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2013 Harvard Field Hockey News

  • Field Hockey Announces 2014 Schedule
    May 15, 2014
    Field Hockey Announces 2014 Schedule The Harvard field hockey team has released its schedule for the 2014 season, which features 17 games for the Crimson, nine of which will be at Jordan Field.
  • Harvard Field Hockey Announces Addition of Five Newcomers for 2014
    May 07, 2014
    Harvard Field Hockey Announces Addition of Five Newcomers for 2014 Harvard field hockey coach Tjerk van Herwaarden has announced the addition of five freshman for the 2014 season; Ellie Cookson, Jill Detrick-Yee, Emily Ott, Olivia Startup and Hannah Wellington. The five newcomers will join a group of 17 returning players from last season.
  • van Herwaarden, Team USA Capture 2014 Champions Challenge Gold
    May 06, 2014
    van Herwaarden, Team USA Capture 2014 Champions Challenge Gold Harvard field hockey head coach Tjerk van Herwaarden helped Team USA earn a gold medal at the 2014 Champions Challenge last week. Van Herwaarden is serving as an assistant coach this summer with the U.S. National Team.
  • Harvard’s van Herwaarden to Coach Team USA at Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014
    March 27, 2014
    Harvard’s van Herwaarden to Coach Team USA at Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014 Harvard field hockey head coach Tjerk van Herwaarden will be joining Team USA as an assistant coach this spring as the U.S. makes its way to the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014. Van Herwaarden, who was designated interim head coach in January 2013, moved to the assistant position after newly appointed head coach Craig Parnham joined the team early last year.
  • McClintock named Scholar of Distinction; Field Hockey Earns National Academic Awards
    March 19, 2014
    McClintock named Scholar of Distinction; Field Hockey Earns National Academic Awards The Harvard field hockey team has been named a recipient of the 2013 Gladiator by SGI / NFHCA Division I National Academic Team Award, the NFHCA announced this week. Along with the team award, 12 Crimson were named to the National Academic Squad for their efforts off the field, the second most in the Ivy League.
  • Registration Open for Field Hockey Spring and Summer Clinics
    February 24, 2014
    Registration Open for Field Hockey Spring and Summer Clinics Registration is now open for the Harvard University field hockey Spring and Summer Clinics at Jordan Field. The Spring Skills Clinic is set for April 13 is a two-session skill enhancement clinic, which offers both offensive and defensive drills. The Spring Play Day, which will be held on April 27, features a full day of competition hosted by World Camp USA.
  • Ten Fall Student-Athletes Named Academic All-Ivy League
    December 18, 2013
    Ten Fall Student-Athletes Named Academic All-Ivy League The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard—who have been named to the fall 2013-14 Academic All-Ivy League team.
  • Senior Perspective: 2013 Field Hockey
    December 11, 2013
    Senior Perspective: 2013 Field Hockey Senior co-captains Rebecca Houser and Christy Haughey talk about their four years at Harvard.
  • Season Recap: 2013 Field Hockey
    December 10, 2013
    Season Recap: 2013 Field Hockey The Harvard field hockey team enjoyed an excellent turnaround season, capturing eight wins and seeing three Crimson earn All-Ivy honors.
  • Highlights: 130th Playing of 'The Game W, 34-7
    November 23, 2013
    Highlights: 130th Playing of 'The Game W, 34-7 Harvard football notched its 250th Ivy League win, claimed its 15th Ivy League Crown recorded its seventh straight 'The Game' victory by a 34-7 decision at The Yale Bowl Saturday afternoon.
  • Balleza Named to NFHCA Northeast All-Region Second Team
    November 19, 2013
    Balleza Named to NFHCA Northeast All-Region Second Team Adding to her postseason accolades after a successful rookie campaign, freshman Marissa Balleza has been named to the NFHCA Northeast All-Region Second Team, the association announced on Tuesday.
  • Three Crimson Collect All-Ivy Honors
    November 13, 2013
    Three Crimson Collect All-Ivy Honors Three members of the Harvard field hockey team have earned postseason awards, the league announced Wednesday. Freshman Marissa Balleza received Second Team All-Ivy accolades, while senior goaltender Jenn Hatfield and freshman midfielder Kyla Cordrey pulled in All-Ivy Honorable Mention recognition.
  • Balleza Picks Up Third Ivy League Rookie of the Week Accolade
    November 12, 2013
    Balleza Picks Up Third Ivy League Rookie of the Week Accolade For the third time this season, freshman Marissa Balleza has been honored as the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday. Balleza becomes the first Crimson to pick up the weekly award for newcomers three times in one year since Katie Zacarian in 2000.
