2013 Harvard Field Hockey News

  • Field Hockey Announces 2014 Schedule
    May 15, 2014
    The Harvard field hockey team has released its schedule for the 2014 season, which features 17 games for the Crimson, nine of which will be at Jordan Field.
  • Harvard Field Hockey Announces Addition of Five Newcomers for 2014
    May 07, 2014
    Harvard field hockey coach Tjerk van Herwaarden has announced the addition of five freshman for the 2014 season; Ellie Cookson, Jill Detrick-Yee, Emily Ott, Olivia Startup and Hannah Wellington. The five newcomers will join a group of 17 returning players from last season.
  • van Herwaarden, Team USA Capture 2014 Champions Challenge Gold
    May 06, 2014
    Harvard field hockey head coach Tjerk van Herwaarden helped Team USA earn a gold medal at the 2014 Champions Challenge last week. Van Herwaarden is serving as an assistant coach this summer with the U.S. National Team.
  • Harvard’s van Herwaarden to Coach Team USA at Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014
    March 27, 2014
    Harvard field hockey head coach Tjerk van Herwaarden will be joining Team USA as an assistant coach this spring as the U.S. makes its way to the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014. Van Herwaarden, who was designated interim head coach in January 2013, moved to the assistant position after newly appointed head coach Craig Parnham joined the team early last year.
  • McClintock named Scholar of Distinction; Field Hockey Earns National Academic Awards
    March 19, 2014
    The Harvard field hockey team has been named a recipient of the 2013 Gladiator by SGI / NFHCA Division I National Academic Team Award, the NFHCA announced this week. Along with the team award, 12 Crimson were named to the National Academic Squad for their efforts off the field, the second most in the Ivy League.
  • Registration Open for Field Hockey Spring and Summer Clinics
    February 24, 2014
    Registration is now open for the Harvard University field hockey Spring and Summer Clinics at Jordan Field. The Spring Skills Clinic is set for April 13 is a two-session skill enhancement clinic, which offers both offensive and defensive drills. The Spring Play Day, which will be held on April 27, features a full day of competition hosted by World Camp USA.
  • Ten Fall Student-Athletes Named Academic All-Ivy League
    December 18, 2013
    The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard—who have been named to the fall 2013-14 Academic All-Ivy League team.
  • Senior Perspective: 2013 Field Hockey
    December 11, 2013
    Senior co-captains Rebecca Houser and Christy Haughey talk about their four years at Harvard.
  • Season Recap: 2013 Field Hockey
    December 10, 2013
    The Harvard field hockey team enjoyed an excellent turnaround season, capturing eight wins and seeing three Crimson earn All-Ivy honors.
  • Highlights: 130th Playing of 'The Game W, 34-7
    November 23, 2013
    Harvard football notched its 250th Ivy League win, claimed its 15th Ivy League Crown recorded its seventh straight 'The Game' victory by a 34-7 decision at The Yale Bowl Saturday afternoon.
  • Balleza Named to NFHCA Northeast All-Region Second Team
    November 19, 2013
    Adding to her postseason accolades after a successful rookie campaign, freshman Marissa Balleza has been named to the NFHCA Northeast All-Region Second Team, the association announced on Tuesday.
  • Three Crimson Collect All-Ivy Honors
    November 13, 2013
    Three members of the Harvard field hockey team have earned postseason awards, the league announced Wednesday. Freshman Marissa Balleza received Second Team All-Ivy accolades, while senior goaltender Jenn Hatfield and freshman midfielder Kyla Cordrey pulled in All-Ivy Honorable Mention recognition.
  • Balleza Picks Up Third Ivy League Rookie of the Week Accolade
    November 12, 2013
    For the third time this season, freshman Marissa Balleza has been honored as the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday. Balleza becomes the first Crimson to pick up the weekly award for newcomers three times in one year since Katie Zacarian in 2000.
  • Field Hockey Closes Out Regular Season with Trip to Columbia
    November 10, 2013
    The Harvard field hockey team is ready to wrap up the 2013 regular season on Sunday as the Crimson (7-9, 1-5 Ivy League) takes to the road to square off with Columbia (6-9, 2-3 Ivy League) at noon on Sunday.
  • Jacobson Vaults Field Hockey to 2-1 Overtime Victory at Columbia
    November 10, 2013
    Sophomore Elizabeth Jacobson notched two goals, including the game winner in overtime, to give the Harvard field hockey team a thrilling 2-1 win over Columbia to close out the regular season. With the win, the Crimson finish 2013 with an 8-9 overall record and a 2-5 record in Ivy League play.
