2017-18 Yale Field Hockey News

  • Four Bulldogs Earn All-Ivy League Honors
    November 07, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team had four student-athletes honored by the Ivy League Tuesday as the league announced its annual awards. Senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough (Oceanport, N.J.) and first-year goalkeeper Sydney Terroso (York, Pa.) were named first team All-Ivy League, while sophomore forward/midfielder Bridget Condie (St. Louis, Mo.) and first-year midfielder/forward Imogen Davies (Kilmacolm, Scotland) were named second team All-Ivy League. This is the most All-Ivy honorees for Yale since 2013.
  • Seniors Go Out with 4-0 Win vs. Brown; Hat Trick for Middough
    November 04, 2017
    Fittingly, in the final game of the season, it was a senior who led the Yale field hockey team to victory Saturday afternoon vs. Brown at Johnson Field. And it was no surprise which one it was. Forward/midfielder Carol Middough capped her career with a hat trick, finishing third on Yale’s career goals list and points list in the process. She and her classmates -- back Kiwi Comizio, midfielder/forward Katie Smith, midfielder/forward Lily Smith and back Tess Thompson -- were honored before the game, then helped the Bulldogs to one last win and the team’s best won-lost record since the Ivy League championship season of 2011.
  • Senior Day Saturday as Yale Hosts Brown
    November 01, 2017
    Just one game remains in the 2017 season for the Yale field hockey team, but there is still much at stake. The Bulldogs enter the weekend at .500, so a win would give them a winning record. Nine wins would be their most in a season since winning 11 in the 2011 Ivy League Championship season. Saturday’s game vs. Brown (1:00 p.m., Ivy League Network) will also include Senior Day ceremonies, as the Bulldogs pay tribute to the five members of the Class of 2018: back Kiwi Comizio (New Vernon, N.J.), forward/midfielder Carol Middough (Oceanport, N.J.), midfielder/forward Katie Smith (Duxbury, Mass.), midfielder/forward Lily Smith (Duxbury, Mass.) and back Tess Thompson (Ann Arbor, Mich.).
  • Bucknell Holds Off Yale in the Rain, 3-2
    October 29, 2017
    On a rainy, windy afternoon at Johnson Field Sunday, a pair of goals midway through the second half helped Bucknell edge the Yale field hockey team 3-2. Goals by sophomore forward/midfielder Bridget Condie and senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough had given Yale a 2-1 lead in the first half before the Bison rallied. Six of the Bulldogs’ eight losses this season have been by one goal.
  • Columbia Tops Yale 5-4 in OT
    October 28, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team’s season of close calls continued Saturday with a tough 5-4 overtime loss at Columbia. This was the Bulldogs’ fifth one-goal loss in six league games. Senior midfielder/forward Lily Smith scored a pair of goals, while sophomore forward/midfielder Bridget Condie and first-year midfielder/forward Imogen Davies scored as well. First-year goalkeeper Sydney Terroso made nine saves.
  • Bulldogs Visit Columbia, Host Bucknell
    October 24, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team faces its final two-game weekend of the season, traveling to Columbia Saturday (1:00 p.m., Ivy League Network) and then hosting Bucknell Sunday (2:00 p.m., Ivy League Network). With just three games remaining in the season, the Bulldogs could finish with as many as 11 wins -- a total that would be fifth-best in program history.
  • Terroso, Defense Deliver Shutout for 1-0 Upset at No. 23 UMass
    October 22, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team added a signature win to its season on Sunday, upsetting No. 23 UMass for the team’s first win against a nationally ranked opponent since 2011. First-year midfielder/forward Olivia Levieux scored the game’s only goal, assisted by senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough, and first-year goalkeeper Sydney Terroso made that lead stand with a nine-save effort. This was her third shutout of the season.
  • Penn Edges Yale 1-0
    October 20, 2017
    It was a game that featured two of the top goal scorers in Ivy League field hockey, but the final score did not reflect that fact. With Yale senior/forward Carol Middough (the Ivy League leader in goals entering the weekend) and Penn forward Alexa Hoover (tied for sixth) both held scoreless, Friday afternoon’s game at Vagelos Field was ultimately determined by the first goal of the season from Quaker forward Sofia Palacios. That spoiled a five-save effort from Yale goalkeeper Sydney Terroso, who suffered the tough-luck loss.
  • Pam Stuper Inducted into Lancaster County Sports Hall of Fame
    October 19, 2017
    Pam Stuper, Yale’s Caroline Ruth Thompson ’02 Head Coach of Field Hockey, added another Hall of Fame honor on Wednesday night as she was inducted in the Lancaster County Sports Hall of Fame. The ceremony, including three other inductees, took place at Eden Resort & Suites in Lancaster, Pa. Stuper had previously been inducted into the USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame and the Halls of Fame at Old Dominion (where she played) and James Madison (as an assistant coach with the 1994 NCAA Championship team). She is also a member of the Hempfield High School Hall of Fame, the Susquehanna Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame and the Connecticut Field Hockey Hall of Fame.
