2012 Field Hockey News

April 26, 2013
Charney, Anderson Claim First-Ever UMW Athlete of the Year Awards
Senior field hockey All-American Lisa Charney and sophomore national champion Alex Anderson were named as UMW's first-ever Athletes of the Year on Thursday night at the athletic banquet.

March 5, 2013
UMW Field Hockey Gains Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Academic Team Honors; Four named to Honor Roll
The University of Mary Washington field hockey team has been named to the Gladiator by SGI/National Field Hockey Coaches Association's All-Academic Team list, while four players were named to the all-academic team.

December 13, 2012
Charney Adds Virginia College Division Player of the Year to Award Mantel; Five Eagles Named All-State
The University of Mary Washington claimed the top two honors Wednesday with the release of the 2012 Field Hockey College Division All-State Team, as voted on by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID). Senior midfielder Lisa Charney was voted the Player of the Year, while her head coach Lindsey Elliott earned All-State Coach of the Year accolades. Shenandoah University’s Alexandra Darrow was selected as the Rookie of the Year.

December 6, 2012
Elliott Named Dita/NFHCA Regional Coach of the Year
UMW head field hockey coach Lindsey Elliott has been named as the South Atlantic Regional Coach of the Year by Dita and the National Field Hockey Coaches' Association.

November 20, 2012
Charney, Baker Gain NFHCA All-America Honors
Senior Lisa Charney and junior Caitlin Baker each gained All-America honors from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association on Tuesday. Charney was named to the first team while Baker was named to the second team.

November 19, 2012
Charney Named National Division III Field Hockey Player of the Year by SynapseSports.com; Five Eagles Honored on All-America Teams
Senior midfielder Lisa Charney, who led the University of Mary Washington field hockey team to its first Final Four appearance in 19 years, was selected as the NCAA Division III National Player of the Year by SynapseSports.com.

November 17, 2012
UMW Field Hockey Falls to Montclair State in NCAA Tournament Semifinals
Second-ranked Motclair State University jumped out to an early 3-0 halftime advantage and held on for a 4-0 victory over third ranked University of Mary Washington in the national semifinals of the NCAA Division III National Championship tournament on Saturday afternoon in Geneva, N.Y. The Eagles’ season comes to an end with a 20-2 record.

November 16, 2012
Information for NCAA Division III Field Hockey National Championship Weekend
William Smith College will host the 2012 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship this weekend, Nov. 17-18. DePauw will take on No. 10 Tufts in the first national semifinal match up on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. on McCooey Field. No. 3 Mary Washington will then square off with No. 2 Montclair State in the second semifinal at 2 p.m. The national championship will be played on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m.

November 11, 2012
Baker's Heroics Lead UMW Field Hockey to NCAA Final Four Via 3-2 Win Over Lynchburg
Junior Caitlin Baker scored the eventual game-winning goal with less than 10 minutes remaining in leading the third-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team to a 3-2 victory over Lynchburg College in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday at the Battleground. The Eagles advance to the final four for the second time ever.

November 10, 2012
Charney Leads #3 UMW Field Hockey Past Eastern, 3-1, in NCAA Tournament Second Round
Senior Lisa Charney scored a pair of goals to lead the third-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team to a 3-1 victory over Eastern University on Saturday morning in the second round of the NCAA Division III Field Hockey Tournament. The Eagles advance to the third round on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Battleground.

November 7, 2012
UMW Field Hockey Places Seven on All-CAC Team; Charney Named Co-Player of the Year
Senior midfielder Lisa Charney was named as the 2012 Capital Athletic Conference co-Player of the Year as seven Eagles were recognized on the All-CAC Field Hockey Team, released today. Freshman Jenna Steele was named the Rookie of the Year, and head coach Lindsey Elliott was named Coach of the Year.

November 5, 2012
NCAA Division III Field Hockey Regional Site
The University of Mary Washington field hockey team will host an NCAA Tournament regional this Saturday and Sunday at the Battleground.

November 5, 2012
UMW Field Hockey Gains #3 Seed in NCAA Tournament; Will Host Regional This Weekend
The University of Mary Washington, fresh off its 2012 Capital Athletic Conference championship, will host second- and third-round action of the 2012 NCAA Division III tournament this weekend at the Battleground.

November 3, 2012
#5 UMW Field Hockey Tops Wesley, 4-2, for 2012 CAC Championship
Senior midfielder Lisa Charney scored a pair of goals to lead the fifth-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team to a 4-2 win over Wesley College in the 2012 Capital Athletic Conference championship on Saturday at the Battleground. The Eagles improve to 18-1 in gaining their second CAC title in three years, and advance to the NCAA Tournament.

