2011-12 Bentley University Field Hockey News
June 6, 2012
Dion Named to Capital One NCAA Div. II Academic All-America® Women’s At-Large 3rd Team
Bentley University rising senior Nicole Dion (Lunenburg/Lunenburg HS) has been selected for the 2012 Capital One NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Women’s At-Large third team by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
May 17, 2012
Dion Named to Capital One Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Team
Nicole Dion (Lunenburg/Lunenburg HS), a junior forward on the Bentley University field hockey team, is one of 12 student-athletes named to the 2012 Capital One NCAA Division II Academic All-District 1 Women’s At-Large team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
May 3, 2012
Johnson, Sideris & Switzer Senior Award Recipients
Three-year starting quarterback Bryant Johnson (Hopedale/Milford HS) and field hockey All-America Stephanie Sideris (Watertown/Watertown HS) have been named the Outstanding Senior Athletes at Bentley University, and hockey standout Mike Switzer (Calgary, Alberta/ Olds Grizzlys) was selected as the 2011-12 recipient of the Edward J. Powers Award as Bentley’s premier senior student-athlete.
February 23, 2012
Four Bentley Field Hockey Players Earn Academic All-NE-10 Honors
Four members of the Bentley University field hockey team, including senior All-America Stephanie Sideris (Watertown/Watertown HS) were selected for 2011 Academic All-Northeast-10 Conference team.
November 15, 2011
Sideris Named to NFHCA Division II All-America Team
Bentley University field hockey standout midfielder Stephanie Sideris (Watertown/ Watertown HS) has been selected for the 2011 Longstreth All-America team by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
November 3, 2011
Cumming, Sideris Selected for NFHCA Division II North-South All-Star Game
Lacey Cumming (Sudbury/Lincoln-Sudbury Reg. HS) and Stephanie Sideris (Watertown/Watertown HS), a pair of two-year captains at Bentley University, have been selected to play in the National Field Hockey Coaches Division II North/South Senior Game.
October 27, 2011
Sideris, Dion Earn All-Northeast-10 Honors; Lirange Named to All-Rookie Team
Senior midfielder Stephanie Sideris (Watertown/Watertown HS) and junior forward Nicole Dion (Lunenburg/Lunenburg HS), two former conference Rookie of the Year honorees (2008 and 2009, respectively), represent Bentley University on the 2011 Northeast-10 Field Hockey All-Conference team, announced by the conference office on Thursday.
October 26, 2011
AIC Turns Table on Bentley, Ousts Falcons in OT in NE-10 Playoffs
Eighteen days after Bentley University posted a 3-2 overtime decision over American International College, the fifth-seeded Yellow Jackets did the exact same to the Falcons Wednesday, ousting Bentley from the Northeast-10 Conference Field Hockey Playoffs with a goal 1:33 into the first extra session.
October 25, 2011
Bentley Begins Bid for NE-10 Playoff Title #10 Wednesday vs. AIC
After closing out the regular season with five win in its final seven games, the Bentley University field hockey team will launch its bid for a record tenth Northeast-10 Conference playoff title Wednesday night when its hosts fifth-seeded American International College. Game time is set for 7 pm.
October 25, 2011
Sideris Named Northeast-10 Player of the Week
Following one of the most prolific games in Division II history, Bentley University senior forward Stephanie Sideris (Watertown/Watertown HS) has been named the Player of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
October 22, 2011
Sideris Saves Best for Last, Scores 6 Times in 9-1 Bentley Win over Southern Connecticut
Senior Stephanie Sideris (Watertown/Watertown HS), playing in the final regular season game of her career, erupted for six goals and one assist as Bentley University rolled to a 9-1 Senior Day victory over Southern Connecticut State University in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey Saturday afternoon.
October 20, 2011
Bentley Field Hockey Raises over $3,000 to Fight Breast Cancer
The Bentley University field hockey team has raised over $3,000 to help in the fight against breast cancer with its participation in a pair of events this fall.
October 20, 2011
Two Goals from Katsikis Lifts Saint Anselm Past Bentley, 4-3
Junior Kristina Katskis (Hanover, Mass.) scored twice in the second half, each one giving Saint Anselm College a two-goal lead, as the Hawks held on for a 4-3 win over visiting Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey Thursday afternoon at Grappone Stadium.
