2017 MIT Field Hockey News

  • No. 14 MIT Tops Wellesley, 1-0
    October 17, 2017
    A goal by sophomore Devon Goetz (Rockville, Md.) in the 39th minute was all the offense nationally-ranked No. 14 MIT needed as it defeated Wellesley College, 1-0, in NEWMAC field hockey action on Tuesday night.
  • Emily Penn Named NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    MIT senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) was voted the NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week as announced by the league on Monday. In the Engineers’ only game of the week, a 6-2 win at WPI on Saturday, she recorded a natural hat trick for the nationally-ranked No. 15 squad.
  • No. 15 Engineers Overpower WPI, 6-2
    October 14, 2017
    Powered by senior Emily Penn’s (Columbia, Md.) hat trick, the nationally-ranked No. 15 MIT field hockey team defeated WPI, 6-2, in NEWMAC action on Saturday afternoon.
  • MIT Field Hockey to Participate in Fourth Annual NEWMAC Play4theCure
    October 13, 2017
    MIT along with the eight NEWMAC field hockey programs will be participating in the fourth annual Play4theCure event as part of October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The nationally-ranked No. 15 Engineers will be donning their pink warm-up shirts prior to their home games on Tuesday, Oct. 17 and Saturday, Oct. 21.
  • No. 16 Field Hockey Earns 3-1 Home Win Over Lasell
    October 05, 2017
    On Thursday evening, the No. 16 ranked MIT field hockey team improved to 10-2 overall on the season with a 3-1 win over Lasell College. The game was the completion of a contest from September 14th that was suspended due to lightning with 3:26 remaining in the first half as MIT led 2-0 over the Lasers.
  • Penn Breaks Career Goals Record as No. 16 MIT Field Hockey Overpowers Wheaton, 6-1
    October 03, 2017
    Five goals in the first half powered the nationally-ranked No. 16 MIT field hockey team to a 6-1 victory over NEWMAC foe Wheaton College on Tuesday night. Senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) produced two assists and two goals, helping her eclipse the Institute record of 64 career goals set by Molly Duffy ’14.
  • No. 14 MIT Edges out Smith, 1-0
    September 30, 2017
    A goal by junior Bailey Tregoning (Frederick, Md.) in the 45th minute was all nationally-ranked No. 14 MIT needed as it defeated Smith College, 1-0, in NEWMAC field hockey action on Saturday.
  • Grace Moore Earns Longstreth/NFHCA Division III National Defensive Player of the Week Honors
    September 27, 2017
    After anchoring a defense that helped MIT register a pair of wins last week, freshman goalie Grace Moore (Boston, Mass.) was named the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Defensive Player of the Week. She is the first student-athlete in program history earn this national honor.
  • No. 14 Field Hockey Falls 4-2 to No. 8 Amherst
    September 26, 2017
    In a battle of nationally-ranked teams on Tuesday evening, the No. 14 MIT field hockey team dropped a 4-2 final to No. 8 Amherst College in non-conference play at Jack Barry Field. MIT is now 2-2 overall this season vs. nationally-ranked opponents.
  • Grace Moore Named NEWMAC Field Hockey Defensive Athlete of the Week
    September 25, 2017
    MIT freshman Grace Moore (Boston, Mass.) was selected as the NEWMAC Field Hockey Defensive Athlete of the Week as announced by the league on Monday. In a 2-0 week for the Engineers, she generated 15 saves after facing 31 shots and nine penalty corners.
  • Field Hockey Comes from Behind to Defeat Mount Holyoke, 4-2
    September 23, 2017
    Three goals during a 10-minute span in the second half helped MIT come from behind to defeat Mount Holyoke College, 4-2, in NEWMAC field hockey action on Saturday. A trio of Engineers registered one goal and one assist while Sophie Perekslis accounted for both of the Lyons’ tallies.
  • MIT Tops No. 5 Tufts, 1-0, in Field Hockey
    September 20, 2017
    On MIT’s first shot of the game, senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) found the back of the net in the 50th minute while the Engineers’ defense denied nationally-ranked No. 5 Tufts University the equalizer to hold on for a 1-0 non-conference field hockey victory on Wednesday night.
  • Engineers Fall to No. 6 Babson, 2-0, in NEWMAC Field Hockey Opener
    September 16, 2017
    A pair of second-half goals propelled nationally-ranked No. 6 Babson College to a 2-0 victory over MIT in the NEWMAC field hockey opener for both squads on Saturday morning.
  • MIT-Lasell Field Hockey Game Suspended Due to Lightning
    September 14, 2017
    A non-conference field hockey game between MIT and Lasell College on Thursday, Sept. 14 was suspended due to lightning. Prior to the game being halted with 3:26 remaining in the first half, the Engineers held a 2-0 lead over the Lasers.
  • Penn Nets Game-Winner in MIT’s 4-3 Overtime Victory at Endicott
    September 12, 2017
    Senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) found the back of the net 4:47 into overtime to give MIT a 4-3 win over Endicott College in a non-conference field hockey game on Tuesday night. The win was the second straight overtime victory for the Engineers this season as they improved to 5-0 on the year.
  • Amanda Garofalo Voted NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week
    September 11, 2017
    MIT freshman Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) was selected as the NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week as announced by the league on Monday. In a 2-0 week for the Engineers, she tallied two goals and three assists for seven points.
  • Garofalo’s OT Marker Puts MIT Past No. 17 University of New England
    September 09, 2017
    Freshman Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) netted the deciding tally 4:22 into overtime to lift MIT over nationally-ranked No. 17 University of New England, 3-2, in a non-conference field hockey contest Saturday afternoon at the Big Blue Turf.
  • Penn and Garofalo Power MIT Field Hockey to a 9-0 Win Over Gordon
    September 07, 2017
    The MIT field hockey team rattled off seven goals during the second half en route to a 9-0 victory over Gordon College on Thursday night. Senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) posted four goals and an assist while freshman Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) generated one goal and three assists.
  • Engineers Overpower UMass Dartmouth, 4-0
    September 02, 2017
    Three goals in the second half helped MIT pull away and defeat UMass Dartmouth, 4-0, in a non-conference field hockey game on Saturday afternoon. Senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) scored twice while classmate Anna Neuman (Abingdon, Md.) posted one goal and one assist for the Engineers.
  • MIT Tops Simmons, 5-0, in Season Opener
    September 01, 2017
    Multiple-point performances by senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.), junior Bailey Tregoning (Frederick, Md.), and sophomore Rayna Higuchi (Solana Beach, Calif.) helped power the MIT field hockey team to a 5-0 victory over Simmons College in the season-opener for both squads on Friday night. The win marked the ninth consecutive season-opening and home-opening victory for the Engineers.
  • Field Hockey Voted Second in NEWMAC Preseason Poll
    August 28, 2017
    The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its annual field hockey preseason coaches’ poll on Tuesday afternoon with MIT being picked for the second spot while also receiving one first-place vote.
  • Field Hockey Announces 2017 Schedule
    June 28, 2017
    The MIT field hockey team has announced its schedule for the upcoming 2017 season, which will consist of 16 games and is highlighted by eight home contests.