  • Middough Selected as Alternate for Senior Game
    October 18, 2017
    Yale field hockey senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough (Oceanport, N.J.) has been selected as an alternate for the NFHCA Division I Senior Game, the annual game that features some of the top seniors in the country. The NFHCA announced the roster of 38, with 12 alternates, Wednesday.
  • Yale Travels to Penn, No. 23 UMass
    October 17, 2017
    Wins in three of the last four games have the Yale field hockey team within striking distance of some impressive achievements entering the final three weekends of the regular season. The Bulldogs could finish the season with as many as 12 wins, which would tie for second on the school’s all-time list. Finishing with 11 wins would give the team its most victories since winning 11 in the Ivy League championship season of 2011. Yale’s next win this season would be its eighth, making this the second straight season the team has improved on its win total from the previous season.
  • Another Hat Trick for Middough; Yale Tops Dartmouth 5-2
    October 14, 2017
    With only a few more games left in her Yale field hockey career, senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough appears intent on going out on a high note. Her hat trick Saturday afternoon included goals of all different kinds -- assisted, unassisted and on a penalty corner. Combined with goals from sophomore forward/midfielder Camille Scheyer and senior midfielder/forward Lily Smith, her performance helped Yale to a 5-2 win vs. Dartmouth that gives the Bulldogs a stretch of four games in which they have gone 3-1 and scored 18 goals. This was the third career hat trick for Middough -- and second in those last four games.
  • Bulldogs Battle Big Green Saturday at Johnson Field
    October 12, 2017
    With six games left in the season, the Yale field hockey team is on pace for its best win total since winning 11 in the Ivy League Championship season of 2011. Next up for the Bulldogs is Dartmouth (Saturday, 12:00 p.m., Ivy League Network) at Johnson Field. Yale is 11-4 in its last 15 games against the Big Green.
  • Corner Unit Shines in 4-1 Win vs. Bryant
    October 08, 2017
    It was a busy and productive afternoon for the Yale field hockey team’s penalty corner unit Sunday against Bryant at Reese Stadium. The Bulldogs drew 13 corners -- their most in three years -- and got three goals off them in a 4-1 win. Sophomore forward/midfielder Bridget Condie led the way with a pair of goals (including one on a corner) and an assist, and first-year midfielder/forward Imogen Davies extended her goal-scoring streak to four games. Sophomore midfielder/back Holly Jackson scored as well, while junior midfielder/back Marissa Medici and sophomore forward/midfielder Camille Scheyer each had an assist.
  • Late Goals Not Enough as Bulldogs Fall to Cornell 3-2
    October 07, 2017
    Facing one of the stingiest defenses in the nation, the Yale field hockey team got its offense going late in the game Saturday at Johnson Field vs. Cornell. But while scoring a pair of goals in the final five minutes against a Big Red squad that entered the weekend sixth in the nation in goals-against average (1.00) was an impressive feat, it was not enough. By then Cornell had built a 3-0 lead, and the Big Red thus held on for a 3-2 win. First-year midfielder/forward Imogen Davies and junior back Jackie Kisa scored for Yale, and Kisa also had a spectacular defensive save late in the game.
  • Cornell, Bryant at Johnson Field this Weekend
    October 04, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team starts a string of three straight home games with a pair this weekend, hosting Cornell Saturday (12:00 p.m., ESPN3, Ivy League Network) and Bryant Sunday (2:00 p.m., Ivy League Network). With the season just past the halfway point, the Bulldogs are on pace for their best win total since winning 11 in the Ivy League Championship season of 2011.
  • Offense Erupts for 7-1 Win; Four Goals for Middough
    October 01, 2017
    This season the Yale field hockey team has been putting up some of its best offensive numbers in years, and Sunday’s game at Lehigh fit right into that pattern. Behind four goals from senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough -- the most by a Yale player since 2011 -- the Bulldogs won 7-1. A pair of first-years, forward/midfielder Anissa Abboud and midfielder/forward Olivia Levieux, scored their first career goals, and their classmate Imogen Davies added her third goal of the season.
  • No. 16 Princeton Scores on Final Play for 3-2 Win
    September 29, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team was three minutes away from upsetting No. 16 Princeton Friday night at Bedford Field -- but in the end, a decisive Tigers advantage in penalty corners proved costly for the Bulldogs. Princeton scored on its 10th and 11th penalty corners of the game -- the last with time expired -- to pull out a 3-2 win. The loss overshadowed a 10 save performance from Yale first-year goalkeeper Sydney Terroso. Senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough and first-year midfielder Imogen Davies scored the Bulldogs’ goals.
  • Bulldogs Celebrate Past, Present and Future on Alumnae Weekend
    September 27, 2017
    The Yale field hockey program celebrated its past, present and future last weekend, as alums from throughout the team’s history returned to New Haven to watch the current team play, celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first varsity team, and attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the team’s new home -- Carol Roberts Field House.