November 2, 2012
UMW's Charney, George Selected for NFHCA National Senior All-Star Game
University of Mary Washington field hockey players Lisa Charney and Florence George have been selected to participate in the 2012 NFHCA Division III Senior Game. This year's Senior Game will be held on Saturday, November 17th at William Smith College as part of the Final Four weekend.

November 1, 2012
Baker Leads #5 UMW Field Hockey Past St. Mary's, 5-1, in CAC Semifinals
Junior midfielder Caitlin Baker scored a pair of goals and assisted on another to lead the fifth-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team to a 5-1 win over St. Mary's College in Capital Athletic Conference semifinal action on Thursday at the Battleground. The Eagles improve to 17-1 on the season.

November 1, 2012
UMW Men's and Women's Swimming Rank in Top 25 for Early Season Results
The University of Mary Washington men's swimming team ranks 19th in the nation and the women 21st based on early season dual meet results by Endless Pools, as released Tuesday.

October 20, 2012
Three Seniors Score Goals on Senior Day to Propel #5 UMW Field Hockey Past Wesley, 4-1
All three senior field players scored goals to propel the fifth-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team to a 4-1 win over Wesley College on Saturday for Homecoming at the Battleground. UMW improves to 16-1 on the season, and clinches the top seed and a bye in next week's Capital Athletic Conference tournament.

October 17, 2012
Charney's Goal Leads #5 UMW Field Hockey Past St. Mary's, 1-0, in OT
Senior midfielder Lisa Charney scored the game's only goal 4:24 into overtime to lead the fifth-ranked university of Mary Washington field hockey team to a 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference win over St. Mary's College on Wednesday at the Battleground. The Eagles improve to 15-1 on the year, and 4-0 in league play.

October 15, 2012
UMW's Charney, Back, and Bednarcik Named CAC Athletes of the Week
University of Mary Washington athletes Lisa Charney, Tyler Back, and Jessica Bednarcik were named as Capital Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week for their respective sports today.

October 13, 2012
Charney's Heroics Lead #7 UMW Field Hockey to Dramatic 3-2 Win at #1 Salisbury
Senior midfielder Lisa Charney scored twice in the final 14 minutes as the seventh-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team overcame a 2-0 deficit in the final 14 minutes to defeat previously undefeated #1 Salisbury University, 3-2, at Salisbury's homecoming on Saturday evening. The Eagles improve to 14-1 on the season, and defeat the Sea Gulls for the first time since 2001.

October 11, 2012
Abernathy Leads #7 UMW Field Hockey Past Johns Hopkins, 4-2
Sophomore Amy Abernathy scored a pair of goals to lead the seventh-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team to a 4-2 win at Johns Hopkins University on Thursday night in Baltimore. The Eagles improve to 13-1 on the season.

October 9, 2012
George's Late Goal Lifts #7 UMW Field Hockey Past Washington (Md.)
Senior midfielder Florence George scored the game winning goal with just 3:17 remaining in the game as the seventh-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team edged Washington (Md.) College, 2-1, on Tuesday afternoon at the Battleground. The Eagles improve to 12-1 on the season.

October 6, 2012
#5 UMW Field Hockey Falls at #13 CNU, 3-2, in Double OT
The fifth-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team overcame a 2-0 halftime deficit to tie the score, but fell in double overtime on Saturday at #13 Christopher Newport, 3-2 to fall to 11-1 on the season.

October 2, 2012
George's Four Goals Lead #5 UMW Field Hockey Past EMU, 9-1
Senior midfielder Florence George scored four goals and assisted on a fifth, as the fifth-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team defeated Eastern Mennonite University, 9-1, on Tuesday at the Battleground. UMW improves to a school-record 11-0 on the season.

October 1, 2012
UMW Field Hockey Team Raises $1455 in Alzheimers Walk
The University of Mary Washington field hockey team participated in a fundraiser to raise money for Alzheimer's disease on Saturday. The team raised $1455 in the event.

September 29, 2012
#7 UMW Field Hockey Blanks Frostburg, 10-0, in CAC Action
Senior Lisa Charney scored four goals to tie a Capital Athletic Conference Record to lead the seventh-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team to a 10-0 victory at Frostburg State University on Saturday in Western Md. The Eagles improve to 10-0 on the season, its best start in school history.

