2011 Field Hockey News

  • Student-Athletes Honored at Annual Awards Banquet
    May 11, 2012
    On Friday, May 4, the Sweet Briar athletics department held the annual varsity awards banquet. The event took place in the Fitness and Athletic Center on Sweet Briar’s campus. Upchurch transformed from field house to student-athlete showcase for the end of the year ceremony. The program began with an address by Sweet Briar College president, Jo Ellen Parker.
  • Six Student-Athletes Garner Who’s Who in America Distinction
    March 27, 2012
    The annual Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges list of honorees has been announced. A total of 26 Sweet Briar students have been named to the 2011-2012 induction class, six of those award winners are student-athletes.
  • 2012 Presidential Medalist is Crazy Like a Vixen
    March 23, 2012
    Once a year, Sweet Briar bestows upon a senior its highest honor, the Presidential Medal. Alexandra St. Pierre accepted this year’s medal from President Jo Ellen Parker on Wednesday, March 21, during the Academic Recognition Dinner. The annual event also celebrates first-year honors and
  • Five SBC Field Hockey Players Named to National Academic Squad
    March 05, 2012
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association has released the 2011 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Squads. Sweet Briar College placed five student-athletes on the national academic team.
  • ODAC to Host Inaugural Special Olympics Celebration at Sweet Briar College
    November 09, 2011
    Special Olympics Virginia (SOVA) and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) are teaming up for a Volleyball Celebration on Sunday, Nov. 13 on the campus of Sweet Briar College. The affiliation is part of a larger Division III initiative as voted by the representatives on the NCAA
  • Vixens Play Season Finale at Nationally Ranked Lynchburg
    October 27, 2011
    The Sweet Briar field hockey team closed out the 2011 campaign under the lights at Lynchburg College on Thursday evening. The Hornets, ranked third in the latest NFHCA poll, put the Vixens on the defense for much of the game and were able to finish with a 12-0 victory.
  • Sweet Briar Closes Out Home Slate Against Shenandoah
    October 22, 2011
    The Sweet Briar field hockey team wrapped up the home portion of their 2011 schedule this afternoon taking on Shenandoah University, in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference match at Thayer Field. After a tightly contested first half,
  • Vixens Welcome Alumnae and Families to Sunday Match With Sewanee
    October 16, 2011
    The Vixen field hockey team fell to the Tigers of Sewanee 6-1 in Sunday afternoon action. The game was the culminating event of Homecoming and Families Weekend celebrations held on campus over the weekend.
  • Seniors Honored at Thayer Field
    October 15, 2011
    The Vixen field hockey team played a strong first half on Saturday afternoon, but couldn't get past the Marlins of Virginia Wesleyan, falling 5-0 in the conference tilt played at a boisterous Thayer Field.
  • Vixens Fall to Generals
    October 11, 2011
    The Sweet Briar field hockey team fell to Washington & Lee University this afternoon 3-0 in a conference tilt played at Thayer Field. Goalkeeper Madeline Wilson ('12/Orange, Va.), who leads the ODAC in saves per game, turned away fourteen shots on the day.
  • Vixens Downed by Royals
    October 08, 2011
    The Sweet Briar field hockey team dropped an 8-0 decision to conference foe Eastern Mennonite University this afternoon in Harrisonburg, Va. Goalkeeper Madeline Wilson ('12/Orange, Va.) turned in a 24 save effort, her highest total of the season, but it was not enough for the Vixens.
  • Wilson Voted September Vixen of the Month
    October 07, 2011
    The Sweet Briar College Athletics Department announces senior field hockey goalie Madeline Wilson (Orange, Va.) as September’s Vixen of the Month. For the month of September, Wilson guided her squad to a 3-5 record. All three wins were shutout victories for the Vixens.
  • Eagles Outlast Vixens
    October 01, 2011
    The Vixen field hockey team dropped a tough 4-1 decision to conference foe Bridgewater on Saturday afternoon. The game was a one goal affair for much of the match, until the Eagles added three quick insurance goals in a six minute span.
