2011 Centennial Conference Field Hockey News

June 7, 2012
Four Centennial Athletes Land a Spot on Capital One Academic All-America At-Large Women's Team
Muhlenberg's Brittany DeAngelis (field hockey) and McDaniel's Jessica Fry (swimming) were named to the Capital One Academic All-America Women's At-Large First Team. Four Centennial Athletes earned honors.

December 15, 2011
Fall All-Sportsmanship Team
The Centennial Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee established the All-Sportsmanship team in 2007. Each team elected one member from their team who displayed good sportsmanship throughout the season to be a member of the All-Centennial sportsmanship team.

December 8, 2011
F&M's Mariano Named Regional Coach of Year
Franklin & Marshall head field hockey coach Melissa Mariano has been named the Dita/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III South Region Coach of the Year as announced late Wednesday morning.

November 22, 2011
Thren, Willert Named First Team All-Americans
Ursinus senior Alyssa Thren and Franklin & Marshall junior Becky Willert were named to the first team as the NFHCA announced its Division III All-America team on Tuesday.

November 19, 2011
Ursinus Field Hockey Season Comes To An End
TCNJ defeated Ursinus, 2-0, Saturday in the NCAA Division III semifinals, ending the Bears' 19-4 season.

November 18, 2011
Bears Back in Black at NCAA Semifinals
For the fourth straight season, and the sixth time in the last seven years, the Ursinus College Field Hockey team finds themselves in the NCAA Division III Semifinals. And for the third straight time, the Bears will be playing an opponent that they faced in the regular season.

November 16, 2011
15 Named to All-Region Teams
The Centennial Conference placed 15 players on the NFHCA Division III All-Region teams that were announced on Wednesday. Eight players were tabbed for the first team, while seven other received second-team recognition.

November 13, 2011
Ursinus Headed to Final Four
No. 11 Ursinus upsets No. 2 Salisbury to advance to NCAA Division III Final Four.

November 12, 2011
Ursinus Moves On To Elite Eight; Franklin & Marshall's Season Comes To An End In Second Round
Ursinus topped Messiah, 3-1, to advance to NCAA Elite Eight while Franklin & Marshall ends season with 2-1 loss to Middlebury.

November 9, 2011
Bears, Diplomats Prepare for NCAAs
Ursinus and Franklin & Marshall open NCAA tournament play with home games on Wednesday. The Bears entertain Christopher Newport, while the Diplomats play host to Cortland.

November 9, 2011
Ursinus, Franklin & Marshall Move On To Second Round of NCAA Tournament
No. 11 Ursinus, No. 12 Franklin & Marshall punch tickets to second round of NCAA Division III Tournament with Wednesday victories.

November 7, 2011
All-Centennial Field Hockey Team
Franklin & Marshall senior forward Becky Willert was named the Player of the Year as the 2011 All-Centennial Conference field hockey team was announced on Monday. You can also find the Academic Honor Roll on the release.

November 7, 2011
Field Hockey Weekly Release #10
Ursinus forward Alyssa Thren and goalkeeper Jill Lukens named Players of the Week after outstanding performances in the 2011 Centennial Conference Field Hockey Tournament

November 6, 2011
Ursinus Grabs Eighth Straight Field Hockey Title
The No. 2 seeded Bears are headed to the NCAA Tournament after clinching the Centennial Conference field hockey title for the eighth straight year, defeating No. 1 seeded Franklin & Marshall, 2-1, on Sunday.

November 6, 2011
Sunday's Championship Notebook
It's championship Sunday in the Centennial Conference with finals in field hockey and men's and women's soccer. Here's what you need to know to get ready for the title tilts.

November 5, 2011
Top Seeds Advance to Hockey Final
It will be F&M and Ursinus in Sunday's championship match of the 2011 Centennial field hockey tournament. Becky Willert scored the game-winning goal at the end of the first overtime period to give the Diplomats a 3-2 victory over Haverford. Alyssa Thren and Corinne Freeman tallied the goals for Ursinus in a 2-0 win over Johns Hopkins.

November 5, 2011
Saturday's Semifinal Notebook
The field hockey and women's soccer semifinals take place today at Franklin & Marshall and Johns Hopkins. Here's what you need to know as our Fall Final Four weekend continues.

