MIT Announces 2011 Field Hockey Schedule

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Looking to make a return appearance to the NCAA Division III tournament, after coming up one game short a year ago, the MIT field hockey team will open up its 2011 campaign on September 1 with a home date against New England College. Tech released its full slate of games today, which includes 11 dates on the newly refurbished turf of Jack Barry Field.

Following the opener against NEC at 4:00 p.m., the Engineers will travel to UMass-Dartmouth on September 3 before returning for five straight home games between September 6 and 14. During that home-stand the Engineers will take on traditional powers Washington College (Md.) and Johns Hopkins University.

The Cardinal and Gray open up New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Saturday, September 17 with a visit to Clark University. MIT will wrap up its league slate against defending NEWMAC champion, Babson College, on Saturday, October 29 at 1:00 p.m.

The NEWMAC tournament will begin on Tuesday, November 1 with the semifinals following on Saturday, November 5. The Championship game will be held at the highest seed on Sunday, November 6.

2011 MIT Field Hockey Schedule (View as PDF)

Sept. 1 NEW ENGLAND COLL. 4:00 p.m.
Sept. 3 at UMass Dartmouth 11:00 a.m.
Sept. 6 LASELL COLL. 6:00 p.m.
Sept. 8 SIMMONS COLL. 6:00 p.m.
Sept. 10 WASHINGTON COLL. 11:00 a.m.
Sept. 11 JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. 1:00 p.m.
Sept. 14 GORDON COLL. 6:00 p.m.
Sept. 17 at Clark Univ.* 1:00 p.m.
Sept. 21 at Nichols Coll. 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 24  
SPRINGFIELD COLL.* 1:00 p.m.
Sept. 27 ENDICOTT COLL. 6:00 p.m.
Oct. 1 at Smith Coll.* 1:00 p.m.
Oct. 4 WPI*     6:00 p.m.
Oct. 8 WHEATON COLL.* 1:00 p.m.
Oct. 15 MOUNT HOLYOKE COLL.*  
1:00 p.m.
Oct. 18 at Wellesley Coll.* 4:00 p.m.
Oct. 26 at Univ. of New England 6:00 p.m.
Oct. 29 at Babson Coll.* 1:00 p.m.

* New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference game

All Times Eastern (Local Time) and subject to change
Home games in BOLD