No team in the New Jersey Athletic Conference was a match for the Lions, thus far. During the past two weeks, the field hockey team climbed to the top of the NJAC with four more wins, three in the conference and one out-of-conference. […]
The field hockey team bounced back on Sept. 26, with a 3-0 win against Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham at home. The Lions then traveled to William Paterson University on Saturday, Sept. 30, where they Â shutout the Pioneers, 3-0. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
With two losses against nationally-ranked teams this season, Lions field hockey knew that the No. 5-ranked Salisbury University Seagulls would be a trying foe when they faced them on Saturday, Sept. 24. […]