Topic: Field Hockey

In four years tending the Bruno net, Shannon McSweeney ’15 used a ‘warrior’ mentality to turn the field hockey program around.


Goalie’s illustrious career finishes strong

November 21, 2014 Comments are Disabled

When All-Ivy goalie Shannon McSweeney ’15 pulls her helmet on — just before the whistle blows — she doesn’t see a 100 x 60 yard piece of wet astroturf.

Meghan O’Donnell ’15 battles with a defender. O’Donnell will end her career as Brown’s all-time leading scorer and with a winning senior season.


Elis top field hockey with OT penalty stroke

November 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled

On Senior Day, this year’s historic women’s field hockey team wanted to end their winningest season since 2006 on a good note against Yale Saturday.

Hannah Rogers ’16 watches the play. Despite her three goals and two assists this season, the Bears are seventh in the Ivy League in scoring.


Field hockey’s slide continues with winless road weekend

November 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Ever since superstar forward Meghan O’Donnell ’15 eclipsed the career goals record, the Bears’ play has continued to be a little under the weather.


Contested call hurts field hockey in loss

October 27, 2014 Comments are Disabled

For all the records and accomplishments of this year’s field hockey team, the Bears consistently stumble when faced with one hurdle: Ivy League opponents.

After a three-game scoreless streak, Meghan O'Donnell '15 finally broke through with her eighth goal of the season, becoming Brown's all-time career leader in goals and guaranteeing the team a winning record.


Field hockey secures winning record

October 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Meghan O’Donnell ’15 scored a goal Wednesday that accomplished what she had been inching toward her entire collegiate career.

Goaltender Shannon McSweeney ’15 broke the University’s all-time saves record, eclipsing the previous high of 589 set by Sarah Lamont ’91.


Field hockey team’s offense falters in rare scoreless affair

October 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled

After 15 years of waiting to beat Princeton (4-9, 3-1 Ivy), the Bears (8-4, 1-3) will have to wait another year, as they lost to the Tigers 4-0 on Saturday.


Field hockey’s O’Donnell ’15, McSweeney ’15 take aim at school record

October 17, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Goalie Shannon McSweeney ’15 needs only two saves to become career saves leader, forward Meghan O’Donnell ’15 needs only one more goal, three more points.

Brown field hockey player Clayton Christus ’15 fends for a ground ball in preparation to score a goal against Lehigh in Sunday’s suspenseful match, which ended in a 4-2 victory.


Field hockey seizes momentum with two wins

October 14, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Field hockey defeated Lehigh 4-2 Sunday and PC 2-0 Monday.

Meghan O’Donnell ’15 sprints past a downed defender. The forward, Bruno’s centerpiece on offense, has already scored seven goals this season.


Women’s field hockey’s O’Donnell ’15 takes aim at record

October 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled

After two wins over the weekend and a loss midweek, the women’s field hockey team hopes to find its form against Lehigh University and Providence College.

Hannah Rogers ’16 goes on the attack. Rogers was key in Saturday’s win, scoring to tie the game and assisting on the game-winning goal.


Double OT strike sends field hockey past Crimson

October 6, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The women’s field hockey team (6-2, 1-2 Ivy) topped Harvard (6-4, 1-2) in its first Ivy League win of the season.