Tag: hockey

New Bauer helmet tops Virginia Tech hockey helmet ratings

The Bauer RE-AKT 75 is the best performing helmet on the consumer market according to the Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings.


Fifty Plus: Hockey playoffs and evil super powers

We’re fans of hockey at my house and it’s playoff season. Well, my husband and daughter are the fans with me giving just a mild rat’s ass.


JMU field hockey loses to Delaware, 2-1, in CAA Tournament final

A goal in the 39th minute by second-seeded Delaware proved to be the difference in the CAA championship game for fourth-seeded JMU field hockey as the Dukes fell 2-1.


Top seed UVA upset by Wake Forest in ACC field hockey tournament

The No. 13 UVA field hockey team (12-8, 4-2 ACC), the top seed in the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Championships, lost 2-1 to fourth-seeded Wake Forest (13-6, 3-3 ACC).


WWE gets something right? Good moves with booking on Randy Orton, Dolph Ziggler

WWE hasn’t been getting much right lately. For all the hype the company is trying to give to its free month of WWE Network, for example, you’re not giving away the product for free if people were buying it.


#8 UVA field hockey drops regular-season finale at Boston U., 2-1

The No. 8 UVA field hockey team (12-7, 4-2 ACC) dropped its final regular-season game of the year at Boston University (10-7, 4-1 Patriot), falling 2-1 on Sunday (Oct. 26).


UVA earns #1 seed in ACC Field Hockey Championship

The UVA field hockey team (12-6, 4-1 ACC) has earned the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Championships, as announced today (Nov. 25) by the conference office.


#8 UVA field hockey falls at #14 Boston College, 5-3

The No. 8 UVA field hockey team (12-6, 4-2 ACC) closed out its regular-season Atlantic Coast Conference slate with a 5-3 loss at No. 14 Boston College (12-5, 3-3 ACC) on Friday (Oct. 24), but will still finish the year as the ACC regular-season co-champions.


Late goal lifts #8 Duke field hockey over JMU, 3-2

A high shot knocked in at the far post by No. 8 Duke in the 67th minute of play proved to be the difference in JMU field hockey’s 3-2 loss in Durham, North Carolina, on Sunday afternoon.


#6 UVA field hockey upended by 19 ODU, 1-0

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (12-5, 4-1 ACC) lost 1-0 to No. 19 Old Dominion (9-6, 2-1 Big East) on Sunday in the Cavaliers’ final home game of the 2014 season.


#6 UVA field hockey downs Liberty in OT, 3-2

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (12-4, 4-1 ACC) erased a two-goal deficit to defeat Liberty (9-6, 3-0 NorPac) in overtime, 3-2, on Friday (Oct. 17) at Turf Field.


JMU field hockey shuts out American in home finale, 1-0

A goal in the ninth minute of play Wednesday night proved to be the difference in James Madison field hockey’s 1-0 win over American in the 2014 home finale at the JMU Field Hockey Complex.


#3 UVA field hockey suffers first ACC loss, falls to #17 Wake Forest, 4-3

The No. 3 UVA field hockey team (11-4, 4-1 ACC) suffered its first conference loss of the season, falling 4-3 to No. 17 Wake Forest (9-5,2-2 ACC) on Sunday (Oct. 12) at Turf Field.


#3 UVA field hockey tops Richmond, 2-1

The No. 3 UVA field hockey team (11-3, 4-0 ACC) earned a 2-1 road victory at Richmond (7-4, 3-1 A-10) on Friday (Oct. 10) in the first-ever night game at Cresnshaw Field.


#3 UVA field hockey upset by Ohio State, 4-3

The No. 3 UVA field hockey team (10-3, 4-0 ACC) had its nine-game win streak snapped with a 4-3 loss in overtime to Ohio State (4-7, 0-3 Big Ten) on Sunday (Oct. 5).