November 2, 2011
Haverford Rallies Past Washington College; Fords Meet F&M in Semifinals
Mary Hobbs scored twice in the final 12 minutes Wednesday night at Swan Field to help the Haverford College field hockey team complete its rally from two goals down in a wild 3-2 victory over visiting Washington College in the opening round of the league playoffs.

November 2, 2011
1st Round Playoff Notes
The Centennial Conference field hockey, soccer and volleyball championship tournaments begin today with first-round games at F&M, Haverford and Swarthmore. Here's what to look for today.

October 31, 2011
Franklin & Marshall Finishes Season with Perfect Conference Record
Diplomats close out regular season play with a perfect 10-0 conference record for the first time in school history.

October 31, 2011
Weekly Field Hockey Release #9
Johns Hopkins junior Maggie Phillips and Haverford junior Sydney Hyder grabbed Centennial Conference weekly honors for the final week in regular season field hockey play.

October 28, 2011
Weekend Field Hockey Recap
After snowy weekend in the Northeast, Haverford, Johns Hopkins, Washington College grab the three remaining spots in the upcoming Centennial Conference Field Hockey Tournament.

October 28, 2011
The Weekend's Games to Watch
Granted, you may be watching these games through snowflakes, but we have a jam-packed weekend with championships, games that will decide top seeds, and games that will determine the playoff fate for many teams. Enjoy!

October 27, 2011
Bryn Mawr Closes Season With Victory
Freshmen Maddy Beckman scored four goals in route to Bryn Mawr's overtime victory against visiting Cedar Crest College Tuesday.

October 26, 2011
Mid-Week Field Hockey Recap
In a crucial night of Centennial Conference field hockey action No. 7 Franklin & Marshall secured the regular season title and home-field advantage for the upcoming conference playoffs while Haverford topped Washington College in an intense 2-1 battle.

October 26, 2011
Wednesday's Games to Watch
It's the penultimate GTW for the fall regular season in field hockey, soccer and volleyball, as playoff hopes are on the line. Here are our Games to Watch today and links to watch the games live!

October 25, 2011
Tuesday's Field Hockey Recap
Ursinus forward Alyssa Thren notches 100th career goal as the Bears down Eastern Mennonite; Muhlenberg comes out on top against non-conference rival Moravian in Tuesday field hockey action.

October 24, 2011
Field Hockey Weekly Release #8
McDaniel midfielder Paige Messersmith and Gettysburg goalkeeper Megan Feeg grabbed Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honors for the week ending October 23. You can also find the latest NFHCA poll here.

October 23, 2011
Weekend Field Hockey Recap
No. 4 Franklin & Marshall grabs crucial conference victory over Washington College, while McDaniel upends visiting Haverford in the next-to-last weekend of regular season Centennial Conference field hockey action.

October 21, 2011
Friday's Field Hockey Recap
Weekend field hockey action kicked off Friday as Gettysburg defeated Muhlenberg on Senior Day and visiting Swarthmore dropped a non-conference overtime battle to Arcadia.

October 21, 2011
Weekend Games to Watch
It's the next-to-last weekend of regular season play in field hockey, soccer and volleyball in the Conference and each game takes on extra importance. Also, it's the North vs. the South on the gridiron at Gettysburg.

October 20, 2011
Thursday's Field Hockey Recap
McDaniel midfielder Paige Messersmith notches game-winning goal as the Green Terror defeat Stevenson, 3-2, in non-conference field hockey action.

October 19, 2011
Mid-Week Field Hockey Recap
It was an intense evening in conference field hockey action as No. 11 Ursinus inched by visiting Washington College and Johns Hopkins Head Coach Megan Fraser reached her 100th Centennial Conference victory.

October 19, 2011
Wednesday's Games to Watch
Just 10 days remain in the regular season in field hockey, soccer, and volleyball, so each contest takes on an even greater importance. Here are five games to watch on this rainy Wednesday.

October 17, 2011
Field Hockey Weekly Release #7
Washington College grabbed both field hockey honors this week as freshmen Claire McAuliffe and sophomore Steph Harryman were named Players of the Week for the week ending October 16.

October 16, 2011
Weekend Field Hockey Recap
No. 11 Ursinus defeats No. 17 William Smith in the final minutes while Gettysburg and Swarthmore earn their first shutouts of the season in Centennial Conference weekend field hockey action.

October 14, 2011
Thursday's Field Hockey Recap
Swarthmore gets back on track with 5-1 non-conference victory over Immaculata Thursday in Centennial Conference field hockey action.

