2017 MIT Field Hockey News

  • MIT’s Emily Penn Named the Division III Honda Award Nominee for Field Hockey
    December 08, 2017
    MIT senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) was named the Division III Honda Athlete of the Year nominee for Field Hockey as announced by Executive Director Chris Voelz of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) presented by Honda. Penn is now designated one of 11 finalists for the prestigious Division III Honda Athlete of the Year.
  • Silva, Fay, Mauro, and Shaw Named NFHCA Division III New England East Region Coaching Staff of the Year
    December 07, 2017
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) selected MIT head coach Cheryl Silva along with assistant coaches Sarah Fay, Julia Mauro, and Becca Shaw as the Division III New England East Region Coaching Staff of the Year. This is the fourth time the Engineers have received this honor and the first since 2012.
  • Penn and Notarangelo Earn NFHCA All-America Honors
    December 06, 2017
    MIT seniors Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) and Katie Notarangelo (Foxboro, Mass.) capped off their field hockey careers by being selected to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-America Teams on Wednesday. Penn was named to the first team while Notarangelo earned a spot on the second team, marking the Engineers’ first multiple honorees since the 2012 season.
  • Penn Picked as NFHCA New England East Player of the Year, MIT Collects Six NFHCA All-Region Awards
    November 30, 2017
    Senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) became the second player in the history of the MIT field hockey program to be named the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) New England East Player of the Year as announced by the organization on Thursday. She joins Molly McShane ’13, an honoree in 2009 and 2012, on the Engineers’ short list. In addition, MIT team tied the Institute-record with six New England East All-Region awards. Penn, senior Katie Notarangelo (Foxboro, Mass.), and freshman Grace Moore (Boston, Mass.) represented MIT on the first team while junior Bailey Tregoning (Frederick, Md.) along with sophomores Devon Goetz (Rockville, Md.) and Taylor Grey (Horsham, Pa.) were voted to the second team.
  • No. 7 Field Hockey Falls to Centre, 2-1, in the NCAA Second Round
    November 11, 2017
    In the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon, No. 7 MIT dropped a 2-1 final to Centre College in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
  • Five MIT Teams Are Ready For NCAA Competition This Weekend
    November 10, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (November 10) – Five MIT teams are ready to begin competition in NCAA events beginning this weekend after they all won New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships earlier this fall including women's volleyball, women's soccer, field hockey, men's cross country and women's cross country.
  • Penn Named Athlete of the Year, Moore Voted Rookie of the Year to Lead NEWMAC Field Hockey All-Conference Awards
    November 07, 2017
    MIT senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) and freshman Grace Moore (Boston, Mass.) were named the NEWMAC Field Hockey Athlete and Rookie of the Year, respectively, to headline the league’s postseason awards. Senior Katie Notarangelo (Foxboro, Mass.) joined Penn and Moore on the All-Conference First Team while sophomore Taylor Grey (Horsham, Pa.) was selected to the Second Team. Senior Ellen Mulé (Alexandria, Va.) rounded out the squad by earning a spot on the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • MIT Field Hockey Prepares for NCAA Tournament
    November 06, 2017
    After winning its first NEWMAC title since 2012 and fifth overall, the nationally-ranked No. 12 MIT field hockey team learned it received a first-round bye in the NCAA Tournament. The Engineers (16-2) will play either Centre College or Washington & Jefferson College on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2:00 p.m. at The College of New Jersey.
  • No. 12 Field Hockey Claims NEWMAC Title With 1-0 Win Over Babson
    November 05, 2017
    For the first time since 2012 and the fifth time overall, the MIT field hockey team claimed the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship with a 1-0 win over top-seeded Babson on Sunday afternoon. The Engineers came into the tournament as the No. 2 seed and No. 12 nationally, while Babson is ranked No. 3 in the nation currently.
  • MIT Defeats Wellesley, 2-1, in NEWMAC Field Hockey Tournament Semifinals
    November 04, 2017
    Junior Bailey Tregoning (Frederick, Md.) and freshman Delia Stephens (Austin, Texas) both had goals as second-seeded MIT edged sixth-seeded Wellesley College, 2-1, in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament semifinal on Saturday afternoon at MacDowell Field. The Engineers will face top-seeded and host Babson College in the championship at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday.
  • MIT Places 10 Student-Athletes on NEWMAC Field Hockey Academic All-Conference Team
    November 02, 2017
    The nationally-ranked No. 12 MIT field hockey team tied the program record with 10 Academic All-Conference Team selections as announced by the NEWMAC on Thursday. The list consists of 61 total student-athletes from the sport of field hockey.
  • No. 14 Field Hockey Tops Springfield, 4-0, Secures No. 2 Seed in NEWMAC Tournament
    October 28, 2017
    The nationally-ranked No. 14 MIT field hockey team wrapped up the regular season by defeating Springfield College, 4-0, in NEWMAC action on Saturday. With the win, the Engineers secured the No. 2 seed for the upcoming conference tournament.
  • No. 14 Field Hockey Cruises Past Clark, 7-0, on Senior Day
    October 21, 2017
    Nine different players recorded at least one point to help the nationally-ranked No. 14 MIT field hockey team defeat Clark University, 7-0, on Saturday afternoon. Junior Bailey Tregoning (Frederick, Md.) led the way with two goals and one assist while freshman Megan Flynn (Branchburg, N.J.) produced one goal and two assists.
  • 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.
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