Head field hockey coach Denise Zelenak has been busy this offseason since the Drexel University field hockey team won the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament. Zelenak coached the United States Senior Women’s National Indoor team to a RohrMax Cup win Jan 6. The tournament was played in Vienna and featured national indoor teams from Switzerland, Austria [...]
Archive | Field Hockey RSS feed for this section
The Drexel field hockey team’s miraculous season came to an end Nov. 10 with a tough loss in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Princeton University. The Dragons fell to the No. 2 Tigers 5-0 in a game that saw Princeton score goals in the second half. The unceremonious end to the season [...]
For the first time in program history, the Drexel University field hockey team has won the Colonial Athletic Association championship. The top-seeded Dragons defeated second-seeded Northeastern University Nov. 4 in dramatic fashion by a score of 2-1 in overtime at Buckley Field. Sophomore forward Christina Conrad scored the game-winning goal off a pass from senior [...]
The Drexel field hockey team will host this year’s Colonial Athletic Association Tournament as the top seed, earning them a first-round bye. The Dragons will face the winner of the University of Delaware-College of William & Mary match Nov. 3. Drexel finished the season with a 13-6 record overall and a 5-2 record within the [...]
Heading into the final two games of the season before the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament, coach Denise Zelenak and the Drexel University field hockey team will look to rebound after a tough loss at home Oct. 19 to the rival University of Delaware Blue Hens. Drexel paid the price for missing chances in the game. [...]
Before Oct. 12, the Drexel University field hockey team was 4-2 against ranked opponents and had a chance to make a statement against the then-No. 11 University of Iowa. The then-No. 15 Dragons (11-5, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association) fell to the Hawkeyes (10-4, 3-1 Big Ten) in a lopsided 3-1 loss. The loss marked just [...]
Coming off four straight victories, including one against the No. 15 University of New Hampshire, Drexel’s field hockey team was facing a daunting task ahead with two ranked opponents next on the schedule. The Dragons’ first test of the week came against the No. 21 College of William & Mary. The Tribe raced out to [...]
After three wins in a row, the Drexel University field hockey team continued their winning streak against No. 15 University of New Hampshire Sept. 30. The Drexel field hockey team lost 5-1 away from home turf Sept. 16 to city rival Temple University. With that loss, the Dragons’ losing streak went on to three games, [...]
The Drexel University field hockey team has had a roller-coaster ride of a season through the past10 games. After five consecutive wins to open the season, the Dragons dropped three in a row on the road, effectively losing any momentum they established early on. They returned to the friendly confines of Vidas Field for back-to-back [...]
Since Drexel women’s field hockey began the season with a 5-0 record, they have experienced a few bumps in the road. After two consecutive 2-1 losses to Stanford University and Lafayette College, Temple University shocked the Dragons on Sept. 16 by a score of 5-1. Coming into the game, Temple boasted a 2-5 record and [...]
Coming into the 2012 season, head coach Denise Zelenak and the Drexel field hockey team were picked as the second-best team in the Colonial Athletic Association. After the first couple games it seems as though the Dragons are not only one of the best in the CAA but also among the best in the country. [...]
Recent Drexel graduate Kim Tunell takes the ball down the field for the Dragons. Tunell is set to play for Spirit Hockey Club in the Netherlands beginning this month. After a stellar field hockey career at Drexel, former star Kim Tunell is venturing across the pond. Tunell, who had a major hand in taking Drexel [...]
After a 2011 season that ended with four straight losses, Drexel Field Hockey will look to right the ship when the team begins its 2012 season Aug. 24. The 2012 campaign starts at home against 2011-12 NCAA quarterfinalist Duke University. Two days later the Dragons will host Rider University. They will then begin a six-game [...]
The initial incentive that comes with competing is rather obvious: Play at a very high level, and hopefully you will be rewarded for your efforts. The Drexel University field hockey team certainly justified its strong efforts with success on the field at the 2012 Women’s National Championships. Three individuals currently involved with the field hockey [...]
Meghan Plank’s career with Drexel University’s women’s field hockey team started at a time when head coach Denise Zelenak’s team was coming to the end of a phenomenal four-year cycle. Starting with a third-place finish in the Colonial Athletic Association Championships in 2007, Zelenak’s side boasted a conference record of 26 wins and only six [...]
The Drexel women’s field hockey team huddles together during a home game on the Buckley Turf. The Dragons finished 10-9 overall and 3-5 in the CAA, as they were unable to qualify for the postseason. Measuring the success of any season can be difficult. Some say that if the team doesn’t win the final game, [...]
With two games left in the regular season, Drexel field hockey looks to put consecutive losses behind them and finish out the season strong. The Dragons (10-7, 3-3 Colonial Athletic Association) have lost two in a row against very formidable opponents, and their path to the CAA Tournament does not get any easier. Last Friday, [...]
Women’s soccer head coach Ray Goon didn’t doubt that Kim Chiarelli would be a good field hockey player when, after playing her four years of collegiate soccer under Goon, she decided to give field hockey a try. “Not only is she gifted athletically, but she has the level of determination that sets her apart from [...]
Home-field advantage is a very hard thing to describe. It is exemplified in many different ways and many different sports. The setting — the No. 20 team in the nation is on your turf, and according to the NCAA’s coaches, this team is better than yours. Suddenly, one of your teammates scoots free on a [...]
The Drexel field hockey team is preparing for their final game of a five-game homestand in which the impact of wins and losses appears to be extremely crucial on the possible outcome of the Dragons’ regular season, as well as postseason possibilities. Prior to their upcoming Oct. 16 matchup with the current No. 20 team [...]
- OK Go rocks Spring Jam in the rain May 24, 2013
- Service honors Drexel military May 24, 2013
- W. soccer looks to take next step May 24, 2013
- EnviroWeekly | Local pizzeria has vegan options May 24, 2013
- M. soccer finalizes crucial recruiting class May 24, 2013
- How to save the USPS February 1, 2013
- University responds to tuition dispute January 13, 2012
- QE3 on horizon for US economy August 17, 2012
- Law school delays plans for new building April 29, 2011
- Occupy Wall Street dying down April 6, 2012
- mememine69: If you love the planet you will insist that the sc...
- Vincent Gray: Considering how good things looked before the albu...
- shy: very nicely written article - Stanley B ...
- Jenny Burton: The black box theater is a very intimate space. ...
- thechristianlawstudent: Excellent post. I also find it hard to have a &quo...