Field Hockey

Senior Amanda Cassera has been a steady force for the Terriers through the first six games. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/ DFP FILE PHOTO

No. 13 field hockey eyes 5-0 start 2016 campaign

The No. 13 Boston University field hockey team looks to continue its undefeated start to the 2016 season Friday afternoon against the No. 20 University of Maine at New Balance Field. The Terriers (4-0) are coming off their fourth consecutive one-goal victory following a 2-1 away contest at Miami University in Ohio. Against the Redhawks (2-3), senior forward Amanda Cassera […]

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Senior captain Hester Van der Laan has impressed in the early going for the Terriers. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/ DFP FILE PHOTO

No. 13 field hockey on track for another successful season

After winning its second straight Patriot League Championship last season, the No. 13 Boston University field hockey team is poised for another winning season in 2016, having already won its first four contests. In addition to their league title in 2015, the Terriers (4-0) also went undefeated in the Patriot League and advanced to the NCAA tournament for the 12th […]

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Sophomore forward Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson should be a force for BU hockey in the coming season. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

An Overview of BU Athletics: Everything you need to know

Throughout the 2015-16 season, Boston University athletics enjoyed another year as one of the premier Division I programs in the country. Highlighted by a number of Patriot League championships and NCAA tournament appearances, Terriers excelled on the field, ice and court last season. Looking ahead to this year and beyond, BU sports is poised to compete at a high level […]

The men's hockey team advanced to the NCAA Tournament, but ultimately fell to the University of Denver.

How did BU Athletics fare throughout 2015-16 academic year?

Fall Sports Men’s soccer (12-6-2, 6-1-2 Patriot League): Serious question marks surrounded BU head coach Neil Roberts’ side before the 2015 campaign, and by the season’s end in November, all were answered with aplomb. The Terriers posted seven shutouts, earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament and were one point shy of the conference’s regular-season title. Perhaps the biggest […]

BU's women's soccer team won the Patriot League title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU fall coaches reflect on collective Patriot League, NCAA success

While the Boston University men’s soccer, women’s soccer and field hockey teams won’t officially kick off their respective seasons until August 2016, they’re far from resting on their laurels. In the midst of their abbreviated spring seasons, each group is coming off a year in which it qualified for the NCAA Tournament, a feat that only a select number of […]

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Field hockey bids farewell to historic 2015 season

The Boston University field hockey team completed their 2015 season with a flawless 6-0 Patriot League record, yielding the program’s most wins since 2007, and earning the Terriers a bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Terriers (15-7, 6-0 Patriot League) excelled in the postseason, where they ultimately won the Patriot League Championship for the second straight year. Despite their perfect […]

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No. 15 field hockey’s postseason run concludes vs. No. 1 North Carolina

The No. 15 Boston University field hockey team’s season came to an end Saturday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, as the Terriers lost 4-2 to No. 1 University of North Carolina. The matchup pitted two of the most celebrated coaches in Division I history against each other, as Tar Heels (20-2) coach Karen Shelton got the upper hand on the […]

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No. 15 field hockey readies for NCAA Tournament First Round, No. 1 North Carolina

The stakes continue to elevate for the No. 15 Boston University field hockey team, and an NCAA Tournament First Round match against one of the nation’s best teams beckons. Led by senior co-captains Sofi Laurito and Rachel Coll, the Terriers (15-6, 6-0 Patriot League) battle No. 1 University of North Carolina on Saturday, and there will be no room for […]

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No. 15 field hockey continues success in high-pressure situations

After a dominating win against Fairfield University on Wednesday afternoon, the No. 15 Boston University field hockey team advanced to the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday against No. 1 University of North Carolina. The Terriers (15-6, 6-0 Patriot League) can attribute their success, not only to regular contests, but also to those in which the stakes were […]

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No. 15 field hockey advances to NCAA Tournament First Round with Fairfield win

Through a team effort, the No. 15 Boston University field hockey team dominated Fairfield University, 6-1, in the Play-In Round of the NCAA Tournament at home on Wednesday afternoon. “We had six different people scoring goals today, and I think that really epitomized what this team is all about,” said BU coach Sally Starr. “We’re leaving this field with two […]

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