2012 UMass Dartmouth Field Hockey News

  • Corsairs Earn Academic All-Conference Honors
    February 06, 2013
    Corsairs Earn Academic All-Conference Honors The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has placed 26 student-athletes on the 2012-13 Little East Conference Fall All-Academic Team.
  • Two Corsairs Earn ECAC Field Hockey All-Region Honors
    December 12, 2012
    Two Corsairs Earn ECAC Field Hockey All-Region Honors Two members of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team have been named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III New England Field Hockey All-Star Team. Senior defender Taryn Cardiel (Moorpark, CA/Moorpark HS) and senior midfielder Jenna Miedzionoski (Beverly, MA/Hamilton-Wenham Regional HS) were honored.
  • Cory Connolly Named to Division III All-Rookie Team
    November 29, 2012
    Cory Connolly Named to Division III All-Rookie Team Freshman forward Cory Connolly (Duxbury, MA/Duxbury HS) of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team has received another prestigious post-season honor. Connolly has been named to the 2012 NCAA Division III All-Rookie Team by Synapse Sports.
  • Two Corsairs Earn NFHCA All-Region Honors
    November 15, 2012
    Two Corsairs Earn NFHCA All-Region Honors Two members of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team have been named second team All-New England West Region by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. Senior forward Erica Allan (Amherst, MA/Amherst HS) and senior defender Taryn Cardiel (Moorpark, CA/Moorpark HS) were honored.
  • Field Hockey Falls at Skidmore in NCAA Championships
    November 07, 2012
    Field Hockey Falls at Skidmore in NCAA Championships SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY-Host Skidmore scored four goals in the second half and pulled away for a 6-0 victory over the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championships at Wagner Field Wednesday afternoon.
  • Eight Earn LEC Field Hockey Honors
    November 06, 2012
    Eight Earn LEC Field Hockey Honors Eight members of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team have been honored by the Little East Conference. Senior forward Erica Allan (Amherst, MA/Amherst HS), senior midfielder Jenna Miedzionowski (Beverly, MA/Hamilton-Wenham Regional HS) and senior defender Taryn Cardiel (Moorpark, CA/Moorpark HS) were named first team All-Little East Conference. Junior midfielder Devon Herlihy (Stratham, NH/Exeter HS), junior goalkeeper Lauren O'Brien (Rochester, MA/Old Rochester Regional HS) and freshman forward Cory Connolly (Duxbury, MA/Duxbury HS) earned second team All-Conference honors, while junior defender Victoria Dolce (Jamestown, RI/North Kingstown HS) was named third team All-LEC. Connolly was named Rookie of the Year, Cardiel was named Defensive Player of the Year, and Head Coach Nicole Castonguay was named Coach of the Year.
  • Field Hockey Opens NCAA Action Wednesday at Skidmore
    November 06, 2012
    Field Hockey Opens NCAA Action Wednesday at Skidmore For the third time in four seasons, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's field hockey team is in the NCAA Division III Championships. The Corsairs will open tournament action when they visit Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY Wednesday afternoon. Face-off is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. at Wagner Park.
  • Taryn Cardiel to Play in NFHCA Senior All-Star Game
    November 05, 2012
    Taryn Cardiel to Play in NFHCA Senior All-Star Game For the second time in three years, a member of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team has received a prestigious honor. Senior defender Taryn Cardiel (Moorpark, CA/Moorpark HS) has been selected to play in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Senior Game.
  • Field Hockey to Face Skidmore in NCAA Championships
    November 05, 2012
    Field Hockey to Face Skidmore in NCAA Championships The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's field hockey team will hit the road for their first round match in the NCAA Division III Championships. The Corsairs will travel to Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY for a first round match on Wednesday.
  • Field Hockey Holds Off Keene State for LEC Title, 1-0
    November 04, 2012
    Field Hockey Holds Off Keene State for LEC Title, 1-0 Junior defender Victoria Dolce (Jamestown, RI/North Kingstown HS)scored the only goal of the game off a penalty corner with just over 20 minutes remaining and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team held on to defeat visiting Keene State, 1-0, in the championship match of the Little East Conference Tournament at Cressy Field Sunday.
  • Late Goal Sends Field Hockey to LEC Championship Match
    November 03, 2012
    Late Goal Sends Field Hockey to LEC Championship Match Junior defender Victoria Dolce (Jamestown, RI/North Kingstown HS) scored her second goal of the game, re-directing home a pass with 2:12 remaining to lift the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team to a 3-2 victory over visiting Plymouth State in a Little East Conference Tournament semi-final playoff match at Cressy Field Saturday.
