2014 UNH Field Hockey News

March 24, 2015
Field Hockey Quintet Named to NFHCA National Academic Squad
CHANDLER, Ariz. – A total of five student-athletes on the UNH field hockey team were named to the 2014 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad on Monday.

March 19, 2015
Field Hockey Announces 2015 Spring Schedule
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH field hockey team has announced its 2015 spring play dates beginning April 11 at UNH’s Memorial Field and ending April 26 at UMass.

February 26, 2015
UNH Athletics Places Highest Number of Student-Athletes on America East Fall Honor Roll
BOSTON – UNH had the highest number of student-athletes (104) recognized on the America East Fall 2014 Honor Roll, which marked the sixth consecutive fall semester UNH accomplished that feat.

February 23, 2015
Field Hockey Announces Addition of Rudert to Incoming Class
DURHAM, N.H. – Robin Balducci, 24th-year head coach of the UNH field hockey program, announced Monday that Kelsey Rudert (North Grafton, Mass.) has enrolled at the University for the Fall 2015 semester and will join the UNH field hockey program for the ’15 season.

February 16, 2015
Field Hockey Honors Student-Athletes At Annual Team Banquet
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH field hockey team gathered Saturday at Huddleston Hall to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2014 season, pay tribute to the seniors and hold an awards presentation.

December 1, 2014
Field Hockey's Joyce Named to All-America Third Team
CHANDLER, Ariz. –Kellie Joyce (South Pomfret, Vt.) of the UNH field hockey team was named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-America Third Team on Monday.

November 21, 2014
Field Hockey Signs Five Recruits to a National Letter of Intent
DURHAM, N.H. – Robin Balducci, 24th-year head coach of the UNH field hockey team, announced Thursday that five student-athletes have signed an NLI to attend UNH and join the program for the 2015-16 academic year.

November 17, 2014
Field Hockey Trio Receives Longstreth/NFHCA Northeast Region Honors
CHANDLER, Ariz. – Meg Flatley and Kellie Joyce of the UNH field hockey team were named to the NFHCA All-Northeast Region First Team on Monday. Chandler Giese was voted to the Second Team.

November 8, 2014
Field Hockey Defeated 5-0 in America East Title Game By No. 14 UAlbany
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The UNH field hockey team fell one game short of defending its America East Championship title with Saturday afternoon’s 5-0 loss to 14th-ranked UAlbany in this year’s championship game.

November 7, 2014
Championship Saturday: Big Games Aplenty
The UNH women’s soccer and field hockey teams – some 118 miles separating their efforts – will battle for America East titles, and berths in their respective NCAA tournaments, on Saturday afternoon.

November 7, 2014
GAME NOTES: Field Hockey in America East Title Game Rematch Vs. UAlbany (Nov. 8)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH and UAlbany field hockey teams meet in the America East title game for the third consecutive year with Saturday's matchup (1 p.m.) at UAlbany's Alumni Turf Field.

November 6, 2014
Flatley, Nerbonne Record Six Points Apiece to Propel Field Hockey Past Maine, 5-2, In America East Semi
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Meg Flatley and Lindsey Nerbonne recorded six points apiece to propel the UNH field hockey team to Thursday afternoon’s 5-2 America East semifinal victory against Maine at UAlbany’s Alumni Turf Field.

November 5, 2014
NIne Field Hockey Student-Athletes Feted By America East
ALBANY, N.Y. – Chandler Giese (Trappe, Pa.) and Kellie Joyce (South Pomfret, Vt.) headlined a list of nine UNH field hockey student-athletes who were honored at Wednesday night’s America East annual banquet.

November 5, 2014
GAME NOTES: Field Hockey Begins Defense of America East title Thursday vs. Maine
DURHAM, N.H. - The second-seeded UNH field hockey team begins defense of its America East tourney title with Thursday's semifinal game vs. Maine. Game time at UAlbany's Alumni Turf Field is 4 p.m.