  • Yale Heads to No. 16 Princeton, Lehigh
    September 27, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team hits the road for the third time in four weekends this weekend, traveling to No. 16 Princeton Friday (6:00 p.m., Ivy League Network) and then heading west to Lehigh Sunday (1:00 p.m.).
  • Terroso Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
    September 25, 2017
    First-year goalkeeper Sydney Terroso (York, Pa.), who stopped 24 of 26 shots over the weekend, has been named Ivy League Rookie of the Week. The league announced the award on Monday.
  • OT Game-Winner for Middough as Yale Beats Liberty 1-0
    September 24, 2017
    It had already been a memorable weekend for the Yale field hockey program before Sunday’s game vs. Liberty went into overtime for a dramatic conclusion. On Saturday the Bulldogs had celebrated the 45th anniversary of the first varsity team, welcomed back former players from every decade for Alumnae Weekend, and witnessed the groundbreaking ceremony for their new home -- Carol Roberts Field House. But one thing was missing from the festivities: a win. The Bulldogs had come within 36 seconds of knocking off No. 16 Harvard Saturday, but a late goal by the Crimson tied the game and Harvard won in overtime. On Sunday, though, the Bulldogs capped the weekend in victorious fashion. Senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough scored the game-winner 9:27 into the extra session for a 1-0 victory over the Lady Flames.
  • No. 16 Harvard Rallies for 2-1 OT Win
    September 23, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team was 36 seconds away from victory against No. 16 Harvard Saturday afternoon -- a win that would have made an already memorable Alumnae Weekend even more special. But the Crimson was intent on playing spoiler, and did so by tying the game on a last-minute goal by forward Kathleen Young and winning it 4:34 into overtime on a goal by midfielder Tessel Huibregtsen. The loss overshadowed an otherwise standout performance from Yale first-year goalkeeper Sydney Terroso, whose 17 saves were almost enough to make Yale’s lone goal -- by senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough -- stand up.
  • Alumnae Weekend Includes No. 16 Harvard, Liberty
    September 20, 2017
    This promises to be a special weekend in New Haven, as the Yale field hockey program celebrates Alumnae Weekend and the 45th anniversary of its first varsity team. The Bulldogs will start by hosting a ceremony Saturday morning to break ground on Carol Roberts Field House, the new home of Yale Field Hockey and Yale Softball. They will then host archrival Harvard in the Ivy League opener (1:00 p.m., Ivy League Network, ESPN3). Saturday’s festivities wrap up with a dinner and screening of a video documenting 45 years of field hockey at Yale, and on Sunday the Bulldogs host Liberty (2:00 p.m., Ivy League Network).
  • Bulldogs Fall at MSU, End Trip with Split
    September 17, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team finished its trip to Michigan with a split after falling 4-0 at Michigan State Sunday. The Bulldogs had opened the trip with a 2-0 win at Central Michigan Friday.
  • First Shutout for Terroso in 2-0 Win at CMU
    September 15, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team has shown the ability to score this season; the Bulldogs entered Friday’s game at Central Michigan having totaled 13 goals in their first three games. Against the Chippewas, though, it was the defense’s time to shine, as the Bulldogs limited CMU to just five shots on goal and first-year goalkeeper Sydney Terroso earned her first career shutout. Sophomore back/midfielder Tara Litjens made a defensive save to help preserve the whitewashing, and Yale’s goals came from a pair of her classmates -- forward/midfielder Bridget Condie and forward/midfielder Camille Scheyer.
  • Yale Heads to Midwest for Pair of Games
    September 13, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team makes a trip to the Midwest this weekend, playing at Central Michigan Friday (3:00 p.m., College Sports Live) and at Michigan State Sunday (12:00 p.m.). The Bulldogs have won two of their first three games, and a pair of wins this weekend would give them their best five-game start since 2010 (4-1).
  • Five Different Scorers Fuel 5-2 Win at Hofstra
    September 10, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team showcased its scoring depth in a big way Sunday, getting goals from five different players in a 5-2 win at Hofstra. That was the most goals allowed by the Pride all year. First-year midfielder Iliana Cabral, first-year midfielder Imogen Davies, senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough, sophomore forward/midfielder Camille Scheyer and senior midfielder/forward Katie Smith scored, and first-year goalkeeper Sydney Terroso made six saves.
  • Quinnipiac Holds Off Yale, 4-2
    September 08, 2017
    A tough start proved costly for the Yale field hockey team Friday afternoon at Quinnipiac. The Bulldogs fell behind 2-0 in the first half, and were outshot 9-1; they turned things around in the second half but could not get closer than within two goals of the Bobcats. A pair of sophomores, midfielder/back Holly Jackson and forward/midfielder Bridget Condie, scored Yale’s goals in the 4-2 loss.
  • First Road Trip of Season this Weekend
    September 07, 2017
    The first road trip of the season for the Yale field hockey team takes place this Friday, as the Bulldogs make the short ride up I-91 to Hamden to play at Quinnipiac (3:00 p.m., Quinnipiac All-Access). The Bulldogs are back on the road Sunday, playing at Hofstra (2:00 p.m., Pride Productions audio).
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