September 25, 2012
#7 UMW Field Hockey Tops #9 Catholic, 2-1
The University of Mary Washington field hockey team remained as one of just five undefeated teams left in the nation by topping its third nationally-ranked opponent of the season in #9 Catholic University, 2-1, on Tuesday at the battleground. UMW improves to a nation's-best 9-0 on the season.

September 25, 2012
UMW Field Hockey Moves Up to Seventh in Nation in Weekly NFHCA Poll
The University of Mary Washington field hockey team moved up from ninth to seventh in the nation in this week's National Field Hockey Coaches Association's national Division III poll.

September 24, 2012
UMW's Gianelle Named CAC Defensive Field Hockey Player of the Week
University of Mary Washington senior field hockey goalie Claire Gianelle was named this week's Capital Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

September 22, 2012
#9 UMW Field Hockey Blanks York in CAC Opener, 3-0
The ninth-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team blanked York College of Pa., 3-0, on Saturday in both teams' Capital Athletic Conference opener. The Eagles improve to 8-0 on the season.

September 18, 2012
#9 UMW Field Hockey Tops Washington & Lee, 8-1
The ninth-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team saw three underclassmen score two goals each en route to an 8-1 victory at Washington & Lee University on Tuesday in rainy Lexington, Va. The Eagles improve to 7-0 on the season.

September 18, 2012
UMW Field Hockey Jumps to Ninth in Nation in NFHCA Weekly Poll
The University of Mary Washington field hockey team jumped to ninth in the nation in this week's National Field Hockey Coaches Association weekly Division III poll.

September 12, 2012
Steele's Goals Lead #12 UMW Field Hockey Past Randolph-Macon, 4-0
Freshman Jenna Steele scored a pair of goals in leading the 12th ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team to a 4-0 victory at Randolph-Macon College on Wednesday in Ashland, Va. The Eagles improve to 6-0 on the season.

September 11, 2012
UMW Field Hockey Jumps to 12th in NFHCA National Poll
On the strength of a 5-0 start, including two wins over ranked opponents, the University of Mary Washington field hockey team jumped to 12th in the nation in this week's National Field Hockey Coaches Association's national Division III poll.

September 10, 2012
UMW's Charney, Owens Gain CAC Player of the Week Honors
Mary Washington's Lisa Charney and Charlotte Owens were among those named as CAC Players of the Week on Monday.

September 9, 2012
Balanced Attack Leads UMW Field Hockey Past McDaniel, 5-3
Five different players scored goals in a balanced effort as the University of Mary Washington field hockey team defeated McDaniel College, 5-3, on Sunday at the Battleground. UMW improves to 5-0 on the season.

September 8, 2012
Baker's Late Goal Lifts UMW Field Hockey past #7 Lynchburg, 3-2
After seventh-ranked Lynchburg College scored the tying goal with 3:00 remaining in regulation, junior midfielder Caitlin Baker answered with the game winner with 1:19 left to propel the University of Mary Washington field hockey team to a 3-2 win over the Hornets on Saturday at the Battleground. The Eagles improve to 4-0 on the season.

September 6, 2012
UMW Field Hockey Rushes Past Bridgewater Late, 3-0
The University of Mary Washington field hockey team erupted for three second half goals en route to a 3-0 victory over Bridgewater College on Thursday afternoon at the Battleground. The Eagles improve to 3-0 on the season.

September 4, 2012
Charney's Hat Trick Leads UMW Field Hockey Past Roanoke, 8-0
Senior midfielder Lisa Charney scored three goals on four shots to pace the University of Mary Washington field hockey team to an 8-0 win over Roanoke College on Tuesday at the Battlegound. Junior Caitlin Baker had three assists and senior Florence George two goals for the 2-0 Eagles.

September 3, 2012
UMW's Back, George, and Reynolds Gain CAC Athlete of the Week Awards
The Capital Athletic Conference announced its Sept. 3, 2012, weekly award winners.

September 1, 2012
Senior Captains Lead UMW Field Hockey to 3-2 Win at #16 Lebanon Valley
Senior midfielder and team captain Florence George scored the eventual game-winning goal and added an assist to lead the University of Mary Washington field hockey team to a 3-2 win at 16th ranked Lebanon Valley College on Saturday afternoon in both teams' season opener.

August 21, 2012
UMW Field Hockey Receives Votes in NFHCA Preseason Poll
Fresh off a 15-5 season a year ago, the University of Mary Washington field hockey team opens the 2012 season receiving votes in the NFHCA national preseason poll.

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Spectator Bus Planned for Field Hockey Final Four
The University of Mary Washington is planning a spectator bus to the field hockey team's game(s) in Geneva, N.Y. this weekend.