Athletics

2008 Field Hockey Milestones

TEAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Earned a 1-0 overtime victory at then-ninth-ranked Trinity College in the regular season finale to increase winning streak to six games
  • Hosted a NESCAC Championship first round game for the first time since 2003, ultimately falling to fifth-seeded Trinity, 1-0
  • Finished with a 10-5 overall record, marking the most wins since 2003
  • Earned a national ranking of 20 in the NFHCA Nov. 4 coaches poll
  • Posted a 6-2 record at home
  • Finished fourth in the NESCAC in goals-against average (1.24), tied for fourth in shutouts (5) and third in penalty corners per game (10.93)


INDIVIDUAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Senior Midfielder Alyssa Dudzik

  • Named to All-NESCAC First Team for third consecutive year
  • Named to NFHCA All-New England West Region First Team for third consecutive year
  • Named to NFHCA All-America Second Team
  • Named to NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team

Senior Defender Louise Stevenson

  • Named to NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team

Senior Defender Catherine Calvert

  • Named to NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team

Junior Forward Molly Malloy

  • Named to All-NESCAC Second Team
  • Named NESCAC Player of the Week for week ending Oct. 12
  • Finished with eight goals and two assists to lead Amherst in points for the third consecutive year
  • Finished fifth in the NESCAC in goals per game (0.8) and sixth in points per game (1.8)

Junior Defender Tierney Healey

  • Named to All-NESCAC Second Team
  • Named to NFHCA All-New England West Region Second Team
  • Named to NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team
  • Finished second in the NESCAC in defensive saves (5) and tied for first in defensive saves per game (0.33)

Junior Midfielder Hayley Douds

  • Named to NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team

Sophomore Forward Liz Schink

  • Finished with seven goals and three assists for 17 points as Amherst’s second leading scorer
  • Finished tied for 16th in the NESCAC in points per game (1.13)

First-year Goalkeeper Emily Vitale

  • Named NESCAC Rookie of the Year
  • Named to All-NESCAC Second Team
  • Finished third in the NESCAC in save percentage (.822)

First-year Forward Chrissy Cantore

  • Finished with four goals and four assists for 12 points as Amherst’s third leading scorer