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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.