October 14, 2011
Weekend Games to Watch
It's a full weekend of action in the Conference as we reach the middle of October. Come out and watch your favorite school and/or team!

October 12, 2011
Wednesday's Field Hockey Recap
Gettysburg, Muhlenberg defeated in non-conference field hockey action Wednesday; DeAngelis adds name to school record book.

October 11, 2011
Tuesday's Field Hockey Recap
No. 2 Franklin & Marshall fell for first time this season while Washington College grabbed its seventh straight win Tuesday in Centennial Conference field hockey action.

October 10, 2011
Dickinson falls to Lebanon Valley, suffers third non-conference loss
Red Devils suffer 6-0 setback at Lebanon Valley in non-conference field hockey action on Monday; Lebanon Valley's Jocelyn Novak nets four.

October 10, 2011
Field Hockey Release #6
Franklin & Marshall junior Chelsey Talhelm and Ursinus senior Jill Lukens named Centennial Conference Field Hockey Players of the Week for the Week ending October 9.

October 9, 2011
Franklin & Marshall keeps the streak alive
Four different players scored as No. 3 Franklin & Marshall remains undefeated.

October 8, 2011
Weekend Field Hockey Recap
Gettysburg senior Sarah Cole tied career-high five points as the Bullets pick up second conference win while No. 10 Ursinus and McDaniel both come out on top Saturday.

October 7, 2011
Dickinson, Washington College Post Friday Wins
Junior midfielder Hilary Manion and Washington College powered past Muhlenberg, 5-1, Friday in Centennial Conference field hockey action. Elsewhere, Dickinson blanked Bryn Mawr, 3-0.

October 7, 2011
Weekend Games to Watch
There are plenty of good games in the Conference this weekend, but we want to turn your attention to five in particular that will impact the Centennial come playoff time.

October 6, 2011
Haverford comes out on top in Main Line rivalry
Sophomore Bryn Bissey gets the ball rolling as Haverford defeats Eastern, 6-1, on Thursday in non-conference field hockey action.

October 5, 2011
Midweek Field Hockey Recap
Franklin & Marshall senior Becky Willert and junior Chelsey Talhelm each notched another goal in the Diplomats' 2-1 victory over Johns Hopkins, while McDaniel, Muhlenberg, Swarthmore, Ursinus and Washington College all picked up conference wins on Wednesday.

October 5, 2011
Wednesday's Games to Watch
Baltimore is the place to be for crucial Centennial Conference contests on this Wednesday night with big games in field hockey, soccer and volleyball. Can't make it to the Charm City? There's another key hockey matchup on the Main Line this afternoon.

October 3, 2011
Field Hockey Weekly Release #5
Haverford junior Mary Hobbs and Swarthmore sophomore Gabriella Capone had stellar performances for their respective teams last week earning them Field Hockey Player of the Week honors for the week ending October 2. You can also find the latest NFHCA national poll here as well.

October 2, 2011
Weekend Field Hockey Recap
Haverford's Mary Hobbs has record-setting game against Gettysburg, while Swarthmore makes statement against Johns Hopkins in Centennial Conference field hockey action.

September 30, 2011
Weekend Games to Watch
Here are our picks for the top games to watch this weekend around the Centennial Conference.

September 29, 2011
Thursday's Field Hockey Recap
Washington College rallied from a two-goal halftime deficit to post a 3-2 overtime win against non-conference opponent Drew University, pushing the Shorewomen to a 5-4 overall record on the season.

September 28, 2011
Wednesday's Field Hockey Recap
Dickinson tops FDU-Florham 2-1 in non-conference field hockey action while Haverford's Bridget Gibbons' two goals were not enough as the Fords fell to No. 5 Messiah.

September 27, 2011
Tuesday's Field Hockey Recap
The No. 4 Franklin & Marshall field hockey team remains unbeaten while Muhlenberg, Swarthmore, and Washington College all come out on top Tuesday in non-conference field hockey action.

September 26, 2011
Field Hockey Weekly Release #4
Franklin & Marshall claimed both field hockey weekly honors as junior Chelsey Talhelm and sophomore Avery Koep were named Players of the Week for the week ending September 25.

September 25, 2011
Weekend Field Hockey Recap
No. 13 Franklin & Marshall makes huge statement in 5-1 upset against No. 2 Ursinus while Bryn Mawr picked up its first win of the season against visiting St. Vincent College.

