2017 MIT Field Hockey News

  • MIT Tops No. 5 Tufts, 1-0, in Field Hockey
    September 20, 2017
    On MIT’s first shot of the game, senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) found the back of the net in the 50th minute while the Engineers’ defense denied nationally-ranked No. 5 Tufts University the equalizer to hold on for a 1-0 non-conference field hockey victory on Wednesday night.
  • Engineers Fall to No. 6 Babson, 2-0, in NEWMAC Field Hockey Opener
    September 16, 2017
    A pair of second-half goals propelled nationally-ranked No. 6 Babson College to a 2-0 victory over MIT in the NEWMAC field hockey opener for both squads on Saturday morning.
  • MIT-Lasell Field Hockey Game Suspended Due to Lightning
    September 14, 2017
    A non-conference field hockey game between MIT and Lasell College on Thursday, Sept. 14 was suspended due to lightning. Prior to the game being halted with 3:26 remaining in the first half, the Engineers held a 2-0 lead over the Lasers.
  • Penn Nets Game-Winner in MIT’s 4-3 Overtime Victory at Endicott
    September 12, 2017
    Senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) found the back of the net 4:47 into overtime to give MIT a 4-3 win over Endicott College in a non-conference field hockey game on Tuesday night. The win was the second straight overtime victory for the Engineers this season as they improved to 5-0 on the year.
  • Amanda Garofalo Voted NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week
    September 11, 2017
    MIT freshman Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) was selected as the NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week as announced by the league on Monday. In a 2-0 week for the Engineers, she tallied two goals and three assists for seven points.
  • Garofalo’s OT Marker Puts MIT Past No. 17 University of New England
    September 09, 2017
    Freshman Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) netted the deciding tally 4:22 into overtime to lift MIT over nationally-ranked No. 17 University of New England, 3-2, in a non-conference field hockey contest Saturday afternoon at the Big Blue Turf.
  • Penn and Garofalo Power MIT Field Hockey to a 9-0 Win Over Gordon
    September 07, 2017
    The MIT field hockey team rattled off seven goals during the second half en route to a 9-0 victory over Gordon College on Thursday night. Senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) posted four goals and an assist while freshman Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) generated one goal and three assists.
  • Engineers Overpower UMass Dartmouth, 4-0
    September 02, 2017
    Three goals in the second half helped MIT pull away and defeat UMass Dartmouth, 4-0, in a non-conference field hockey game on Saturday afternoon. Senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) scored twice while classmate Anna Neuman (Abingdon, Md.) posted one goal and one assist for the Engineers.
  • MIT Tops Simmons, 5-0, in Season Opener
    September 01, 2017
    Multiple-point performances by senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.), junior Bailey Tregoning (Frederick, Md.), and sophomore Rayna Higuchi (Solana Beach, Calif.) helped power the MIT field hockey team to a 5-0 victory over Simmons College in the season-opener for both squads on Friday night. The win marked the ninth consecutive season-opening and home-opening victory for the Engineers.
  • Field Hockey Voted Second in NEWMAC Preseason Poll
    August 28, 2017
    The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its annual field hockey preseason coaches’ poll on Tuesday afternoon with MIT being picked for the second spot while also receiving one first-place vote.
  • Field Hockey Announces 2017 Schedule
    June 28, 2017
    The MIT field hockey team has announced its schedule for the upcoming 2017 season, which will consist of 16 games and is highlighted by eight home contests.