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Lady Monarchs field hockey album

October 8, 2014 |

The Old Dominion Lady Monarchs field hockey team scored a season high of eight goals against Villanova which made none. Friday’s game was their fifth win in a row. Oct. 4, 2014 (Schyler Shafer | Mace & Crown)Read More

Lady Monarchs suffer another close loss

September 17, 2014 |

No. 17 Old Dominion field hockey took on No. 4 Duke Sept. at the L.R. Hill sports complex. Despite outshooting the Blue Devils and not allowing a single shot in the second half, ODU fell 1-0. This marks the fifth straight game decided by a goal for the Lady Monarchs. “Overall it was the most […]Read More

Fielding the Cards

November 13, 2013 |

No. 5 Old Dominion (13-6) defeated No. 14 Louisville (15-5) 2-0 final in the field hockey Big East Semifinals Friday night to advance to Sunday’s finale versus the Connecticut Huskies. The win was the Lady Monarchs’ 12th consecutive win. The weather was a cold and blistering 40 degrees for the 186 fans in attendance on a […]Read More

Year Has ‘Breen’ Pretty Solid

October 10, 2013 |

Sophomore forward/midfielder’s inspiration and two-sport athleticism has propelled her to new heights on the playing surface. Old Dominion’s field hockey team enters the 2013 season following a successful 2012 campaign in which they reached the NCAA Quarterfinals. After a rough stretch to begin this season, the team has rebounded with three straight wins, including a […]Read More

Clutch Overtime Thriller

October 1, 2013 |

The Old Dominion Monarchs field hockey team ushered in their first home Big East conference schedule in dramatic fashion with a thrilling 2-1 overtime win over the Providence College Friars Friday afternoon at the LR. Sports Complex. ODU improved to 3-6 overall on the season and earned their first conference win to even their record […]Read More

Women’s Field Hockey Makes Comeback Against Spartans

September 26, 2013 |

Early goals from Old Dominion University field hockey players Cassandra Wagner and Tiesha King curtailed No. 20 ODU (2-6) to a 3-1 victory over Michigan State University to snap a four game losing streak Sunday afternoon at Trager Stadium in Louisville, Ky. Wagner led off the scoring for ODU in the first half with a […]Read More

All Good Things Come To an End: Lady Monarchs Field Hockey Season Comes To a Conclusion

November 19, 2012 | 1

As the final seconds ticked off the clock at Francis E. Henry Stadium, the Lady Monarchs field hockey team saw their season come abruptly to an end. The eighth ranked Monarchs traveled to Chapel Hill, North Carolina to battle the top-ranked Tar Heels of the University of North Carolina. The Tar Heels came out of […]Read More

No. 1 UNC Tarnish Emotional Night for No. 9 ODU Lady Monarchs Lose Heartbreaker on Senior Night

October 30, 2012 | 1

The Old Dominion University Lady Monarch’s field hockey team lost 3-1 to the University of North Carolina at the L.R. Hill Sports Complex on Oct. 26.  The loss came on a tough night as the Lady Monarchs celebrated Senior Night as well as head coach Beth Anders’ last home game of her career. “It’s a […]Read More

Stepping Up to the Stick

October 24, 2012 |

Women’s field hockey head coach Beth Anders has a legendary reputation. Her accomplishments in the sport alone would fill an entire book. Her reputation, combined with Old Dominion University’s long and successful women’s field hockey past, is what originally attracted redshirt sophomore forward Nicole Goff to play at ODU. “Beth is known here for her […]Read More

No. 8 ODU Falls to No. 6 UMD: Lady Monarchs Shut Down Against Defending Champions

October 17, 2012 |

The Old Dominion University Lady Monarchs Field Hockey team (10-4) lost a tough game to the defending national champion Maryland Terrapins (10-3) 5-2 at the L.R. Hill Sports Complex on Friday, Oct. 12. The game was a heartbreaker for the eighth nationally ranked Lady Monarchs who defeated the sixth nationally ranked Terrapins 2-1 earlier in […]Read More

A Long Way From Home

October 3, 2012 |

Sophomore forward Rosario Villagra traveled 4,275 miles from her hometown in Salta, Argentina to play field hockey at Old Dominion University.  “When I was little I always wanted to play in a different country because of the different experiences,” Villagra said.  In her native country of Argentina field hockey is the equivalent of football in […]Read More

Co-Captain Nearhouse Navigates Lady Monarchs Into 2012: A Spotlight on Kati Nearhouse

September 19, 2012 |

The Old Dominion University field hockey team is one of the best programs the school has to offer. Currently ranked eighth in the country, the team has already defeated No. 25 American and No. 1 Maryland. “A lot of us prefer to have those games earlier on because it’s like really exciting to play those […]Read More

Co-Captain Chrissy: Field Hockey Co-Captain Looks Forward To This Season

September 5, 2012 |

Old Dominion University’s field hockey team has an encouraging leader at center back this season. Christy Longacre, who is a redshirt junior this year at ODU, is from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and stands at 5 foot 8 inches. This co-captain has accomplished so much already. Longacre started all 24 games in 2010 and helped out on […]Read More

Wright’s Worth: Sarah Wright Fights for Her Team

April 20, 2012 |

The women’s lacrosse team at Old Dominion University is in the middle of its season and is fighting hard in hopes of making it to the CAA’s and winning.  “We need to win CAA’s,” Sarah Wright said, senior lacrosse player. Wright explained how the team works hard in practice and stays positive. For the women’s […]Read More