division III Centennial Conference — propelling the program from irrelevance to the playoffs.
09/25/12 1:09am
Plans are in motion to create an AstroTurf field for Penn’s field hockey program, to be located just south of Rhodes Field.
09/24/12 1:15am
Penn goalkeeper Carly Sokach saved a penalty stroke with 12 minutes left against Harvard Saturday, and the Quakers ultimately prevailed for their first Ivy win of the year.
09/21/12 1:32am
The Crimson, who will take on the Quakers at Franklin Field on Saturday morning, have scored just three goals in five games so far this season.
09/20/12 1:18am
Elizabeth Hitti’s goal with just over five minutes remaining gave Penn a 4-3 win over La Salle and the oh-so-desperate boost it needed heading into its Ivy home opener against Harvard on Saturday.
09/17/12 1:38am

Penn field hockey falls in Ivy opener to Cornell

Big Red junior Hannah Balleza recorded her first career hat trick, notching three goals in the game’s first 22 minutes.
09/13/12 12:35am
Rider’s stifling defense kept the Red and Blue (3-2) out of goalkeeper Alicia Carthan’s cage altogether, putting an end to a streak of four games with two scores or more for the Quakers.