The Saint Joseph's field hockey team will play its final road game of the regular season on Saturday afternoon when the Hawks take the field against Saint Louis at SportPort International in Maryland Heights, Missouri. Game time between the Hawks and Billikens is set for noon local time and 1:00 p.m. Eastern.
Saint Joseph's field hockey seniors Anna Willocks and Joely Helder were named among the top senior players in the nation as the selections for the 2018 Victory Sports Tours/ National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I Senior Game were announced on Wednesday afternoon by the NFHCA. Willocks was named to the roster for the game, while Helder was tabbed as an alternate.
Freshman Tonya Botherway scored a goal and added two assists as the 12th-ranked Saint Joseph's field hockey team rolled to a 4-0 win over Davidson on Tuesday at Carol Grotnes Belk Turf Field.
The Saint Joseph's field hockey team has risen to 12th in the nation in the latest Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I Coaches Poll, released on Tuesday morning. Ranked 13th a week ago, the Hawks ran their winning streak to eight consecutive games with a pair of conference wins this weekend. On Friday, the Hawks topped VCU, 3-1, to take sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10, before blanking Richmond, 2-0, on Sunday afternoon.
The 13th-ranked Saint Joseph's field hockey team is headed to North Carolina to take on Davidson on Tuesday afternoon. The game was rescheduled from September 14 due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Florence.
Saint Joseph's senior forward Anna Willocks garnered her second consecutive Atlantic 10 Field Hockey Player of the Week award on Monday afternoon. She totaled three goals to help lead the Hawks to a pair of wins over the weekend. Willocks tallied a late goal on Friday to help seal the deal as the Hawks took a 3-1 result against VCU, which had previously been unbeaten in league play. She then provided all the offense the Hawks would need in a 2-0 win over Richmond on Sunday, converting on a first-half corner opportunity before slotting home a penalty stroke in the second half.
Two goals from senior forward Anna Willocks and a strong defensive performance carried the 13th-ranked Saint Joseph's field hockey team past Richmond, 2-0, on a cool and cloudy Sunday afternoon at Ellen Ryan Field.
Three different Hawks found the cage on Friday as the 13th-ranked Saint Joseph's field hockey team topped VCU, 3-1, on a cool and windy afternoon at Ellen Ryan Field. Goals from senior Joely Helder and sophomore Emily Henry staked the Hawks to a lead before an insurance tally from senior Anna Willocks sealed it late in the second half.
The Saint Joseph's field hockey team will host a pair of conference rivals this weekend, as first-place VCU visits Ellen Ryan Field on Friday afternoon before Richmond stops by on Sunday. Live streams for both games will be available in the United States on ESPN+ and globally on the Atlantic 10 Network.
The Saint Joseph's field hockey team has once again reached the highest national ranking in program history as the Hawks moved up one spot to number 13 in Tuesday's Penn Monto / NFHCA Division I Coaches Poll. The Hawks also ranked 10th in the NCAA Ratings Percentage Index released on Tuesday afternoon.
It was a clean sweep for the Saint Joseph's field hockey team as senior Anna Willocks and freshman Tonya Botherway were named the Atlantic 10 Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, on Monday. Willocks tallied four goals and two assists while Botherway added three goals and one assist in the Hawks' two weekend victories.
Senior forward Anna Willocks re-wrote the Saint Joseph's field hockey record book once again, scoring the 68th goal of her career as the 14th-ranked Hawks routed Temple, 6-0, at Ellen Ryan Field on Sunday afternoon. Willocks now holds the school records for goals, assists, and points in a career.