The Boston University field hockey team began their grueling 2011 schedule in grand fashion with a […]
The America East conference is not the most powerful conference in college athletics. BU sports teams generally have a narrow window into the promised land of the NCAA tournament. AE teams are rarely selected to receive at-large bids for the tourney, and so they are forced to vie for the AE championship.
With just 86 seconds left of play at Jack Barry Field for the No. 16 Boston University field hockey team, junior forward Andrea Greene and sophomore midfielder Nicole van Oosterom were not ready to conclude the regular season on a losing note.
It was an instant classic. Home team defeats conference opponent. In overtime. At home. On Senior Day. After forcing the extra period with a game-tying goal with less than a minute and a half to play. Ultimately securing the third seed in the upcoming conference tournament.
The No. 16/20 Boston University field hockey team might have realized something after playing its heart out for 100 minutes but still losing to University at Albany on penalty strokes – it is running out of games to turn this losing streak around.
On Saturday, while many Boston University students will be dressed up as ghosts and goblins, witches and Antoine Dodsons, the No. 16 BU field hockey team will try to scare away the demons of a three-game losing streak as they take on conference foe University of Maine at Jack Barry Field at 5 p.m.
After outscoring America East opponents 10-0 in its first two games, the No. 15 Boston University field hockey team was probably not expecting to have a .500 conference record with one game left to play in the regular season.
Instead of taking advantage of what could have been a season-changing win, the No. 15 Boston University field hockey team concluded its non-conference schedule on a sour note yesterday, dropping a 3-0 contest to the No. 4 University of Connecticut.
A game against the fourth-best field hockey team in the nation is sure to be a challenge for every player on the opposing side. Strikers need to face a premier defense and goalie, backs need to defend some of the most versatile attackers in the game and coaches need to draw up some of their most creative plays in attempt to outdo their opponents.
The No. 11 Boston University field hockey team will take a break from the scheduling norm &- and midterms &- as it takes on No. 5 University of Connecticut Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Jack Barry Field in its third-to-last game of the regular season. The Terriers are looking to regain some of the momentum lost after dropping a 3-2 contest to University of New Hampshire over the weekend.