Field Hockey

Strong midfielders lead Terrier field hockey

Strong midfielders lead Terrier field hockey

Boston University field hockey coach Sally Starr could not definitively say what the team’s strength was at the beginning of the season. At first, it seemed as if it was in the attacking third, with the great scoring output the team had in its first game. A scoring drought ensued following that game, making the defense and junior goalkeeper Valentina […]

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Field hockey splits home series vs. Cal and Duke

In its final nonconference games of the regular season, the Boston University field hockey team left a weekend homestand with a series split. The Terriers (11-6, 4-1 Patriot League) began play this weekend series Friday against the University of California. The Bears (6-10) came into the contest having lost five of their last six, while BU coasted into the game having won […]

Terrier field hockey to host California, No. 8 Duke

As the Boston University field hockey regular season comes to a close, the Terriers play two of their final three games this weekend at New Balance Field. This weekend will include two contests against tough non-conference teams in No. 8 Duke University and the University of California. Although these two games mean nothing in terms of BU’s (10-5, 4-1 Patriot […]

Field hockey clinches spot in Patriot League tournament

With its win over Bucknell Saturday, the Boston University field hockey team secured itself a spot in the Patriot League Tournament, currently tied with Bucknell for second place with matching 4-1 Patriot League records. First place is in the sole possession of American University, which is 10-4 overall and sports a pristine 4-0 record in Patriot League play. “It’s always in […]

Field hockey takes down Bucknell, Northeastern in critical games

Field hockey takes down Bucknell, Northeastern in critical games

The Boston University field hockey team picked up two victories this past weekend as it moves closer to postseason play. The Terriers (10-5, 4-1 Patriot League) began the weekend at  New Balance Field against Bucknell University Saturday, which started the game ranked second in the Patriot League. The Bison (7-8, 4-1 Patriot League) came in having a plus-8 goal differential in […]

Terrier field hockey set for weekend slate vs. Bucknell and Northeastern

The Boston University field hockey team will get into the meat of its schedule this weekend as it faces Bucknell University and Northeastern University. Coming off of another weekend split with a 3-1 win against Lehigh University and a 5-1 loss against No. 2 University of Connecticut, the Terriers (8-5, 3-1 Patriot League) will look to pick up ground in […]

Amanda Cassera earns Patriot League rookie honors

Amanda Cassera earns Patriot League rookie honors

Freshman forward Amanda Cassera of the Boston University field hockey team received Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors after a two-goal effort against Lehigh University Saturday. The Fairfield, N.J. native tallied her sixth and seventh goals of the season while facing the Mountain Hawks (3-11, 0-3 Patriot League), scoring once in each half to help the Terriers (8-5, 3-1 Patriot […]

Field hockey beats Lehigh, falls to No. 4 UConn

The Boston University field hockey went on the road this weekend, splitting a pair of games against Lehigh University and the No. 4 University of Connecticut. Saturday afternoon the Terriers (8-6, 3-1 Patriot League) continued their tour through the Patriot League as they defeated Lehigh (3-11, 0-3 Patriot League) by a score of 3-1. “It was our best game. We’ve been […]

Corner defense weak as field hockey loses to UMass

So far this season, the Boston University field hockey team has played a brand of defense that has kept the team in games all season long. One aspect of this defensive strength that has been noticeably weaker of late, however, is the team’s corner defense. This season the Terriers (7-4, 2-1 Patriot League) have given up just 14 goals in […]

Field hockey beats Holy Cross, falls to UMass

Field hockey beats Holy Cross, falls to UMass

In yet another bittersweet weekend of play, the Boston University field hockey team went 1-1 in its weekend contests, as it faced College of the Holy Cross Friday night in Worcester and then took on the No. 13 University of Massachusetts-Amherst at home Sunday afternoon. BU defeated the Crusaders by a score of 2-0, but fell to the Minutewomen 3-1. A quick goal from […]