2014-15 Merrimack College Field Hockey News

Field Hockey Places Nine on NFHCA Academic Squad
Nine field hockey student-athletes posted 3.30+ GPAs in fall 2014

2015 Field Hockey Spring Clinic CANCELED
One-day skills clinic scheduled for April 25 canceled

Field Hockey Named Recipient of 2014 NFHCA National Academic Team Award
Merrimack was one of 25 programs nationwide to post 3.0 or higher team GPA

Merrimack Places Six Student-Athletes on Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference Teams
Six members of the Warriors fall programs were honored with academic distinctions

Field Hockey to Add Five to Squad in 2015
Five future Warriors ink National Letters of Intent (NLI) during November Early Signing Period

Bishop Earns NFHCA/Longstreth First-Team All-American Honors Monday
Senior named All-American for second straight season

2014 Fall Recap: Field Hockey
The field hockey team boasted the conference’s Rookie of the Year and finished with nine wins!

Simpson Named Rookie of the Year; Field Hockey Lands Four on NE-10 All-Conference Squads
Four Warriors garner all-conference recognition

#5 Stonehill Edges Field Hockey in Overtime, 2-1
Warriors give fifth-ranked Skyhawks serious scare in regular season finale

Field Hockey Concludes Regular Season with Crucial Home Tilt vs. #5 Stonehill Wednesday (4:30 p.m.)
Warriors look to avenge season-opening loss vs. Skyhawks in home finale

Simpson Named NE-10/ECAC Rookie of the Week
Freshman forward finished with incredible 11-point week over two games

Field Hockey Hosts SNHU on Senior Day Friday
Warriors round out season with two home games starting Friday afternoon

Field Hockey Posts 6-1 Victory over SNHU on Senior Day
Warriors pick up crucial conference win in penultimate game of regular season

Field Hockey Faces Bentley Tuesday Night in Waltham
Warriors aim for season sweep of Falcons

Bentley Edges Field Hockey, 2-1, in Double OT
Freshman Taylor Simpson (pictured) scored Warriors’ lone goal Tuesday

Field Hockey Falls at Assumption, 4-2
Sophomore Hannah Magerman (pictured) led Warriors with three points Friday

Field Hockey Travels to Assumption for Halloween Showdown
Warriors aim for season-long fourth straight win, avenge earlier loss to Greyhounds tomorrow night

Bishop, Stacey Named to 2014 Victory Sports Tours / NFHCA Division II Senior Game Roster
Senior defenders will participate in 2014 Senior Game on Dec. 5 at Louisville

Zubkus Scores Twice, Field Hockey Wins Third Straight, Downs Saint Anselm, 4-2, Wednesday
Junior Christine Zubkus (pictured) found the back of the cage twice in Wednesday's victory

Merrimack Once Again among Top Schools Nationwide in Academic Success Rate
Athletic Department ranked 21st nationally with ASR of 91%

Field Hockey Battles St. Anselm Wednesday (4:30 p.m.)
Warriors shoot for season sweep of Hawks at home Wednesday

Field Hockey Blows by SCSU, 7-0, Saturday
Sophomore Nicole Bradley (pictured) turned in career-high seven-point effort vs. Owls

Field Hockey Faces SCSU Saturday in New Haven
Warriors seek season sweep against Owls Saturday afternoon

Simpson, Davis Crowned Northeast-10 Conference, ECAC Rookie, Goalkeeper of the Week
Merrimack duo played key roles in team’s 3-2 win over AIC last Friday night

Field Hockey Welcomes AIC for Homecoming Weekend Matchup Friday Night (7 p.m.)
Warriors look to buck three-game losing skid tonight vs. Yellow Jackets

Field Hockey Gets Back on Track with Gritty 3-2 Win at Home over AIC Friday Night
Junior Sydney Bowker (pictured) scored Merrimack's game-winning goal Friday night

#6 LIU Post Edges #10 Field Hockey, 4-2, Saturday
Warriors fall to Pioneers in rematch of 2013 NCAA Semifinal

#10 Field Hockey Returns Home to Host #6 LIU Post in NCAA Semifinal Rematch Saturday Morning
Warriors and Pioneers square off for first time since meeting in NCAA Final Four last November

#10 Field Hockey Blanked by St. Michael’s 1-0
Warriors return home to face LIU Post Saturday at Martone-Mejail Field (11 a.m.)

#10 Field Hockey Visits St. Michael’s Wednesday
Warriors close out three-game road trip with trek north to Colchester

#9 Field Hockey Edged in Overtime by #8 Adelphi, 3-2, in Road Thriller Saturday Night
Freshman Rylee Hammond (pictured) registered team-leading fifth goal of season Saturday

#9 Field Hockey Resumes NE-10 Action with Road Test at #8 Adelphi Saturday (6 p.m.)
Warriors travel to Long Island to face eighth-ranked Panthers tomorrow night

#9 Field Hockey Cruises Past SNHU, 8-0
Seven different Warriors score as part of season-high eight-goal output Tuesday

#8 Field Hockey Visits SNHU Tuesday (4 p.m.)
Warriors meet Penmen for first time in program history Tuesday afternoon

#8 Field Hockey Rallies but Falls Short against Assumption, 3-2, Thursday Night
Junior Madison Davis (pictured) turned in a nine-save performance Thursday night

#8 Field Hockey Concludes Homestand with Thursday Night Bout against Assumption (7 p.m.)
Watch the Warriors’ bid for fifth straight win LIVE on MerrimackAthletics.TV!

