WORCESTER, Mass. - After earning a team GPA of 3.0 or higher this past fall, the Assumption College field hockey team earned the Zag/NFHCA Division II National Academic Team Award along with placing 11 players on the Zag/NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad as announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior forward Allison Sheahan (Higganum, Conn./ Haddam-Killingworth) was named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All- America First Team and the Synapse Sports All-America First Team after a record breaking campaign in the 2017-18 season.
In the last 28 seconds, freshman Deirdre Burchill (Braintree, Mass./Braintree) scored off a feed from senior Allison Sheahan (Higganum, Conn./Haddmam-Killingworth) to defeat No. 2 Stonehill in the NE10 Semifinals to advance to the NE10 Championship on Sunday.
WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior Allison Sheahan (Higganum, Conn. / Haddam-Killingworth) along with freshmen Isabel Primack (Ipswich, Mass./ Ipswich) and Shannon Quinlan (Williamsville, N.Y./Williamsville North) were all honored by the NE10 for their contributions to the Assumption field hockey program during the 2017 season, as announced by the conference on Wednesday.
Senior Allison Sheahan(Higganum, Conn./Haddam-Killingworth) scored two goals and broke the Assumption field hockey career goals record propelling the No. 6 seed Assumption to a 2-1 overtime victory over No. 3 seed Pace in the NE10 Quarterfinal game on Tuesday evening.
WORCESTER, Mass.- In a perfect 2-0 week freshman Deirdre Burchill (Braintree, Mass. / Braintree) tallied two game-winning goals to lead the Hounds to two 1-0 victories over NE10 conference teams to help solidify the sixth seed in the NE10 Tournament.
The Lead: The Assumption College field hockey team was firing on all cylinders tonight as the defense made four consecutive stops on penalty corners in the second half, and freshman Deirdre Burchill (Braintree, Mass. / Braintree) scored the game winning goal to earn a 1-0 victory over Franklin Pierce on senior night.
Freshman Deirdre Burchill (Braintree, Mass./ NashobaRegional) beat Panther goaltender Amanda Gargulio in the 62nd minute to lead the Hounds to a 1-0 victory over Adelphi on Wednesday evening in an NE10 conference contest.
Assumption trailed 2-1 in the the second half before freshman Shannon Quinlan (Williamsville, N.Y./Williamsville North) notched the game-tying goal, and the Hounds nearly pulled off the upset though ultimately falling 3-2 in overtime to No. 8 Pace on Wednesday evening.
Senior Allison Sheahan (Higganum, Conn. /Haddam-Killingworth) scored her second game winning goal this week and tallied another goal and assist to lead the Hounds to a 3-2 victory over Southern New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon.
The Lead: The Hounds scored an early first half goal to take a 1-0 lead, but the Purple Knights scored two unanswered goals to defeat Assumption 2-1 in a NE10 Conference match-up on Saturday afternoon.
Although Assumption took a 1-0 lead early in the first half, but Merrimack fought back with two unanswered goals over the final 50 minutes of regulation to lift them to a 2-1 victory over the Hounds on Wednesday afternoon.