No. 18 Stanford field hockey (4-3, 0-1 American East) could not overcome second-half struggles in its conference opener, falling 3-2 at New Hampshire (2-3, 1-0 America East). The loss snaps Stanford’s win streak at four games, two of which were against top-10 teams, and is the first loss to an unranked opponent this year.
After opening the season with a pair of one-point losses to top-15 opponents, Stanford has been clutch on both ends of the field. The Cardinal’s 2-1 win over the Crimson marks the halfway point of a road trip in which No. 18 Stanford (4-2, 0-0 America East) will next visit New Hampshire.
No. 18 Stanford field hockey (3-2, 0-0 America East) traveled to Brown (1-2, 0-0 Ivy League) and put on a clinic Tuesday afternoon, with five different Cardinal players netting goals in a 6-0 victory over the Bears.
One week after a 4-3 shootout loss to No. 15 Northwestern, No. 21 Stanford (2-2, 0-0 American East) toppled No. 7 Michigan (2-2, 0-0 Big Ten) in another Friday shootout. The win capped a comeback mounted by the late-game heroics of star junior attacker Corinne Zanolli and senior goalkeeper Kelsey Bing.
No. 21 Stanford field hockey (1-2, 0-0 America East) will shoot for its second-straight victory when No. 7 Michigan (1-1, 0-0 Big Ten) visits the Farm on Friday. The Wolverines will be the Cardinal’s third ranked opponent in the first four games of the season.
For the third year in a row, No. 21 Stanford field hockey opens up its season with the Stanford Invitational against No. 15 Northwestern and No. 4 Connecticut. The Cardinal will host Northwestern on Friday, followed by Connecticut on Sunday.
No. 22 Stanford field hockey (14-5, 5-1 America East) triumphed over the University of New Hampshire (6-12, 3-5 America East) in a close 4-3 quarterfinal game in the America East conference tournament. The Cardinal started off strong with a 2-0 lead at the end of the first half, but the Wildcats retaliated with a hat trick of their own. Stanford was finally able to secure the victory after a late-game finisher by freshman defender Molly Redgrove.
No. 21 Stanford field hockey (13-4, 5-0 America East) gears up for the last game of their regular season against Pacific (9-7, 3-2 America East) this Friday at 7pm on the Varsity Turf.