  • Sweet Briar Topped By Randolph-Macon
    September 28, 2011
    The Sweet Briar college field hockey team was defeated this afternoon by conference rival Randolph-Macon, 8-0. With the loss, the Vixens fall to 3-5 on the season.
  • Sweet Briar Upended By Roanoke
    September 24, 2011
    The Sweet Briar field hockey team dropped their conference opener to Roanoke this afternoon by a 6-0 score. With the loss, the Vixens fall to 3-4 on the season.
  • Vixens Soar Past Falcons
    September 18, 2011
    The Vixen field hockey team exploded for five goals on Sunday, en route to a 5-0 victory over Cedar Crest College. With the win, Sweet Briar evens its record at 3-3 heading into conference play.
  • Vixens Topple Owls
    September 17, 2011
    The Sweet Briar College field hockey team picked up their second win of the season Saturday afternoon, picking up a 1-0 victory over the Owls at Bryn Mawr College.
  • Senior Goalkeeper Named to ODAC Honor Roll
    September 12, 2011
    Senior Field Hockey Player Madeline Wilson (Orange, Va) was named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Honor Roll.
  • Field Notes: Two For The Road
    September 12, 2011
    Soccer opens conference play at Lynchburg, while field hockey travels to Pa. to take on Bryn Mawr and Cedar Crest.
  • Sweet Briar Overpowered By Hendrix on Final Day of MAPP Invitational
    September 11, 2011
    The Sweet Briar College field hockey team fell to Hendrix College 7-0 in the championship game of the MAPP Invitational on Sunday afternoon. The Vixens finish the weekend with a 1-1 record.
  • St. Pierre Goal Lifts Sweet Briar to Victory
    September 10, 2011
    The Sweet Briar College field hockey team recored their first win of the 2011 season with a 1-0 victory over St. Vincent College on Saturday afternoon at the MAPP Invitational held at Bridgewater College.
  • Vixens Tripped Up By Yeowomen
    September 04, 2011
    The Yeowomen of Oberlin College handed the Vixen field hockey team a 6-1 setback in the home opener held today at Thayer Field. The contest was tightly fought battle that was closer than the final score would indicate.
  • Sweet Briar Falls in Field Hockey Opener
    September 01, 2011
    The Vixen field hockey team dropped a 9-0 decision to Bobcats of Frostburg State College this afternoon.
  • Vixens Tabbed Ninth in Preseason ODAC Field Hockey Poll
    August 23, 2011
    The Sweet Briar College Field Hockey team was tabbed ninth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Poll released today by the conference office. The 2011 edition of Vixen field hockey features six returning players. Among the key veterans for the Vixens is senior Alexandra St. Pierre (So. Hamilton, Mass.) St. Pierre led the Vixens in goals-scored a season ago.
  • Sweet Briar Field Hockey Announces 2011 Slate
    July 19, 2011
    The 2011 Sweet Briar College Field Hockey team opens its 92nd season on Thursday, September 1st, traveling to Maryland to take on Frostburg State. The Vixens return to Thayer Field to host Oberlin College on September 4th, continuing a six game run of non-conference contests
  • Engineering Grad Has Designs On Career In Applied Sciences
    July 18, 2011
    Ellie Craddock, a four year Sweet Briar College Field Hockey team member, graduated from SBC in May with a double major in Mathematics and Engineering Sciences. When asked what influenced her academic career path, Craddock responded that before arriving at Sweet Briar,
  • St. Pierre Tabbed to All-ODAC Team
    Forward Alexandra St. Pierre was honored by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in a release from the conference office on Monday .
  • Wilson Honored Again
    Senior Goalkeeper Madeline Wilson was named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Honor Roll for the second consecutive week. Wilson did not allow a goal in 140 minutes played in two games for the Vixens last week.