Field Hockey

09/11/12 12:13am
But despite less-than-ideal conditions, Fink and her team have only prevailed. In 2011, Penn went 3-14 on the season. Four games into 2012, the Quakers have three wins and more goals than they had in their first 12 outings last year.
09/10/12 12:04am
The Quakers fell short of achieving a team goal of beginning the year 4-0, but the 3-1 start is still the program’s best since 1997.
09/05/12 12:18am
With just two matches under their belts, the Quakers are already 2-0 and off to their best start since 1997 after defeating Lehigh and Towson in a pair of weekend games at Franklin Field.
04/04/12 12:34am

Joke Issue: Field Hockey to get new field

On Tuesday, Penn Athletic Director Steve Bilsky announced he would be installing an AstroTurf field in the Penn Park space between the tennis courts and the South Street Bridge.
11/08/11 11:34pm
In a short two-month span, the Red and Blue went from a 7-0 opening loss to American to playing powerhouse Princeton to a tie for most of the season’s final game.
11/07/11 10:06pm
Against the six-time defending Ivy champs, the Red and Blue were the ultimate underdog against Princeton — and they went the distance. The fact that the Quakers ultimately lost, 3-0, almost doesn’t matter
11/04/11 12:23am
Friday night at Franklin Field, Penn has a chance to play spoiler in its season finale against Princeton, whose top four players have taken a leave of absence this season to play with the U.S. National Olympic Team.
10/30/11 11:03pm

Field hockey's confidence key in comeback victory

This mentality played directly into the Penn field hockey team’s win over Brown, 3-2, on Saturday afternoon in Providence, R.I.
10/27/11 10:43pm
A problem Penn often faces when it travels to play a team with an AstroTurf field is that it needs to practice on AstroTurf, the default playing surface in Division I field hockey. Unfortunately for the Quakers, Franklin Field is composed of Sprinturf.
10/27/11 1:47am
Despite an early 1-0 lead, the Penn field hockey team fell to nonconference powerhouse Rider, 7-1, Wednesday in Lawrenceville, N.J.
10/23/11 11:47pm
Despite a halftime lead, Penn field hockey fell to first-place Yale, 2-1, Sunday afternoon at Franklin Field.
10/21/11 1:08am
Sunday, Yale field hockey brings its Ivy League-leading offense to Philadelphia to take on a Penn team that has been on an offensive surge.
10/16/11 10:49pm
On Friday, the fell to Columbia, 5-1, in New York. Two days later, however, they came out firing against Appalachian State at Franklin Field to win, 5-2.
10/14/11 12:20am
With eight freshmen on the roster this season, the Penn field hockey team had an uncertain outlook. Its freshmen, however, may have provided the largest contribution of any class so far this year.
10/13/11 12:20am

Penn field hockey falls behind early, can't catch up in 4-3 loss

Down 4-1 midway through the first half Wednesday at Lehigh, the Quakers clawed their way back to within one, but fell, 4-3.
10/02/11 11:06pm
Two goals weren’t enough for Penn, as Dartmouth came back from a 2-1 halftime deficit to win, 4-2, Saturday at Franklin Field.
09/29/11 1:03am
Fink has had a rough one-and-a-half seasons as head coach, but when it comes to overtime, she is a perfect 3-0.
09/28/11 12:07am
Caroline Olt, a senior and co-captain, and her sister, Olivia, a sophomore, both describe their relationship as “very close.” Two years ago, when Olivia was being recruited to play college field hockey, the choice was clear.
09/26/11 1:54pm

Harvard's second-half barrage sinks field hockey

Harvard scored three goals in the opening five minutes of the second half Saturday, and the Quakers’ short-lived Ivy League winning streak came to an abrupt end as they fell, 4-1, in Cambridge, Mass.
09/22/11 12:43am
The Wildcats outshot the Quakers, 18-6, over the course of the game.
09/18/11 11:41pm
It was halftime of a scoreless battle, and an upbeat Colleen Fink had only one message for the Penn field hockey team: score first. As the second half began, the Quakers generated chance after chance.
09/16/11 1:05am

Fresh slate for Penn field hockey as Ivy season begins

A fresh start awaits the Penn field hockey team this Saturday when it kicks off its Ivy League season against Cornell.
09/11/11 11:47pm
In field hockey, opportunities can come in shots and penalty corners, but ultimately the only statistic that matters is the number of shots put in the back of the net.
09/07/11 11:11pm
Entering her second season, coach Colleen Fink believes last year, although difficult, was a necessary step in the direction of building a winning team.
04/06/11 2:20am
It’s time for Penn to either step up in support of field hockey or step aside.
11/10/10 5:11am
After Penn field hockey's 3-10 season (1-6 Ivy) came to a close, its first-year head coach said it’s the end of the beginning.
11/04/10 4:07am

