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 [...]
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Something has been lost in the disappointing 2-6 start for the Drexel men’s basketball team. Samme Givens graduated last year, and Chris Fouch is lost for the season, which sure has given us a lot to talk about in the midst of the team’s early-season struggles. Still, we fully expect our Dragons to bounce back. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
When talking about former Drexel student-athlete Carol Hyun, long-time women’s basketball coach Lillian Haas said it best, “Carol Hyun was women’s athletics at Drexel for four years.” From 1963 to 1967, Hyun played basketball, lacrosse and field hockey at the varsity level and earned a total of 12 letters in those sports. For her stellar [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Junior midfielder Amanda Fleischut dribbles the ball up the turf against VCU at Buckley Field last season. She has 16 points this year. With the help of leading scorer junior midfielder Amanda Fleischut, the Drexel field hockey team is now 7-3 through 10 games, the same record they had through 10 games last year. What’s [...]
Former Dragon Chrisina Mastropaolo competes against the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs during her final season. She finished with the most points in Drexel history. Coming off of two big non-conference wins, the Drexel field hockey squad is preparing to start Colonial Athletic Association play with two road tests against James Madison University and Virginia Commonwealth [...]
Sophomore midflielder Lindsay McArdle brings the ball up the field along with senior midfielder Monica Baick (6) against Virginia Commonwealth University. McArdle was named to the Colonial Athletic Association’s all-rookie team. 37, 32 and 25 — those are the point totals for Drexel’s top three field hockey scorers last season. Christina Mastropaolo, Susan Ciufo and [...]
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