November 2, 2014
Field Hockey Defeats Dartmouth, 4-1, On Senior Day
DURHAM, N.H. – Meg Flatley, Kellie Joyce and Lindsey Nerbonne all factored in multiple goals to lead the UNH field hockey team to Sunday afternoon’s 4-1 victory against Dartmouth at Memorial Field.

October 31, 2014
Compagna's Overtime Goal Lifts Field Hockey Past Maine, 3-2
ORONO, Maine – Emma Compagna (Canton, Mass.) scored at 11:36 of overtime to lift the UNH field hockey team to Friday afternoon’s 3-2 victory against Maine.

October 30, 2014
GAME NOTES: Field Hockey Travels to Maine (Oct. 31) and Plays Dartmouth on Senior Day (Nov. 2)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH field hockey team closes the regular season this weekend with a road game against Maine (Oct. 31; 3 p.m.) and a Senior Day home game against intrastate rival Dartmouth (Nov. 2, 2 p.m.).

October 26, 2014
Field Hockey Edged 3-2 by No. 12 Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Meg Flatley (Townsend, Mass.) and Kellie Joyce (South Pomfret, Vt.) both scored a goal, but the UNH field hockey team was defeated 3-2 Sunday afternoon by 12th-ranked Michigan.

October 24, 2014
Field Hockey Clinches America East Tourney Berth With 6-0 Win at UMass Lowell
LOWELL, Mass. – Meg Flatley (Townsend, Mass.) recorded a goal and an assist to propel the University of New Hampshire field hockey team to Friday night’s 6-0 victory against UMass Lowell at Wicked Blue Field.

October 23, 2014
GAME NOTES: Field Hockey On the Road against UMass Lowell (Oct. 24) & No. 12 Michigan (Oct. 26)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH field hockey team returns to action Friday, Oct. 24 (6 p.m.) with an America East conference matchup at UMass Lowell. The Wildcats conclude the weekend at 12th ranked Michigan on Oct. 26. (1 p.m.).

October 20, 2014
Nerbonne Named America East Player of the Week in Field Hockey
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lindsey Nerbonne (Bow, N.H.), a sophomore midfielder on the University of New Hampshire field hockey team, was named Player of the Week by America East on Monday.

October 19, 2014
Nerbonne's Overtime Goal Lifts Field Hockey Past Harvard, 1-0
DURHAM, N.H. – Lindsey Nerbonne (Bow, N.H.) scored at 4:21 of overtime to lift the UNH field hockey team to Sunday afternoon’s 1-0 victory against Harvard at Jordan Field.

October 17, 2014
Lehman and Nerbonne Power Field Hockey Past Vermont, 5-1
DURHAM, N.H. -- Lynne Lehman (Landisburg, Pa.) and Lindsey Nerbonne (Bow, N.H.) each registered a pair of goals to lead the University of New Hampshire field hockey team to Friday afternoon's 5-1 victory against the University of Vermont at Memorial Field.

October 17, 2014
GAME NOTES: Field Hockey Plays Host to Vermont, Travels to Harvard
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH field hockey team returns to action Oct. 17 (4 p.m.) against Vermont and concludes the weekend with an Oct. 19 (2 p.m.) game at Harvard.

October 10, 2014
Flatley Records One Goal, One Assist As Field Hockey Comeback Falls Short Vs. No. 11 Albany, 4-2
DURHAM, N.H. – Meg Flatley (Townsend, Mass.) recorded a goal and an assist but the UNH field hockey team’s comeback fell short in Friday afternoon’s 4-2 loss to 11th-ranked Albany.

October 9, 2014
GAME NOTES: Field Hockey Welcomes No. 11 Albany For Homecoming (Oct. 10; 3 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH field hockey team welcomes 11th-ranked Albany to Memorial Field for an Oct. 10 Homecoming game. Start time at Memorial Field is 3 p.m.

October 5, 2014
Field Hockey Rally Falls Short In 2-1 Loss At Rutgers
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Gianna Bensaia (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) scored a second-half goal as the UNH field hockey team was defeated 2-1 by Rutgers on Sunday afternoon.