  • Field Hockey Closes Out Regular Season with Trip to Columbia
    November 10, 2013
    Field Hockey Closes Out Regular Season with Trip to Columbia The Harvard field hockey team is ready to wrap up the 2013 regular season on Sunday as the Crimson (7-9, 1-5 Ivy League) takes to the road to square off with Columbia (6-9, 2-3 Ivy League) at noon on Sunday.
  • Jacobson Vaults Field Hockey to 2-1 Overtime Victory at Columbia
    November 10, 2013
    Jacobson Vaults Field Hockey to 2-1 Overtime Victory at Columbia Sophomore Elizabeth Jacobson notched two goals, including the game winner in overtime, to give the Harvard field hockey team a thrilling 2-1 win over Columbia to close out the regular season. With the win, the Crimson finish 2013 with an 8-9 overall record and a 2-5 record in Ivy League play.
  • Balleza Earns Second Ivy League Rookie of the Week Nod
    November 05, 2013
    Balleza Earns Second Ivy League Rookie of the Week Nod Harvard field hockey forward Marissa Balleza has been honored as the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday afternoon. This marks the second time this season Balleza brings home League accolades after earning the same recognition on Oct. 29.
  • Field Hockey Claims 4-0 Victory Over Vermont on Senior Day
    November 03, 2013
    Field Hockey Claims 4-0 Victory Over Vermont on Senior Day Freshman Marissa Balleza tallied a pair of goals for the fourth time this season, sparking the Harvard field hockey team to its 4-0 win over Vermont on Sunday at Jordan Field. The Crimson (7-9, 1-5 Ivy League) celebrated the last home contest of six of its seniors with the win over the Catamounts (0-18, 0-5 AEC).
  • Field Hockey Drops 4-2 Decision to Dartmouth
    November 02, 2013
    Field Hockey Drops 4-2 Decision to Dartmouth Despite outshooting its opponent, 27-10, the Harvard field hockey team dropped a 4-2 decision to Ivy League foe, Dartmouth Saturday afternoon at Jordan Field.
  • Field Hockey Hosts Dartmouth, Vermont for Final Home Weekend
    November 01, 2013
    Field Hockey Hosts Dartmouth, Vermont for Final Home Weekend The Harvard field hockey team will play its final two home games of the season when the Crimson welcome in Dartmouth on Saturday and Vermont on Sunday for Senior Day, where Harvard’s six seniors will be honored.
  • Late Goal Lifts Field Hockey Over Northeastern, 1-0
    October 30, 2013
    Late Goal Lifts Field Hockey Over Northeastern, 1-0 It came down to the wire for crosstown rivals Harvard and Northeastern, but with four minutes remaining in the contest, freshman Marissa Balleza flipped what was the eventual game winner into the cage to give the Crimson field hockey team (6-8, 1-4 Ivy League) a 1-0 win over the Huskies (6-11, 2-2 CAA) on Wednesday night.
  • Parking Advisory for Harvard Athletics Nov. 2
    October 28, 2013
    Parking Advisory for Harvard Athletics Nov. 2 Due to several home events on Saturday, Nov. 2, fans traveling to Harvard home events are advised to allow additional time to arrive.
  • Field Hockey Drops Close, 3-1 Decision to No. 9 Princeton
    October 26, 2013
    Field Hockey Drops Close, 3-1 Decision to No. 9 Princeton The Harvard field hockey team gave the defending national champion No. 9 Princeton a run for its money at Jordan Field on Saturday, but the visiting Tigers (9-4, 5-0 Ivy) escaped with a 3-1 win over the feisty Crimson (5-8, 1-4 Ivy).
  • Field Hockey Battles, Falls to No. 7 Boston College, 5-2
    October 23, 2013
    Field Hockey Battles, Falls to No. 7 Boston College, 5-2 Freshman Marissa Balleza recorded her second consecutive multi-goal performance, but it was not enough for the Crimson as the seventh-ranked Boston College Eagles outlasted Harvard, 5-2, on Wednesday night.
  • Field Hockey Welcomes No. 9 Princeton on Saturday
    October 23, 2013
    Field Hockey Welcomes No. 9 Princeton on Saturday After thoroughly competing with No. 7 Boston College on Wednesday, the Harvard field hockey team returns to Jordan Field for an Ivy League clash with the defending national champions, No. 9 Princeton.
  • Field Hockey Visits the Heights to Take on No. 7 Boston College
    October 22, 2013
    Field Hockey Visits the Heights to Take on No. 7 Boston College The Harvard field hockey team is set for the final contest of its recent three-game road trip on Wednesday as the Crimson takes on No. 7 Boston College at 6 p.m. in Newton. Harvard (5-6, 1-3 Ivy), which is 4-3 on the road this season, will play its first ranked opponent of 2013.
