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The Blue & Gray Press | December 16, 2017

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UMW field hockey’s season ends after a hard fought battle against CNU

November 9, 2017 |

By GRACE WINFIELD

Staff Writer

The University of Mary Washington field hockey team fell short on Nov. 1 as they lost 1-0 against Christopher Newport University in the CAC semifinal game. UMW (11-8) knew the challenge they were up against when they were set to face CNU (16-1). Losing to the fifth-ranked Captains 4-3 in regular season, the Eagles were a decided underdog in the matchup. Read More

Field hockey takes positives away from a tough loss

September 28, 2017 |

By ALICEN HACKNEY

On Saturday, Sept. 23, the UMW women’s field hockey team held their own against Tufts University. While it may not have resulted in a win, the Mary Washington girls, or stood up to take on the challenge.Read More

UMW Eagles soar through Homecoming Weekend

October 29, 2015 |

BY MIKEY BARNES

Every year, in the middle of October, the University of Mary Washington invites its alumni back and celebrates the university and its athletic department during its homecoming. The University sets up a tailgate, numerous events throughout the week and promotion, to help celebrate the return of the alum and the current student body.Read More

UMW women's soccer advances to championship game, other teams eliminated

November 5, 2014 |

By CHRIS MARKHAM

The University of Mary Washington women’s soccer team advanced to the Capital Athletic Conference title game with a 2-1 win over Salisbury University on Wednesday, Nov. 5, remaining to be the lone surviving varsity team for UMW in the CAC tournaments.Read More

Homecoming Preview: Top 5 things to look forward to

October 22, 2014 |

By CHRIS MARKHAM

Sporting events are a cornerstone for any homecoming weekend, especially at the University of Mary Washington. Homecoming Weekend at UMW attracts both current and former students to its wide variety of athletic games, creating an electric and exciting atmosphere.Read More

Field Hockey continues strong play, remains nationally ranked

September 24, 2014 |

By MIKEY BARNES

The University of Mary Washington has proved itself a powerhouse in the Capital Athletic Conference, most notably this past year as a number of our athletic teams found themselves in the national rankings and competed in NCAA tournaments.Read More

Homecoming welcomes wins and past players to field

October 30, 2013 |

Complete with hundreds of students and alumni lined up to tailgate and support their efforts, five University of Mary Washington athletic teams battled to take home wins at this year’s Homecoming showdown on Saturday.Read More

Eagles hope to garner wins after Saturday’s celebrations

October 23, 2013 |

The chant “Beat the Bobcats” will be heard all day Saturday as conference rival Frostburg State comes to the Battleground to take on University of Mary Washington’s field hockey and soccer teams. Eagle Nation will be in full force for the 2013 homecoming festivities, which this year features all-day tailgating to take the homecoming celebration to a new level.Read More

Field Hockey ranks high in division, stays undefeated

September 12, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington field hockey team remains ranked sixth in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III National Coaches poll, as they advance with an undefeated season.Read More

Rampey Reflects on Memorable Field Hockey Season

December 6, 2012 |

By COURTNEY RAMPEY
In mid-August, the University of Mary Washington field hockey team, myself included, got together for the first time to run two miles and test our strength.Read More

Captain Charney’s two goals, Gianelle’s eight saves, take the Eagles past Eastern to advance in the NCAA Tournament

November 14, 2012 |

By KEVIN BOILARD
An energized crowd packed into the Mary Washington Battleground to watch the Eagles’ field hockey team decisively take down Eastern University, 3-1, in the NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinal on Saturday, Nov. 10.Read More

Captain Charney’s two goals, Gianelle’s eight saves, take the Eagles past Eastern to advance in the NCAA Tournament

November 14, 2012 |

By KEVIN BOILARD
An energized crowd packed into the Mary Washington Battleground to watch the Eagles’ field hockey team decisively take down Eastern University, 3-1, in the NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinal on Saturday, Nov. 10.Read More

Lynchburg tops Messiah, 2-0, advances to Regional Final

November 14, 2012 |

By KEVIN BOILARD
Shortly after the Mary Washington field hockey team thumped Eastern on Saturday, Nov. 10, Lynchburg College and Messiah College squared off on UMW’s Battlegrounds turf for a chance to take on the Eagles in the NCAA Regional Final.Read More

Field Hockey Tops Wesley, Earns Conference Title

November 7, 2012 |

By CHRISTIAN ZAPATERO
On a windy Saturday afternoon, the University of Mary Washington women’s field hockey team strolled onto the artificial turf field at the Battlegrounds to face the Wesley’s women’s field hockey team for the Capital Athletic Conference championship. Read More

