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.
Senior Anna Willocks notched a hat trick while freshman Tonya Botherway added two goals as the Saint Joseph's field hockey team routed Drexel, 8-0, at Buckley Field on Friday night.
The Saint Joseph's field hockey team is set for a pair of crosstown rivalry games this week, as the Hawks will visit Drexel on Friday before hosting Temple on Sunday. Sunday's game is part of the Philadelphia Classic Tournament; La Salle and Holy Cross will meet in the second game of the day at Ellen Ryan Field. It will also be Alumnae Day on Hawk Hill as the Hawks welcome former players, family, and friends to enjoy the game against Temple before taking part in a postgame tailgate. For more information or to register, visit alumni.sju.edu/fhalumnae.
The Saint Joseph's field hockey team remained at number 14 in the newest Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I Coaches Poll, released on Tuesday morning. The Hawks, 8-2 on the season and 3-0 in Atlantic 10 play, held steady after a 2-0 weekend extended their winning streak to four in a row.
Saint Joseph's freshman Tonya Botherway has been named the Atlantic 10 Field Hockey Player and Rookie of the Week, the league office announced on Monday afternoon. Botherway scored four goals and added an assist as the Hawks moved into a tie for first place in the Atlantic 10 with a pair of victories over the weekend.
Two goals in the first half set the tone, and three more in the second closed the door as the 14th-ranked Saint Joseph's field hockey team turned in another strong effort en route to a 5-0 win over Saint Francis (Pa.) at DeGol Field on Sunday afternoon.
Tonya Botherway took three shots on Friday afternoon, and all of them found the back of the cage as the 14th-ranked Saint Joseph's field hockey team ran past Lock Haven, 4-1, at Charlotte E. Smith Field. Junior Kathrin Bentz added a pair of assists on the day as well.