September 23, 2011
Friday's Field Hockey Recap
Swarthmore picks up its first conference win of the season while Johns Hopkins scores three goals in the first 13 minutes en route to a 4-0 win over Muhlenberg.

September 23, 2011
Weekend Games to Watch
Here are our picks for the best games in the Centennial Conference this weekend in field hockey and soccer. The place to be may be in Baltimore with two critical soccer matches on Friday and Saturday.

September 22, 2011
Thursday's Field Hockey Recap
Haverford falls to Lebanon Valley and McDaniel picks up another win against York College in non-conference field hockey action.

September 21, 2011
Tuesday's Field Hockey Recap
The No. 13 Franklin & Marshall field hockey team remains unbeaten while Haverford puts in five to secure another Centennial Conference win.

September 21, 2011
Wednesday's Field Hockey Recap
In Wednesday field hockey action Washington College breaks school record during win against Bryn Mawr and Gettysburg picks up its first conference win of the 2011 season.

September 20, 2011
Tuesday's Game to Watch
Something has to give tonight at Tylus Field, as undefeated McDaniel makes the trip to Lancaster to take on unbeaten Franklin & Marshall.

September 19, 2011
Field Hockey Weekly Release #3
Franklin & Marshall senior forward Becky Willert and sophomore goalkeeper Avery Koep take home Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honors for the week ending September 18.

September 17, 2011
Saturday's Field Hockey Recap
Conference play is in full swing as Franklin & Marshall, Johns Hopkins, Haverford, and Ursinus all come out of Saturday with victories.

September 16, 2011
Friday's Field Hockey Recap
McDaniel remains undefeated, opening up its conference schedule with a 3-0 win against Muhlenberg Friday. The Mules drop to 1-4 overall.

September 15, 2011
Thursday's Field Hockey Recap
The No. 18 Franklin & Marshall field hockey team remains undefeated after Thursday's 1-0 overtime victory against non-conference opponent Alvernia.

September 14, 2011
Wednesday's Field Hockey Recap
In Wednesday field hockey action Muhlenberg picked up its first win of the season in overtime, while Ursinus opened its home schedule with a convincing conference victory over Bryn Mawr.

September 13, 2011
Tuesday's Field Hockey Recap
No. 18 Franklin & Marshall roll past Immaculata 8-0 on Tuesday while Gettysburg drops a tough one on the road to No. 11 Catholic.

September 12, 2011
Field Hockey Weekly Release #2
Ursinus holds both field hockey honors this week as senior forward Alyssa Thren and senior goalkeeper Jill Lukens are named Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for the week ending September 11.

September 10, 2011
Weekend Hockey Roundup
Dickinson, Franklin & Marshall, Gettysburg and Haverford all posted weekend field hockey victories in non-Conference action.

September 9, 2011
Midweek Field Hockey Recap
The heavy rains in the Mid-Atlantic region have caused many postponements, but a few matches did get completed in between the raindrops, including Hopkins' win over #5 Lebanon Valley.

September 6, 2011
Field Hockey Weekly Release #1
Franklin & Marshall senior Becky Willert and McDaniel senior Stephanie Thomson were named Players of the Week for the week ending September 5.

September 5, 2011
Weekend Field Hockey Recap
McDaniel picked up first win of the season against Washington and Lee as Centennial field hockey went 1-1 to conclude the weekend.

September 3, 2011
Saturday's Field Hockey Recap
Senior Brittany DeAngelis moves up in the record books at Muhlenberg, while Swarthmore puts six on the board in a thrilling season opener.

September 2, 2011
Friday's Field Hockey Recap
The Centennial Conference field hockey season is underway as Franklin & Marshall defeats Elizabethtown in overtime and Dickinson gives first-year head coach Caitlin Williams her first career win.

September 2, 2011
Field Hockey Season Previews
The 2011 field hockey season begins on Friday. As the teams provide previews of the upcoming campaign, we will add them here. Today we take a look at Johns Hopkins.

August 29, 2011
2011 Composite Field Hockey Schedule
The 2011 Centennial Conference field hockey composite schedule is now available for download. The 19th season begins on Friday, September 2, while the Conference schedule begins on Saturday, September 17.

August 23, 2011
Ursinus Field Hockey Picked to Repeat in 2011
Defending champion Ursinus is the coaches favorite to capture the 2011 field hockey title in the Centennial Conference's annual preseason poll of head coaches.