Field hockey fails to resurrect offense against Messiah

September 19, 2017 Connor Smith 0

Normally 11 saves and a second-half shutout are both signs of a rout for the No. 4 ranked Lions. But the Messiah College Falcons aren’t a normal opponent. Despite one of the strongest defensive efforts of the season, the Lions fell 2-1 to the No. 1 Messiah Falcons on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Lions Stadium, which dropped their record to 3-1. […]

Field hockey team beats birds, as billed

September 12, 2017 Miguel Gonzalez 0

The No. 6 nationally ranked field hockey team kept steamrolling its opponents this week. The team demolished Stevens Institute of Technology, 9-2, on Thursday, Sept. 7, and defeated Juniata College, 5-1, on Saturday, Sept. 9.

Junior forward Taylor Barrett wasted no time against the Stevens Ducks. In the fourth minute, Barrett navigated her way into the net after a penalty corner and scored with an assist from freshman forward Tori Tiefenthaler. […]

Lions dominate season opener

September 5, 2017 Maximillian C. Burgos 0

The field hockey team dominated against Catholic University in their season opener, proving why the Lions were ranked sixth coming into the season. The Lions built a 4-0 lead in the first half and did not look back from there, ending the game 7-1.

Junior forward Taylor Barrett scored first for the Lions, earning the lead just 11 minutes into the game. Barrett then scored for a second time only two minutes later off of a rebound, putting the Lions out to a 2-0 lead. […]

Lions can’t negotiate win against Diplomats

November 15, 2016 George Tatoris 0

The Lions were faced with a familiar situation on Saturday, Nov. 12 — something they’ve seen two times already this season. After 70 minutes of evenly-matched field hockey, they go into overtime.

The stakes are high — any scoring opportunity, any penalty corner can win the game. The Lions were able to come out on top in both contests. However, this time things were different. Throw in the possibility that the loser is ejected from the NCAA Tournament, and things can get a little testy. […]

Lions win third consecutive NJAC title

November 8, 2016 George Tatoris 0

The field hockey team earned a clean 3-1 win over Rowan University on Wednesday, Nov. 2, sending them to the finals of the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Tournament.

Senior midfielder/forward Jaclyn Douglas swiped a rebound into the net for the opening goal. With less than 10 minutes left in the first half, senior defender Lexi Smith received the ball on a corner play and fired a shot past the Profs goalkeeper to make the score 2-0. […]

Lions bombard Eagles on Senior Night

November 1, 2016 George Tatoris 0

In the final regular season game of her collegiate career, senior defender Shannon Cowles scored her first Lions goal against the Eastern University Eagles.

Cowles’s goal contributed to a 7-0 shutout against the Eagles on Saturday, Oct. 29. It was a fitting end to a week dedicated to the senior Lions. […]

College cruises through first NJAC win

October 5, 2016 George Tatoris 0

The Lions field hockey team was in a tough spot on Tuesday, Sep. 27. The Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Devils had mustered three goals in the second half, eliminating the Lions lead and tying the game at 3 with less than 10 minutes left in the game. As the Lions set themselves up for a penalty corner two minutes later, they were well aware that this might be their last chance to score. […]

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