  • Field Hockey Takes Care of Colgate, 5-2
    October 20, 2013
    Field Hockey Takes Care of Colgate, 5-2 Marissa Balleza and Rachael Rosenfeld scored two goals apiece, vaulting the Harvard field hockey team to a 5-2 road victory over Colgate on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Crimson (5-6, 1-3 Ivy League) has won of three of its last four contests and moves to 4-3 away from home.
  • Harvard Falls to Cornell Field Hockey, 3-2, Despite Comeback Bid
    October 19, 2013
    Harvard Falls to Cornell Field Hockey, 3-2, Despite Comeback Bid The Harvard field hockey team scored twice in the second half to stage a comeback bid over Ivy League rival Cornell, but the Big Red’s three first-half scores were too much for the Crimson to overcome as Harvard dropped a 3-2 decision on Saturday afternoon.
  • Field Hockey Treks to Cornell, Colgate for Weekend Road Swing
    October 18, 2013
    Field Hockey Treks to Cornell, Colgate for Weekend Road Swing Looking to extend its two-game winning streak, the Harvard field hockey team takes to the road for a pair of contests in the Empire State. The Crimson will visit Ivy League rival Cornell at noon on Saturday, followed by another noon showdown with Colgate on Sunday.
  • Balleza Honored as Ivy League Rookie of the Week
    October 15, 2013
    Balleza Honored as Ivy League Rookie of the Week Harvard field hockey forward Marissa Balleza has been honored as the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday afternoon.
  • Field Hockey Edges Fairfield, 4-3, in Overtime Thriller
    October 13, 2013
    Field Hockey Edges Fairfield, 4-3, in Overtime Thriller In what became a gripping contest at Jordan Field on Sunday afternoon, the Harvard field hockey team dug in against a proven Fairfield squad as the Crimson edged the Stags, 4-3, in overtime. Sophomore Elizabeth Jacobson’s tally 13 minutes into the extra frame vaulted Harvard (4-5, 1-2 Ivy) to its second win in a row and first victory at home.
  • Field Hockey Welcomes Fairfield for Weekend Showdown
    October 11, 2013
    Field Hockey Welcomes Fairfield for Weekend Showdown After a strong showing against UMass Lowell to pick up its third win of the 2013 season, the Harvard field hockey team is set for another nonconference clash as the Fairfield Stags pay a visit to Jordan Field at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
  • Balleza Vaults Field Hockey to 4-0 Victory at UMass Lowell
    October 09, 2013
    Balleza Vaults Field Hockey to 4-0 Victory at UMass Lowell Freshman Marissa Balleza tallied two goals and an assist for the Crimson field hockey team on Wednesday evening, sparking a 4-0 Harvard win over intrastate foe UMass Lowell in nonconference play.
  • Balleza Vaults Field Hockey to 4-0 Victory at UMass Lowell
    October 09, 2013
    Balleza Vaults Field Hockey to 4-0 Victory at UMass Lowell Freshman Marissa Balleza tallied two goals and an assist for the Crimson field hockey team on Wednesday evening, sparking a 4-0 Harvard win over intrastate foe UMass Lowell in nonconference play.
  • Jacobson Provides Late Equalizer, Field Hockey Falls to Brown in OT, 2-1
    October 05, 2013
    Jacobson Provides Late Equalizer, Field Hockey Falls to Brown in OT, 2-1 Sophomore Elizabeth Jacobson gave the Harvard field hockey team a second life with a game-tying goal late in the second half, but the Crimson eventually dropped the Ivy League contest, 2-1, to Brown in overtime at Jordan Field Saturday afternoon.
  • Field Hockey Hosts Brown in Ivy League Matchup Saturday
    October 04, 2013
    Field Hockey Hosts Brown in Ivy League Matchup Saturday The Harvard field hockey will host Ivy League foe Brown Saturday at Jordan Field. The Crimson will be in search of its second Ivy League win of the season.
  • Rosenfeld's Early Tally Not Enough for Field Hockey at New Hampshire
    September 29, 2013
    Rosenfeld's Early Tally Not Enough for Field Hockey at New Hampshire Rachel Rosenfeld scored the lone goal of the game, but the Harvard field hockey team could not hold the advantage as the Crimson dropped a 3-1 decision to New Hampshire.
  • Penn, New Hampshire Await Field Hockey this Weekend
    September 28, 2013
    Penn, New Hampshire Await Field Hockey this Weekend After defeating Yale for the first time in four years last weekend, the Harvard field hockey team will look to build on its two-game winning streak as it welcomes Penn Saturday and visits New Hampshire Sunday.
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