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Field Hockey

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.