  • Field Hockey Hosts Plymouth State in LEC Semi-Finals
    November 02, 2012
    Field Hockey Hosts Plymouth State in LEC Semi-Finals The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team will face Plymouth State at home for the second time this season when they host the Panthers in the semi-finals of the Little East Conference Tournament Saturday afternoon. Face-off at Cressy Field is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.
  • Field Hockey Advances With 3-1 Win Over Western Connecticut State
    November 01, 2012
    Field Hockey Advances With 3-1 Win Over Western Connecticut State The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team defeated visiting Western Connecticut State, 3-1, in a Little East Conference Tournament quarter-final playoff match at Cressy Field Thursday evening.
  • Field Hockey Hosts WCSU in LEC Playoff Opener
    October 31, 2012
    Field Hockey Hosts WCSU in LEC Playoff Opener The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team will try to earn their third Little East Conference championship in the last four years when they host Western Connecticut State in the first round of the LEC Tournament Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at Cressy Field.
  • LEC Playoffs Revised
    October 30, 2012
    LEC Playoffs Revised The Little East Conference playoff schedule for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s teams has been changed, due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy. The women’s soccer team and field hockey team, which were scheduled to begin their playoffs Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, will now begin action Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Field Hockey Tops Plymouth State, 3-2
    October 27, 2012
    Field Hockey Tops Plymouth State, 3-2 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team defeated visiting Plymouth State, 3-2, in a Little East Conference match on Senior Day at Cressy Field Saturday.
  • Field Hockey Blanks Wellesley, 4-0
    October 24, 2012
    Field Hockey Blanks Wellesley, 4-0 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team broke open a close game with three goals in the second half and went on to defeat host Wellesley, 4-0, in a non-conference match at the Wellesley Outdoor Fields Complex Wednesday.
  • O'Brien, Connolly Claim LEC Weekly Field Hockey Honors
    October 22, 2012
    O'Brien, Connolly Claim LEC Weekly Field Hockey Honors Two members of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's field hockey team have been honored by the Little East Conference. Junior goalkeeper Lauren O'Brien (Rochester, MA/Old Rochester Regional HS) was named LEC Field Hockey Goalkeeper of the Week, while freshman forward Cory Connolly (Duxbury, MA/Duxbury HS) was named LEC Field Hockey Rookie of the Week.
  • Field Hockey Tops Keene State, 3-1
    October 20, 2012
    Field Hockey Tops Keene State, 3-1 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team defeated visiting Keene State, 3-1, in a Little East Conference match at Cressy Field Saturday.
  • Field Hockey Routs Fitchburg State, 10-0
    October 17, 2012
    Field Hockey Routs Fitchburg State, 10-0 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team scored three goals in the first nine minutes, raced to a 6-0 lead at halftime and went on to rout host Fitchburg State, 10-0, in a Little East Conference match at Elliot Field Wednesday evening.
  • Late Goal Gives Corsairs Win in Battle for First Place
    October 13, 2012
    Late Goal Gives Corsairs Win in Battle for First Place The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team came from behind to defeat visiting Bridgewater State, 3-2, in a Little East Conference match at Cressy Field Saturday.
  • Field Hockey Falls at Wesleyan, 3-0
    October 11, 2012
    Field Hockey Falls at Wesleyan, 3-0 Host Wesleyan scored three time in the first half and went on to defeat the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team, 3-0, in a non-conference match at Smith Field Thursday evening.
  • Taryn Cardiel Earns ECAC Defensive Honor
    October 10, 2012
    Taryn Cardiel Earns ECAC Defensive Honor A member of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's field hockey team has been honored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference. Senior defender Taryn Cardiel (Moorpark, CA/Moorpark HS), who was named Little East Conference Defensive Player of the Week earlier this week, has been named NCAA Division III Defensive Player of the Week by the Eastern College Athletic Conference.
  • Field Hockey Falls At Trinity, 3-0
    October 09, 2012
    Field Hockey Falls At Trinity, 3-0 Host Trinity broke a scoreless tie with three goals in the second half and went on to defeat the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team, 3-0, in a non-conference match at Robin L. Sheppard Field Tuesday evening.
  • Cardiel, Connolly Honored by Little East
    October 08, 2012
    Cardiel, Connolly Honored by Little East Two members of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team have been honored by the Little East Conference. Senior defender Taryn Cardiel (Moorpark, CA/Moorpark HS) has been named LEC Defensive Player of the Week, while freshman forward Cory Connolly (Duxbury, MA/Duxbury HS) has been named LEC Rookie of the Week. It’s the second such honor for Cardiel this season.
  • Field Hockey Downs Southern Maine, 5-0
    October 06, 2012
    Field Hockey Downs Southern Maine, 5-0 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team defeated visiting Southern Maine, 5-0, in a Little East Conference match at Cressy Field Saturday.