JMU field hockey drops double OT heartbreaker to Delaware, 6-5

Delaware scored the golden goal with just 2:19 left to play in the second overtime to bring the James Madison field hockey team’s comeback bid just short as the Dukes fell 6-5 in double overtime to the defending Colonial Athletic Association champion Blue Hens in both teams’ league opener on Friday night at the JMU Field Hockey Complex.


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Mild upset: #3 UVA field hockey knocks off #1 UNC, 2-1

The No. 3 UVA field hockey team (10-2, 4-0 ACC) earned a 2-1 upset victory on the road at No. 1 North Carolina (8-2, 2-2 ACC) on Friday (Oct. 3).


#19 ODU field hockey blasts JMU, 4-0

The James Madison field hockey squad dropped a 4-0 decision to No. 19 Old Dominion on Sunday afternoon at LR Hill Sports Complex in Norfolk, Virginia.


#3 UVA field hockey dominates Vermont, 8-0

The No. 3 UVA field hockey team (9-2, 3-0 ACC) closed out a three-game home stand with an 8-0 victory over Vermont (0-9) on Sunday (Sept. 28) at University Hall Turf Field.


Golden goal lifts JMU field hockey past VCU, 3-2

A golden goal by junior back Loes Stijntjes (Steenokkerzeel, Belgium/Heilig Hartcollege) sealed the James Madison field hockey team’s come-from-behind 3-2 overtime victory against VCU at Cary Street Field in Richmond, Virginia, on Friday afternoon.


#3 UVA field hockey downs #10 Syracuse, 3-1

The No. 3 UVA field hockey team (8-2, 3-0 ACC) defeated No. 10 Syracuse (6-3, 0-3 ACC) by a final score of 3-1 on Friday (Sept. 26) at University Hall Turf Field.


#10 UVA field hockey edges #7 Albany in OT, 3-2

The No. 10 UVA field hockey team (7-2, 2-0 ACC) won its third overtime contest of the season, defeating No. 7 Albany (6-2) by a score of 3-2 on Sunday (Sept. 21) at University Hall Turf Field.


Golden goal lifts JMU field hockey past Missouri State

Redshirt junior midfielder Taylor West (Princess Anne, Md./Pocomoke) scored a match-best two goals, including a golden goal late in the first overtime period to lift the 20th-ranked James Madison field hockey team to a 4-3 triumph against Missouri State Friday night at the JMU Field Hockey Complex.


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#10 UVA field hockey upsets #3 Duke, 2-1

The No. 10 Virginia field hockey team (6-2, 2-0 ACC) won its fifth-straight game, earning a 2-1 victory at No. 3 Duke (6-1, 1-1 ACC) on Friday (Sept. 19) Durham, N.C.


JMU field hockey holds at #20 in national poll

The JMU field hockey team held steady in the national rankings this week, voted No. 20 nationally, alongside Princeton, in the week two Penn Monto/National Field Hockey Coaches Association National Coaches Poll announced Tuesday.


#9 UVA field hockey knocks off Rutgers in OT, 4-3

The No. 9 UVA field hockey team (5-2, 1-0 ACC) earned its second overtime victory of the week, defeating Rutgers (4-2, 0-0 Big Ten) by a score of 4-3 on Sunday (Sept. 14).


#20 JMU field hockey falls to #13 Northwestern in OT

No. 20 James Madison field hockey suffered its first loss of the season on Sunday morning in heartbreaking fashion as the Dukes fell to No. 13 Northwestern 2-1 in overtime in a neutral-site game at Wake Forest’s Kentner Stadium.


JMU’s Loes Stijntjes reflects on volunteering at the 2014 Rabobank Hockey World Cup

This summer, junior back Loes Stijntjes (Steenokkerzeel, Belgium/Heilig Hartcollege) had the opportunity to volunteer at the 2014 Rabobank Hockey World Cup, hosted in The Netherlands May 31-June 15, 2014.


#9 UVA field hockey defeats #11 Louisville, 3-2, in 2OT

The No. 9 UVA field hockey team (4-2, 1-0 ACC) won its ACC openerFriday night (Sept. 12) in double overtime, downing No. 11 Louisville (4-1, 0-1 ACC) by a score of 3-2.