October 3, 2014
Carroll's Late Goal Lifts Field Hockey Past Fairfield, 3-2
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Meg Carroll (Mansfield, Mass.) scored with 9:04 remaining in regulation to lift the UNH field hockey team to Friday afternoon’s 3-2 victory against Fairfield.

October 2, 2014
GAME NOTES: Field Hockey Opens America East Play at Fairfield; Also Travels to Rutgers
DURHAM, N.H. - UNH field hockey returns to action Oct. 4 for its America East conference opener at Fairfield. The Wildcats continue the weekend road trip at Rutgers University on Oct. 6.

September 29, 2014
Buckwalter, Vailas: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Brenna Buckwalter of the women’s volleyball team and Andy Vailas of the football team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

September 29, 2014
Field Hockey's Bensaia Honored as America East Rookie of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Gianna Bensaia (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.), a redshirt freshman midfielder on the UNH field hockey team, was honored as America East Rookie of the Week on Monday.

September 28, 2014
Flatley Scores Eighth Goal of Season; Field Hockey Falls 4-1 at #6 Boston College
NEWTON, Mass -- Meg Flatley (Townsend, Mass.) gave the UNH field hockey team a 1-0 lead, but sixth-ranked Boston College scored three second-half goals to rally for Sunday afternoon’s 4-1 victory ..

September 26, 2014
Bensaia Scores Twice, Field Hockey Falls 3-2 in OT to Miami
DURHAM, N.H. – Gianna Bensaia (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) scored two goals for UNH, but Miami’s Valentinia Neira scored late in regulation and Bea Dechant struck at 74:22 to lift the RedHawks to Friday night’s 3-2 overtime victory.

September 24, 2014
GAME NOTES: Field Hockey Plays Host to Miami, Travels To No. 6 BC
DURHAM, N.H. -- UNH field hockey returns to action Friday, Sept. 26 at home against Miami (Ohio) and then the Wildcats travel to play sixth-ranked Boston College on Sept. 28.

September 22, 2014
Flatley, Nabi: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Meg Flatley of the field hockey team and Fazal Nabi of the men’s soccer team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

September 22, 2014
Flatley Feted As America East Player of the Week in Field Hockey
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Meg Flatley (Townsend, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire field hockey team was named America East Player of the Week on Monday.

September 21, 2014
Flatley's Career-High Four Goals Propels Field Hockey Past Hofstra, 7-1
DURHAM, N.H. – Meg Flatley (Townsend, Mass.) scored a career-high four goals to lead the UNH field hockey team to Sunday afternoon’s 7-1 victory against Hofstra at Memorial Field.

September 19, 2014
Flatley Scores Early, But Field Hockey Falls 3-1 At Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Meg Flatley (Townsend, Mass.) gave the UNH field hockey team an early 1-0 lead, but Providence College rallied to record a 3-1 victory Friday night at Lennon Family Field.

September 19, 2014
Field Hockey Announces Fall Player Clinic for Oct. 12
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH field hockey program announced that it will hold a UNH Field Hockey Fall Player Clinic on Oct. 12.

September 18, 2014
GAME NOTES: Field Hockey Travels to Providence, Plays Host to Hofstra
DURHAM, N.H.- UNH field hockey travels to play Providence College on Sept. 19 (7 p.m.) and concludes the weekend at home with a Sept. 21 (12 p.m.) game against Hofstra University.

September 14, 2014
Hozza Records Two Assists But Field Hockey Surrenders Late Goal in 3-2 Loss at Northeastern
DEDHAM, Mass. – Jackie Hozza (Sinking Spring, Pa.) recorded two assists for the UNH field hockey team Sunday afternoon, but Northeastern scored with 2:19 remaining in regulation for a 3-2 victory.

September 12, 2014
Field Hockey Falls to No. 2 UConn, 3-0
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH goalie Carlie Tarbell held the UConn field hockey team scoreless in the second half, but the second-ranked Huskies struck three times in the first half for a 3-0 victory.

September 11, 2014
GAME NOTES: Field Hockey Battles the Huskies of UConn and Northeastern This Weekend
DURHAM, N.H. -- UNH field hockey battles a pair of regional rivals this weekend, beginning with a home game against defending national champion and second-ranked UConn on Friday. The Wildcats then travel to play Northeastern on Sunday.

