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Field Hockey

Field Hockey

Spider field hockey using balanced team mentality in 2012

A year ago, the odds were against the University of Richmond field hockey team. Challenges were evident for the 2011 season, including a pre-season practice schedule drastically altered because of renovations at the Spiders' Crenshaw field and a schedule with six former NCAA tournament teams. That did not keep the Spiders from an A-10 title and NCAA tournament berth. This year, adversity of a different form exists for the defending champs.

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Spiders' season over, fall to 3rd-ranked Syracuse, 2-0

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- It was a tale of two halves for University of Richmond's field hockey team on Saturday in College Park, Md. The Spiders outshot Syracuse University, 6-3, in the first half, but failed to capitalize on the opportunities, going into halftime tied, 0-0. In the second half, the number three team in the nation made them pay, scoring two goals, while owning a 9-3 shooting advantage, to win the first round of the NCAA tournament, 2-0, ending Richmond's season. "Field hockey is a sport of momentum," Richmond coach Gina Lucido said.

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In-Game Blog: Richmond vs. No. 3 Syracuse

2nd Half, 0:00- Game and season come to a close for the Richmond Spiders. Final score: UR 0, Cuse 2. 2nd Half, 2:34- Richmond awarded its first penalty corner in a while, but fail to get a shot off. 2nd Half, 3:58- Chances looking slim for a Richmond comeback, but the Spiders won't hang their head after the season they've had. 2nd Half, 8:23- Barry makes a nice pass across the box, and Ostoich runs in to try to put a stick on it, but is unable get there in time. 2nd Half, 11:24- Syracuse showing why it's the No.

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Spiders win NCAA play-in game, defeat Cal, 2-0

The University of Richmond field hockey team is headed to its first NCAA tournament since 2009 thanks to its victory over University of California at Berkeley, 2-0, on Tuesday in Berkeley, Calif. Richmond senior forward Katelin Peterson, an Escondido, Calif., native, scored both goals for the Spiders.

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Women's field hockey wins seventh A-10 Championship

The University of Richmond field hockey team won the 2011 Atlantic 10 Conference championship today with a 1-0 defeat of Temple University in Philadelphia. This year is the seventh time the team has won the A-10 field hockey championship. Senior defender Emily Straniero scored the game's only goal as Richmond outshot Temple, 18-2.

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Spiders shutout Highlanders, 1-0, off Katelin Peterson goal

The University of Richmond field hockey team continued its hot streak Sunday by beating Radford University, 1-0, for its seventh win in its last eight games. In a game filled with controversial calls, the Spiders' perseverance helped them get the win. "I think our team matured a lot today," Richmond coach Gina Lucido said.

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Home field advantage: Crenshaw clean-up

Facing a difficult schedule is no rarity for the University of Richmond field hockey team. This year's early-season schedule was no different with two games against nationally ranked teams on the road. What was different, though, was how the Spiders were forced to prepare for those games. The turf at Crenshaw Field was replaced during the summer and the project was not completed until last month.

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UMass drops Spiders in OT

In a game about as evenly matched as possible, the University of Richmond field hockey team fell to division foe UMass 2-1 in overtime on Sunday. With 5:24 left during the first overtime period, Minutewomen defender Thando Zono took a pass from senior midfielder Makaela Potts and drove home the game-winning.

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No. 5 Princeton takes down Richmond, 7-1

Princeton University's mascot may be a tiger, but it was a shark attack that led Princeton to a 7-1 victory over the University of Richmond's field hockey team Friday afternoon at Crenshaw Field. Junior Kathleen Sharkey, who was called 'Shark Attack' by her teammates, scored six goals for the Tigers, including three-straight to open the game.