#20 JMU field hockey tops Appalachian State, 6-0

The 20th-ranked James Madison field hockey team opened on a 6-0 run against Appalachian State and rolled to a 7-1 victory on Friday afternoon at Adcock Field.


UVA Sports Notebook: Field hockey, tennis, golf news

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (3-2) opens up ACC action on Friday, Sept. 12, hosting No. 11 Louisville (4-0) at 6 p.m. at University Hall Turf Field.


JMU field hockey ranked 20th in national poll

After starting the season 3-0 for the first time since 2005, the James Madison field hockey team jumped into the Penn Monto/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I National Coaches poll at No. 20.


#6 UVA field hockey shuts out Miami (Ohio)

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (3-2) tallied its second shutout victory of the season, defeating Miami (Ohio), 3-0, Tuesday afternoon at Turf Field in Charlottesville, Va.


JMU field hockey rallies, downs Richmond in 2OT, 2-1

The James Madison field hockey team pulled out a thrilling to 2-1 victory in double overtime against Richmond Sunday afternoon at the JMU Field Hockey Complex to move to 3-0 on the year and drop the Spiders to 2-2 overall.


#6 UVA field hockey holds off #7 Princeton, 6-4

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (2-2) held off a second-half attack by No. 7 Princeton (0-2) to earn a 6-4 victory on Sunday (Sept. 7) at Turf Field.


Second-half surge lifts JMU field hockey past Longwood, 4-2

A pair of goals in the final 15 minutes by senior forward Bethany Ashworth (Lititz, Pa./Warwick) and junior back Loes Stijntjes (Steenokkerzeel, Belgium/Heilig Hartcollege) broke open a 2-2 tie between James Madison field hockey and Longwood to secure a 4-2 victory for the Dukes.


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#6 UVA field hockey loses at #20 Iowa, 4-3

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (1-2) lost its second-straight game against a ranked opponent, falling 4-3 at No. 20 Iowa (2-1) on Thursday (Sept. 4).


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EMU field hockey falls at McDaniel, 4-1

Scoring first doesn’t always turn into a win as the EMU field hockey team found out Wednesday. The Royals got the first goal but still found themselves on the short end of a 4-1 decision to McDaniel College.


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#6 UVA field hockey faces Iowa on Thursday

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (1-1) closes out its season-opening road trip by taking on No. 20 Iowa (1-1) on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 3 p.m. local time (4 p.m. ET) in Iowa City, Iowa.


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Bridgewater College field hockey wins in Arkansas

In a game that started on Friday and was finished on Sunday morning due to stormy weather in The Natural State of Arkansas, junior Alenka Ferrufino tallied her first career hat trick as the Bridgewater Eagles field hockey team moved back to .500 on the year with a 4-1 victory over Hendrix.


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#6 UVA field hockey loses at #8 Penn State, 3-0

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (1-1) fell 3-0 to No. 8 Penn State (2-0) on Sunday, Aug. 31 in University Park, Pennsylvania.


JMU field hockey wins season opener with Kent State, 4-3

Junior midfielder Saskia Chelmowski (Berlin, Germany/Gustav-Heinemann Oberschule) tallied a pair of solo goals to lead JMU field hockey to a 4-3 victory at Kent State in the 2014 season opener on Saturday.


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Ursinus defeats EMU field hockey

Visiting Ursinus looked every bit as good as their No. 13 national ranking Saturday afternoon, jumping ahead of EMU and holding off the women for a 5-1 decision. The Royals fall to 0-2 after the busy opening weekend at home.


#6 UVA field hockey blanks William and Mary, 9-0

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team opened the 2014 campaign on Friday (Aug. 29) with a 9-0 victory at William & Mary.


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#6 UVA field hockey opens Friday with William and Mary

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team opens the 2014 season on Friday, Aug. 29 when it travels to Williamsburg, Virginia, to take on William & Mary at 4:30 p.m. at the newly-renovated Busch Field.