September 8, 2014
Tarbell, Schlatter: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Minute
DURHAM, N.H. – Carlie Tarbell of the field hockey team and David Schlatter of the men’s soccer team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

September 8, 2014
Field Hockey's Tarbell Selected America East Defensive Player of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Carlie Tarbell (Wakefield, Mass.), a senior goalkeeper on the UNH field hockey team, was named America East Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.

September 7, 2014
Field Hockey Edged 1-0 in Overtime by 12th-Ranked Stanford
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH and Stanford field hockey teams battled to a scoreless tie through regulation before Alex McCawley scored 4:54 into overtime to lift the 12th-ranked Cardinal to a 1-0 victory Sunday afternoon.

September 5, 2014
Tarbell Records 10 Saves to Backbone Field Hockey to 1-0 Win vs. Drexel
DURHAM, N.H. -- Carlie Tarbell recorded 10 saves and Meg Flatley scored in the 62nd minute to lift the UNH field hockey team to Friday afternoon’s 1-0 victory against Drexel.

September 4, 2014
Field Hockey Welcomes Drexel and No. 12 Stanford to Memorial Field
DURHAM, N.H. -- The UNH field hockey team plays host to Drexel University (Sept. 5) and 12th-ranked Stanford (Sept. 7) as part of four NCAA games in four days at Memorial Field.

August 31, 2014
Field Hockey Comeback Falls Short, 4-2, at No. 15 Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Lindsey Nerbonne and Emma Compagna scored goals to lift the UNH field hockey team within one goal of 15th-ranked Louisville, but the Cardinals scored a goal at the end of regulation to fend off the Wildcats for a 4-2 victory.

August 29, 2014
Field Hockey Surrenders Late Goal in 3-2 Loss To Indiana In Season Opener
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Meg Flatley and Lindsey Nerbonne both scored a goal for the UNH field hockey team, but Indiana rallied from each of those one-goal deficits to record a 3-2 victory Friday evening.

August 28, 2014
Field Hockey Media Guide Available For 2014 Season
DURHAM, N.H. – The 2014 University of New Hampshire field hockey media guide is now available to view and download online.

August 27, 2014
SEASON PREVIEW: Field Hockey Looks To Continue Conference Success, Return To NCAAs
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH field hockey team, which has won four consecutive America East regular-season titles and advanced to the NCAA tourney two of the last three years, looks to continue that success in 2014.

August 27, 2014
Field Hockey Opens Season With Weekend Games Vs. Indiana (Aug. 29) & Louisville (Aug. 31)
DURHAM, N.H. - The UNH field hockey team opens the 2014 season this weekend with a pair of games at the University of Louisville. First on the schedule is a matchup against Indiana (Aug. 29) followed by a battle vs. Louisville (Aug. 31).

August 21, 2014
Field Hockey Selected Second in America East Coaches’ Preseason Poll
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The University of New Hampshire field hockey team, led by 24th-year head coach Robin Balducci, was picked second in the 2014 America East Field Hockey Coaches' Preseason Poll that was released Thursday.

August 11, 2014
Field Hockey Adds Grogan to Coaching Staff
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH field hockey head coach Robin Balducci announced Monday that fellow UNH alum Claire Grogan has joined her staff as an assistant coach, effective immediately.

June 30, 2014
UNH Finishes 82nd in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup
CLEVELAND – UNH finished in 82nd place overall and No. 1 among America East Conference institutions in the 2013-14 Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup.

May 18, 2014
Field Hockey Offers Three Summer Camps In July
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH field hockey program, led by 24th-year head coach Robin Balducci, will hold three summer camps in July – the Overnight Camp #1 is from July 6-9, followed by Overnight Camp #2 on July 10-13 and the “Inside the 25” Camp takes place July 26-27.

May 16, 2014
Field Hockey Announces 2014 Schedule; 19-Game Slate Includes Eight Home Games
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire field hockey program and 24th-year head coach Robin Balducci have announced the 2014 season schedule.

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