2017-18 Yale Field Hockey News

  • 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).
  • Middough Named Ivy League Player of the Week
    September 04, 2017
    Senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough (Oceanport, N.J.), who scored three goals and had an assist in Saturday’s season-opening 6-2 win for the Yale field hockey team, has been named Ivy League Player of the Week. The league announced the award on Monday.
  • Hat Trick for Middough as Yale Opens with 6-2 Win
    September 02, 2017
    Senior forward/midfielder Carol Middough has led the Yale field hockey team in scoring for each of the past two years -- and based on Saturday’s season opener against Sacred Heart at Johnson Field, she is in good position to accomplish that feat again in 2017. Middough scored the Bulldogs’ first two goals of the season, helping the team build a 4-0 lead in the first half. Then, after the Pioneers closed within 4-2, Middough tacked on an insurance goal for the hat trick. A tally by sophomore forward/midfielder Bridget Condie with 90 seconds to play made the final 6-2 Yale.
  • Busy Month of Masters Competition for Bulldogs
    August 30, 2017
    An appearance by Anne Keating ’77 at the sixth Grand Masters Hockey European Cup in Glasgow, Scotland, last week capped a busy month of Masters competition for the Yale field hockey family. Earlier this month in Boston there were multiple Yale connections at the Shooting Star Masters Tournament, the first annual domestic Masters tournament. Four Yale alums -- Keating, Liz Bornstein ’97, Happy Farrow ’97 and Lorraine Lewis ’78 -- joined Pam Stuper, Yale’s Caroline Ruth Thompson ’02 Head Coach of Field Hockey, and former Yale head coach Ainslee Lamb at that tournament.
  • Season Opener Saturday vs. Sacred Heart
    August 30, 2017
    Two local teams that are quite familiar with each other meet Saturday as the Yale field hockey team opens the 2017 season at home against Sacred Heart (12:00 p.m., Ivy League Network). The Bulldogs and the Pioneers have met every year since 2001 -- and Sacred Heart utilizes Johnson Field as its home turf.
  • Yale Breaks Ground on Carol Roberts Field House
    August 23, 2017
    The Yale Athletic Department broke ground on its newest facility, Carol Roberts Field House, Wednesday. Carol Roberts Field House is the first building of its kind at Yale -- a comprehensive space that meets the needs of two women’s teams. Situated between Johnson Field (home to the Yale field hockey team) and William O. DeWitt ’63 Family Field (home to the Yale softball team), the 5,900-square-foot building will include spacious locker rooms, a training room, a satellite coaches’ office, a team meeting space and a second-story observation roof deck featuring a glass-walled event space.
  • 2017 Outlook: Bulldogs Continue Building Momentum
    August 10, 2017
    The 2016 season was marked by dramatic progress for the Yale field hockey team, as the Bulldogs more than doubled their win total from the previous season. They also increased their goal scoring by a whopping 75 percent while decreasing their goals allowed by 13 percent. With those positive trends in place, eight players who started 11 or more games for Yale in 2016 remain on the roster for 2017. Those players -- along with seven other returnees and six talented incoming freshmen -- give the Bulldogs reason to believe they can make more strides in 2017.
  • Anne Keating ’77 to Play in Grand Masters Hockey European Cup
    August 03, 2017
    There will be a Bulldog at one of the biggest international field hockey events of the summer: Anne Keating ’77 will play in the sixth Grand Masters Hockey European Cup in Glasgow, Scotland, later this month.
  • Scheyer Earns Silver with US at Maccabiah Games
    July 14, 2017
    Rising sophomore forward/midfielder Camille Scheyer (Glencoe, Ill.) is coming back to the Yale field hockey team with a silver medal, earned as part of the U.S. team at the 20th World Maccabiah Games in Israel. The U.S. beat Holland 3-2 in the semifinals Wednesday before falling to Argentina 2-0 in the gold medal game Thursday at HaMoshava Stadium.
  • Mary Beth Barham ‘13 Earns Spot on U.S. Development Squad
    July 03, 2017
    Following four days of training and practice sessions that included 67 athletes, Yale field hockey alum and assistant coach Mary Beth Barham ’13 has been named to the U.S. Women’s National Development Squad. USA Field Hockey announced the 17 players selected to the squad on June 21, after the conclusion of National Camp and the Young Women’s National Championship in Lancaster, Pa.
  • Scheyer Preparing to Play for US at Maccabiah Games
    June 22, 2017
    Rising sophomore forward/midfielder Camille Scheyer (Glencoe, Ill.) of the Yale field hockey team is preparing for a special experience this summer: representing the United States at the 20th World Maccabiah Games in Israel. The U.S. opens competition on July 5 against Israel.
  • Six Members of Class of 2021 Set to Join Bulldogs
    June 12, 2017
    The Yale field hockey team welcomes six incoming freshmen to the roster for the 2017 season. The group comes from six different high schools and three different U.S. states, along with one from Scotland and one from South Africa. It includes three forward/midfielders, two midfielders and one goalkeeper.
  • Bulldogs Announce 2017 Schedule
    June 01, 2017
    Three games vs. teams that that took part in the 2016 NCAA Tournament highlight the 2017 Yale field hockey schedule, which was released Thursday. The 17-game regular season starts Saturday, Sept. 2 vs. Sacred Heart at Johnson Field. In addition to the seven Ivy League games -- starting with a game vs. archrival Harvard on Sept. 23 -- the Bulldogs have 10 non-league games.
  • Comizio Elected Captain
    December 22, 2016
    On the heels of a breakthrough season in which she earned the Yale field hockey team’s Player of the Year Award and was second team All-Ivy League, junior back Kiwi Comizio (New Vernon, N.J.) received another honor recently: her teammates elected her captain for the 2017 season. Comizio is the 46th person to serve as captain in the team’s history.