  • Balleza Earns Second Ivy League Rookie of the Week Nod
    November 05, 2013
    Harvard field hockey forward Marissa Balleza has been honored as the Ivy League Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday afternoon. This marks the second time this season Balleza brings home League accolades after earning the same recognition on Oct. 29.
  • Field Hockey Claims 4-0 Victory Over Vermont on Senior Day
    November 03, 2013
    Freshman Marissa Balleza tallied a pair of goals for the fourth time this season, sparking the Harvard field hockey team to its 4-0 win over Vermont on Sunday at Jordan Field. The Crimson (7-9, 1-5 Ivy League) celebrated the last home contest of six of its seniors with the win over the Catamounts (0-18, 0-5 AEC).
  • Field Hockey Drops 4-2 Decision to Dartmouth
    November 02, 2013
    Despite outshooting its opponent, 27-10, the Harvard field hockey team dropped a 4-2 decision to Ivy League foe, Dartmouth Saturday afternoon at Jordan Field.
  • Field Hockey Hosts Dartmouth, Vermont for Final Home Weekend
    November 01, 2013
    The Harvard field hockey team will play its final two home games of the season when the Crimson welcome in Dartmouth on Saturday and Vermont on Sunday for Senior Day, where Harvard’s six seniors will be honored.
  • Late Goal Lifts Field Hockey Over Northeastern, 1-0
    October 30, 2013
    It came down to the wire for crosstown rivals Harvard and Northeastern, but with four minutes remaining in the contest, freshman Marissa Balleza flipped what was the eventual game winner into the cage to give the Crimson field hockey team (6-8, 1-4 Ivy League) a 1-0 win over the Huskies (6-11, 2-2 CAA) on Wednesday night.
  • Parking Advisory for Harvard Athletics Nov. 2
    October 28, 2013
    Due to several home events on Saturday, Nov. 2, fans traveling to Harvard home events are advised to allow additional time to arrive.
  • Field Hockey Drops Close, 3-1 Decision to No. 9 Princeton
    October 26, 2013
    The Harvard field hockey team gave the defending national champion No. 9 Princeton a run for its money at Jordan Field on Saturday, but the visiting Tigers (9-4, 5-0 Ivy) escaped with a 3-1 win over the feisty Crimson (5-8, 1-4 Ivy).
  • Field Hockey Battles, Falls to No. 7 Boston College, 5-2
    October 23, 2013
    Freshman Marissa Balleza recorded her second consecutive multi-goal performance, but it was not enough for the Crimson as the seventh-ranked Boston College Eagles outlasted Harvard, 5-2, on Wednesday night.
  • Field Hockey Welcomes No. 9 Princeton on Saturday
    October 23, 2013
    After thoroughly competing with No. 7 Boston College on Wednesday, the Harvard field hockey team returns to Jordan Field for an Ivy League clash with the defending national champions, No. 9 Princeton.
  • Field Hockey Visits the Heights to Take on No. 7 Boston College
    October 22, 2013
    The Harvard field hockey team is set for the final contest of its recent three-game road trip on Wednesday as the Crimson takes on No. 7 Boston College at 6 p.m. in Newton. Harvard (5-6, 1-3 Ivy), which is 4-3 on the road this season, will play its first ranked opponent of 2013.
  • Field Hockey Takes Care of Colgate, 5-2
    October 20, 2013
    Marissa Balleza and Rachael Rosenfeld scored two goals apiece, vaulting the Harvard field hockey team to a 5-2 road victory over Colgate on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Crimson (5-6, 1-3 Ivy League) has won of three of its last four contests and moves to 4-3 away from home.
  • Harvard Falls to Cornell Field Hockey, 3-2, Despite Comeback Bid
    October 19, 2013
    The Harvard field hockey team scored twice in the second half to stage a comeback bid over Ivy League rival Cornell, but the Big Red’s three first-half scores were too much for the Crimson to overcome as Harvard dropped a 3-2 decision on Saturday afternoon.
  • Field Hockey Treks to Cornell, Colgate for Weekend Road Swing
    October 18, 2013
    Looking to extend its two-game winning streak, the Harvard field hockey team takes to the road for a pair of contests in the Empire State. The Crimson will visit Ivy League rival Cornell at noon on Saturday, followed by another noon showdown with Colgate on Sunday.
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