Saint Joseph's senior field hockey standout Anna Willocks was among the honored guests at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association's annual awards dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Monday night.
Saint Joseph's junior back Courtney Gerber has been invited to the USA Field Hockey Women's National Team's U-21 camp, being held at the Spooky Nook Complex December 17-19.
Saint Joseph's freshman forward Tonya Botherway was named the ECAC Division I Field Hockey Rookie of the Year, the organization announced on Thursday. Botherway also earned All-ECAC accolades, as did senior forward Anna Willocks.
Saint Joseph's forward Anna Willocks has been named a finalist for the prestigious Honda Sport Award for field hockey, as announced by The Collegiate Women's Sports Awards on Wednesday afternoon. Willocks – the first Saint Joseph's student-athlete to be a Honda Award finalist – is one of four finalists for this year's honor.
Saint Joseph's goalkeeper Victoria Kammerinke has earned a slew of awards for her play on the field: she's a two-time National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-America honoree, she's been voted the Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year in each of the last two seasons, and she was named the Atlantic 10 Championship's Most Outstanding Player as the Hawks claimed their second consecutive league title last month, among many others.
Saint Joseph's senior forward Anna Willocks, junior goalkeeper Victoria Kammerinke, and junior midfielder Pepa Serrano received Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-America honors on Tuesday. Willocks became the second Hawk in the history of the field hockey program to earn First Team All-America accolades, while Kammerinke was named to the Second Team and Serrano was voted onto the Third Team.
Four members of the Saint Joseph's field hockey team were named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team on Monday afternoon. Senior Anna Willocks, juniors Kathrin Bentz and Victoria Kammerinke, and sophomore Jordan Olenginski were tabbed for the 11-member squad in a vote conducted among the sports information directors of 30 institutions across the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Six members of the Saint Joseph's field hockey team earned All-Region accolades from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association on Monday morning. Senior Anna Willocks, juniors Victoria Kammerinke and Pepa Serrano, and freshman Tonya Botherway earned First Team All-Mid-Atlantic honors, while seniors Joely Helder and Monica Tice garnered Second Team laurels.
Seniors Joely Helder and Anna Willocks represented Saint Joseph's field hockey on the national stage on Friday night as the pair took part in the annual NFHCA Division I Senior Game at Trager Stadium.
Freshman forward Tonya Botherway scored twice, but a spirited second-half rally fell just short as the 10th-ranked Saint Joseph's field hockey team dropped a tough 3-2 result to #8 Michigan in the First Round of the NCAA Field Hockey Championship on a rainy Friday afternoon at Karen Shelton Stadium.
The Saint Joseph's field hockey team is headed to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, for the 2018 NCAA Field Hockey Championship. The Hawks are set to meet Michigan in a First Round matchup on Friday afternoon. The winner will advance to meet either North Carolina or William & Mary on Sunday.
Fresh off its second consecutive Atlantic 10 championship, the Saint Joseph's field hockey team held steady at number 10 in the final Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I Coaches Poll of the 2018 season, released on Tuesday morning.