Huge Success for Field Hockey Youth Day
Over 80 youth players saw the Warriors defeat Southern CT 4-0

#8 Field Hockey Hosts Bentley Tuesday Night (7 p.m.)
Warriors, Falcons renew rivalry Tuesday night at Martone-Mejail Field | Watch on MerrimackAthletics.TV!

#8 Field Hockey Posts Third Straight Shutout, Topples Rival Bentley, 4-0, Tuesday Night
Freshman Taylor Simpson (left) tallied her first two collegiate goals in Tuesday's win

Bishop, Davis, Hammond Earn NE-10 Weekly Awards
Bishop (Defensive Player), Davis (Goalkeeper), Hammond (Co-Rookie) haul in league honors

#8 Field Hockey Knocks Off SCSU, 4-0, Friday
Senior Katie Bishop (pictured) scored a pair of second-half goals for the Warriors

#8 Field Hockey Faces Southern Connecticut at Home Friday Afternoon (4:30 p.m.)
Warriors continue homestand against Owls Friday; watch on MerrimackAthletics.TV!

#8 Field Hockey Blanks Franklin Pierce in Home, Conference Opener Tuesday Afternoon
Sarah Sparks (pictured) highlighted stalwart defensive effort that posted first shutout of 2014

#5 Field Hockey Hosts Franklin Pierce in 2014 Home Opener Tuesday (4:30 p.m.)
Warriors battle Ravens in NE-10 action Tuesday afternoon

#5 Field Hockey Edges Saint Anselm, 4-2, for First Win
Junior Christine Zubkus (pictured) led Warriors with two goals in winning effort

#5 Field Hockey Travels to Manchester, Faces St. Anselm in Saturday Road Clash
Warriors face Hawks aiming for first win of 2014 Saturday afternoon

#5 Field Hockey Tackles #7 Stonehill in ’14 Opener
Warriors return to Easton after ending Skyhawks’ season last November in NCAA’s

#7 Stonehill Blanks #5 Field Hockey in Season Opener
Junior Madison Davis (pictured) turned in a six-save performance against the Skyhawks

Merrimack Athletics Announces 2014 Ultimate Warrior Fall Schedule, Rewards
First Ultimate Warrior events of 2014-15 are Thursday/Friday M/W soccer home games (7 p.m.)

Field Hockey Pegged Second in NE-10 Preseason Coaches’ Poll
Warriors picked to finish second in Northeast-10 Conference standings

2014 Field Hockey Season Preview
Senior Katie Bishop (pictured) and Merrimack open 2014 next Friday at Stonehill

Field Hockey Ranked Fifth in NFHCA National Rankings
Merrimack begins 2014 ranked fifth nationally in preseason poll

Forty-Eight Merrimack Student-Athletes Earn D2ADA Academic Achievement Award
Warriors well represented in compilation of student-athletes with 3.5 or higher GPA

Introducing the New Merrimack Athletics Social Media Directory
Follow your favorite teams’ brand-new Twitter accounts for updates throughout the year!

Merrimack Unveils 2014 Field Hockey Schedule
2014 campaign begins with road tilt at Stonehill in rematch of NCAA Tournament matchup

Merrimack Athletics Welcomes Class of 2018 to Campus during Orientation Week
Athletic Department welcomed over 900 future Warriors to campus with special presentation

Merrimack Places Five on Northeast-10 Spring Academic All-Conference Teams
Men’s Lacrosse, softball, men’s and women’s tennis represented on all-academic list

#4 Moment of 2013-14: Field Hockey Returns to NCAA Semifinals for Third-Straight Season
Merrimack’s run to the NCAA Semifinals is the #4 Moment of 2013-14!

Merrimack Places 221 on Northeast-10 Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll
Merrimack tied for first in NE-10 with 15 student-athletes who finished with 4.0 GPAs

Merrimack Earns Division II Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence
Merrimack Athletics posts four-year Academic Success Rate (ASR) of 90 percent

Merrimack College Celebrates Class of 2014 at Commencement Sunday
Former men's soccer player Kennedy Ndamba delivered undergraduate Commencement Speech

Field Hockey Places 11 on NFHCA National Academic Squad
Eleven field hockey student-athletes posted 3.30+ GPA's in Fall 2013

Field Hockey Earns 2013 Gladiator by SGI / NFHCA DII National Academic Team Award
Merrimack one of 17 schools nationwide to post 3.0 or higher team GPA in fall of 2013

Merrimack Places 234 on NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for Fall 2013
Thirteen Warriors garnered perfect 4.0 GPAs; 234 posted 3.0 or better in fall semester

Nine Merrimack College Fall Student-Athletes Earn NE-10 Academic All-Conference Honors
Five fall teams, nine student-athletes represent Merrimack on Academic All-Conf. Team

Field Hockey Announces Spring Clinic Date
Field hockey to hold 2014 Spring Clinic on Saturday, April 5; Register/pay online!

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