Field hockey coach dismisses goalie

With just one game left, animosity between coach Colleen Quinn Fink and some players flared after soph. Kat Muller’s dismissal from the team Wednesday.
10/25/10 12:57am

Bulldogs pound Penn field hockey

The Penn field hockey team’s two-game winning streak came to an emphatic end on Saturday after the Quakers fell to Yale, 10-0, at New Haven, Conn.
10/21/10 4:38am
The Quakers started a winning streak Wednesday, defeating St. Joseph’s in a 4-3 thriller, for their second straight victory in overtime.
10/18/10 4:46am
Despite extending its losing streak to double digits with a 2-1 loss against Delaware Friday night, the Quakers rallied on Sunday to earn their first Ivy win and just their second victory of the season, squeezing past Columbia in overtime, 3-2.
10/14/10 3:55am
In a cross-town rivalry that has become decidedly one-sided over the past four years, Drexel scored within the first minute and never looked back.
10/07/10 4:23am
The Golden Rams needed just one goal to best the Quakers, 1-0.
09/30/10 4:33am
For the third straight season, the Penn field hockey team suffered a shutout defeat to intrastate rival, Lafayette.
09/23/10 4:19am
The Penn field hockey team suffered a defeat at the hands of Big 5 rival Villanova for the second consecutive year, losing by a score of 4-0.
09/20/10 3:04am

Penn struggles to score in Ivy opener

With Saturday’s 4-0 loss to Cornell (4-1, 1-0 Ivy), the Quakers dropped their fourth consecutive Ivy League opener and have just one win over four games.
09/13/10 4:19am

No Southern comfort for Penn

The Penn defense held off the Tribe’s attack on Saturday, defeating William and Mary 1-0, while Davidson narrowly edged out the Quakers Sunday, 4-3.
09/09/10 3:58am

Fink set to spark team

In her first year with the Quakers, coach Colleen Quinn Fink has already implemented some changes including fast-paced and game-like preseason practices.
09/08/10 2:46am
Despite scoring the opening goal, the Quakers were swallowed by the Broncs’ aggressive offense as they fell to an 8-3 loss.
09/02/10 2:56am
For the first time since 1995, the Penn field hockey team = will have new blood leading it on the sidelines after Val Cloud stepped down from the program at the conclusion of last season.
04/07/10 5:26am

Fink named field hockey’s next coach

Athletic Director Steve Bilsky announced Colleen Quinn Fink as the new field hockey coach for the 2010-11 season Tuesday.
12/18/09 6:17pm

Cloud calls it quits after 30 years

Penn field hockey coach Val Cloud announced her retirement after 30 years and 15 as head coach. She won 115 games, one Ivy title and produced three All-Americans as head coach of the Quakers.
11/06/09 6:23am

Tourney-bound Tigers a tough test

With the No. 4 team in the country rolling into town tonight, Penn field hockey coach Val Cloud is realistic at her team’s chances of beating rival Princeton.
11/04/09 6:05am
The field hockey team lost to Columbia for only the second time in seven years.
11/03/09 3:45am
The Quakers head to Columbia today for game that has been postponed twice due to rain.
11/02/09 1:52am
Penn field hockey's second half scoring outburst culminated in a 4-0 win at Brown’s Warner Roof, which stifled the celebration of Brown’s Senior Day.
10/30/09 3:42am

Red & Blue look to rebound

Field Hockey might be 4-10, but Brown is winless in the Ivy League
10/29/09 4:19am

Mother Nature plagues Quakers

Field Hockey’s matchup against Ivy League rival Columbia has been postponed for the second time.
10/26/09 12:54am

Penn throws Yale a bone in loss

Despite leading 2-0, Penn couldn’t hold onto the lead. The resilient Bulldogs came back to force overtime and eventually win 3-2.
10/23/09 4:53am

Spoiling Yale’s chance at title

Sixth-place Penn (4-9, 1-2 Ivy) hopes to play spoiler when the Ivy foes face off Sunday at 1 p.m. on Franklin Field.
10/16/09 4:16am
The Quakers will make the trip to Columbia for a rematch Sunday.