  • Field Hockey Slips Past Nichols, 2-1 In OT
    October 04, 2012
    Field Hockey Slips Past Nichols, 2-1 In OT The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team defeated visiting Nichols 2-1 in overtime, in a non-conference match at Cressy Field Thursday evening.
  • Play, Believe, Achieve Set for Next Weekend
    October 03, 2012
    Play, Believe, Achieve Set for Next Weekend The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's soccer and field hockey teams are planning a special presentation for their home doubleheader next weekend. They are presenting a program called "Play, Believe, Achieve" in connection with National Girls and Women in Sport Day.
  • Field Hockey Blanks Eastern Connecticut, 4-0
    October 02, 2012
    Field Hockey Blanks Eastern Connecticut, 4-0 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's field hockey team won for the fourth consecutive time, defeating host Eastern Connecticut State, 4-0, in a Little East Conference match at the Mansfield Athletic Complex Tuesday.
  • Field Hockey Tops Salem State, 3-1
    September 29, 2012
    Field Hockey Tops Salem State, 3-1 Freshman forward Cory Connolly (Duxbury, MA/Duxbury HS) scored all three goals to lead the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team to a 3-1 victory over host Salem State in a Little East Conference match at Alumni Field Saturday.
  • Field Hockey Shuts Out Worcester State, 5-0
    September 26, 2012
    Field Hockey Shuts Out Worcester State, 5-0 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team won their second straight contest defeating visiting Worcester State 5-0, in a Little East Conference match at Cressy Field Wednesday evening.
  • Field Hockey Shuts Out Western Connecticut, 5-0
    September 22, 2012
    Field Hockey Shuts Out Western Connecticut, 5-0 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team defeated visiting Western Connecticut State, 5-0, in a Little East Conference match at Cressy Field Saturday.
  • Field Hockey Falls To Tufts, 2-1
    September 19, 2012
    Field Hockey Falls To Tufts, 2-1 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team fell 2-1 to visiting Tufts in their 2012 home opener at Cressy Field Wednesday evening.
  • Taryn Cardiel is LEC Field Hockey Player of the Week
    September 17, 2012
    Taryn Cardiel is LEC Field Hockey Player of the Week Senior defender Taryn Cardiel (Moorpark, CA/Moorpark HS) of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's field hockey team has been honored by the Little East Conference. Cardiel has been named LEC Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Field Hockey Blanks Framingham State, 3-0
    September 15, 2012
    Field Hockey Blanks Framingham State, 3-0 Freshman forward Cory Connolly (Duxbury, MA/Duxbury HS) scored twice and sophomore goalkeeper Lauren O’Brien (Rochester, MA/Old Rochester Regional HS) earned the shutout as the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team blanked host Framingham State, 3-0, in a Little East Conference match at the Rams' campus field ion Saturday.
  • Field Hockey Falls in OT at Endicott, 3-2
    September 12, 2012
    Field Hockey Falls in OT at Endicott, 3-2 Hannah Thornberg scored with 4:55 remaining in the first overtime period to give host Endicott a 3-2 victory over the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team in a non-conference match at Endicott Stadium Wednesday evening.
  • Field Hockey Blanks Westfield State in LEC Opener
    September 08, 2012
    Field Hockey Blanks Westfield State in LEC Opener Junior forwardTiffany Richard ((Fitchburg, MA/Fitchburg HS) and senior forward Erica Allan (Amherst, MA/Amherst HS) scored first half goals and sophomore goalkeeper Lauren O’Brien (Rochester, MA/Old Rochester Regional HS) recorded her first shutout of the season as the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team blanked host Westfield State, 2-0, in the Little East Conference opener for both teams at Alumni Field Saturday.
  • Field Hockey Defeats Clark, 4-2
    September 06, 2012
    Field Hockey Defeats Clark, 4-2 WORCESTER, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team took a 2-0 halftime lead and went on to defeat host Clark, 4-2, in a non-conference match at the Granger Fields Thursday evening.
  • 20th Ranked Engineers Down Field Hockey, 3-1
    September 01, 2012
    20th Ranked Engineers Down Field Hockey, 3-1 Kimberly Barker scored twice to lead the 20th ranked Massachusetts Institute of Technology over the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team, 3-1, in the Corsairs' 2012 season opener at Jack Barry Field Saturday.
  • Field Hockey Picked Second in LEC Pre-Season Poll
    August 23, 2012
    Field Hockey Picked Second in LEC Pre-Season Poll The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s field hockey team has been picked to finish second in the annual Little East Conference Coaches’ Poll. The Corsairs, who were picked to finish first in each of the last two polls, received three of the 12 first-place votes and 129 points.