It was a tale of two halves in Norfolk, Va., where after holding No. 6 Duke to just one goal in the first period, the No. 10 Stanford field hockey team fell 5-0 and swiftly exited the NCAA Tournament
While the sting from last weekend’s heartbreaking 1-0 loss to California in the NorPac Championship may not have subsided yet, the No. 10 Stanford (17-3, 6-0 NorPac) field hockey team can look ahead to the postseason after earning its first ever at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Receiving the seventh seed, the Cardinal will begin play this weekend at host Old Dominion in Norfolk, Va. against tenth-seeded Duke (13-7, 2-3 ACC).
Despite suffering a heartbreaking 1-0 loss at the hands of California in the NorPac Championship on Saturday, the women’s field hockey team is back in the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in five years.
The field hockey team received some good news on the eve of its first game of the NorPac Championships last night, as five players and coach Tara Danielson earned all-conference honors at the conference awards banquet.
After a weekend that featured two solid wins on the road in Michigan, the No. 6 Stanford women’s field hockey team is gearing up to host the 2011 NorPac Conference Tournament this week, starting Thursday and running through Saturday.
Jetlag did not factor into the No. 9 Stanford field hockey team’s biggest test to date, as it hit the road this weekend to blank both Michigan State and No. 7 Michigan in a pair of 3-0 shutouts
A mere glance at the Stanford field hockey team’s record (13-2, 6-0 NorPac) shows just how much the squad has accomplished. Not only did the No. 9 Cardinal finish perfect in conference play — scoring 25 goals to a measly five against — but it also extended a year-long home winning streak that dates back to Oct. 8, 2010.