UMW Field Hockey Season in Review

October 24, 2012 |

Mary Washington’s field hockey team has a history of excellence. The squad had only one losing season in 2000.
Perfection on the other hand, is a concept that has been harder to attain. The closest they have come is when they went 22-2 in 1993 and were runners-up to Courtland State in the NCAA DIII Championship Game. Read More

Field Hockey has Two Goals Disallowed in Loss to CNU, Take on Salisbury Saturday

October 10, 2012 |

By JOSH JOHNSON

The University of Mary Washington women’s field hockey team fell to Christopher Newport in double overtime this past Saturday. Mary Washington was ranked 5th and Christopher Newport 13th in the nation coming into the game, according to … Read More

Field Hockey Tops Eastern Mennonite, Florence George Tallies 4 Goals in Win

October 3, 2012 |

The University of Mary Washington field hockey team dethroned the Royals of Eastern Mennonite University Tuesday, 9-1.Read More

Field hockey climbs to 9th in Nation with wins vs.York, Catholic­­­

September 26, 2012 |

By KEVIN BOILARD

The Mary Washington Field Hockey team remained undefeated last Saturday afternoon when they defeated their Capital Athletic Conference rival, York College of Pennsylvania, 3-0.

The Eagles have been incredibly dominant this season, averaging 4.6 goals per game, … Read More

Field Hockey Season Comes To A Close

November 10, 2011 |

The No. 18 ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team concluded their season after losing to Wesley College in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament semifinals last Wednesday, Nov. 2. The Eagles finished 15-5 overall and 5-2 in conference play.Read More

Jones’ Hat Trick Propels UMW to Blow Out Victory

November 3, 2011 |

By BRANDY SIMPSON

The University of Mary Washington women’s field hockey team put on an offensive show this past Sunday, Oct. 30, as the Lady Eagles defeated Stevenson University 6-0 in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament. … Read More

Field Hockey Filets Marlins

October 12, 2011 |

The University of Mary Washington’s women’s field hockey team took on the Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins this past Sunday, Oct. 9, with home field advantage working for the Eagles. The No. 18 Mary Washington squad cruised past the Marlins 8-1, and improved their season record to 11-3 overall.Read More

Field Hockey Loses to No. 1 Salisbury

October 5, 2011 |

The University of Mary Washington field hockey team lost 4-1 to Salisbury University last Saturday, Oct. 1. The No. 1 ranked Sea Gulls squad made quick work of the No. 17 Lady Eagles, as Salisbury scored the first four goals of the game and never looked back. The loss dropped UMW to 9-3 overall and 2-2 in Capital Athletic Conference play, while Salisbury improved to 10-0 on the season and 4-0 in the conference.Read More

Eleventh Ranked Field Hockey Team Defeats Yellow Jackets 4-0

September 21, 2011 |

The University of Mary Washington women’s field hockey team had their seventh home game last Saturday, Sept. 18, against Randolph Macon College. Following a 4-3 defeat at the hands of Wesley College, the Lady Eagles rebounded for an impressive shutout win, 4-0 over the Yellow Jackets.Read More

Field Hockey Starts Off 4-0

September 14, 2011 |

By KRYSTA GUINEY-OLSEN

The University of Mary Washington field hockey team has started this season with a head turning four-game winning streak, becoming nationally ranked in the process (12th in the country).

New Head Coach Lindsey Elliot has come to … Read More

Fall Sports Seasons Come To a Close

November 17, 2010 |

As the semester ends, the sports teams have begun to look back on the season that was, examining both the strengths and weaknesses of their play and priming for either the spring semester or Fall 2011.

The men’s soccer team … Read More

Field Hockey Wins CAC Title

November 10, 2010 |

The Mary Washington Field Hockey team snatched the Capital Athletic Conference Championship from the Wesley College Wolverines last Saturday in a 2-0 victory.  There was a large crowd present to cheer on the Eagles, including Vice President for Student Affairs … Read More

Field Hockey Knocks Off Mustangs

November 3, 2010 |

By SARAH PARK

While the children of Fredericksburg were trick-or-treating, the UMW Field Hockey team was engaged in battle against Stevenson University. The Eagles came out victorious as they easily defeated the Mustangs 4-2 in the first round of the … Read More

Field Hockey Whips Spartans 5-2

October 20, 2010 |

By WESLEY HOST

The Mary Washington field hockey team went into last Saturday’s game, Oct. 16, against York College, looking to trounce their conference foe. The Eagles came out aggressive and  went on to beat the Spartans 5-2.

The Eagles … Read More

Field Hockey Falls 4-2

October 6, 2010 |

By SAMANTHA DANIEL

The Mary Washington field hockey team lost their game this past Sunday to Washington and Lee University by a score of 4-2.

The host Generals got out to an early lead when senior Kelly Tran assisted junior … Read More