The field hockey team proved all of its doubters wrong and finished the season on a very strong note by making it to the Northeast Conference Championship where they fell to the top seed Rider University.
The field hockey team is making big strides late in the season to prove that they are worthy of contending for the Northeast Conference title. Riding on a two-game winning streak, the Hawks played host to Bryant on Friday.
The field hockey team fell last weekend to St. Francis (PA), but picked up two wins over this past weekend.
The field hockey team continued their road trip this weekend, picking up their second win of the season.
On Friday, the field hockey team came out victorious for the first time this season with a 5-1 win over Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. The victory came with the first game of a seven-game road trip.
Field hockey’s senior forward Michelle Pieczynski became the first player in school history to surpass the 100-point mark for her career. She achieved the milestone earlier in the month in a loss to Fairfield University.
The University field hockey team has started the season slowly, but head coach Carli Figlio and her girls know what it takes to get back on track. Figlio is in her sixth year as the head coach, so she has plenty of experience going through ups and downs in a season.
The women’s lacrosse team added two wins to their record this past weekend after they defeated Wagner University and Long Island University. The Hawks traveled to Staten Island on Friday and came up with a big win, defeating the Seahawks 20-13.
Both the University men’s and women’s track and field team’s were dominant over the championship weekend, but the men broke a memorable record. The men’s team totaled 27 points, the most ever at the IC4A’s by Monmouth. It was good enough for a ninth place finish. It is Monmouth’s best finish at the event since their 11th place finish in 2002. The Hawks also had five team members take All-East honors at the event.
First Title for Men Since 2007 and First Title for Women Since 2009
The men’s and women’s track teams both claimed the overall first place team titles this past weekend in the NEC Championships. The men set a new school record for points scored with 170, which is also the second most in NEC Championship history.