October 18, 2011
Bergantino, Powell Help Bentley Post 2-0 Win at St. Michael’s
Senior midfielder Tori Bergantino (Waltham, Mass./Waltham HS) had both a goal and an assist, and junior Julia Powell (Southbury, Conn./Pomperaug HS) registered the shutout, as the Bentley University field hockey team moved into a tie for third place in the Northeast-10 Conference with a 2-0 win at St. Michael’s College Tuesday afternoon.
October 15, 2011
Dion Hat Trick Lifts #10 Bentley to 5-0 Win at Assumption
Junior Nicole Dion (Lunenburg/Lunenburg HS) registered her first career hat trick as she led Bentley University to a 5-0 win over Assumption College in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey at Assumption’s Multi-Sport Stadium.
October 12, 2011
Levins Hat Trick Helps Franklin Pierce Knock Off Bentley, 4-2
Senior Tia Levins (Manchester, Maine) scored three times in a span of 20 minutes to help Franklin Pierce University complete a season sweep of Bentley University, 4-2, in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey Wednesday night at Bentley.
October 8, 2011
Lirange Scores 24 Seconds into Extra Session to Give Bentley 2nd Straight OT Win
Freshman Gina Lirange (Auburn/Auburn HS) completed a breakaway just 24 seconds into the extra session to give Bentley University its second straight overtime win, this time by the count of 3-2 over American International College in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey action Saturday afternoon at Bentley.
October 7, 2011
Bentley Field Hockey Will Hold ‘Play 4 the Cure’ Day Saturday
Saturday will be "Play 4 the Cure" Day at Bentley University when the Falcon field hockey team takes on American International College. Game time is 1 pm.
October 6, 2011
Gerry Goal in OT Gives Bentley 1-0 Win & Snaps UMass-Lowell Streaks
Junior Hannah Gerry (Sudbury/Lincoln-Sudbury Reg. HS) netted the game’s only goal at 4:44 of the first overtime and the Falcon defense blanked the high-scoring River Hawks as Bentley University topped defending NCAA Division II national champion UMass-Lowell 1-0 in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey at Bentley Thursday night.
October 4, 2011
Otis Scores Twice as Streaking Merrimack Tops Bentley, 5-1; Bergantino Scores for Falcons
Junior Jen Otis (Penacook, N.H.) scored a pair of second-half goals to help Merrimack College, the fifth-ranked team in this week’s Kookaburra/NFHCA Division II national coaches poll, to a 5-1 win over host Bentley University in a rain-soaked Northeast-10 Conference field hockey contest Tuesday night.
October 1, 2011
Franklin Pierce Cools Off #10 Bentley, 2-0
Senior Tia Levins (Manchester, Maine) and senior Danielle Dolan (West Brookfield, Mass.) scored ten minutes apart in the second half to propel Franklin Pierce University to a 2-0 win over Bentley University in a non-conference field hockey match Saturday afternoon at Sodexho Field.
September 27, 2011
Bentley Field Hockey Returns to #10 in Division II Rankings
After stringing together three straight wins, all by shutout, the Bentley University has returned to the Kookaburra/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II top ten.
September 27, 2011
Mattson Named Northeast-10 Defensive Player of the Week
Bentley University junior Kelsey Mattson (Bristol, N.H./Newfound Reg. HS) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week by the conference office.
September 24, 2011
Dion Scores Twice & Defense Records 3rd Straight Shutout as Bentley Blanks Adelphi
Junior forward Nicole Dion (Lunenburg/Lunenburg HS) scored a pair of first-half goals and the Falcon defense registered its third consecutive shutout as Bentley University topped visiting Adelphi University, 3-0, in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey Saturday afternoon.
September 20, 2011
Sideris Scores Twice as Bentley Blanks Assumption, 3-0
All-Northeast-10 senior Stephanie Sideris (Watertown/Watertown HS) scored twice and junior Nicole Dion (Lunenburg/Lunenburg HS) netted the game’s first goal a little more than three minutes into the second half as Bentley University topped Assumption College, 3-0, in non-conference field hockey at Bentley Tuesday night.
September 17, 2011
Goals by Liragne & Sideris Propel Bentley Past Stonehill, 2-0; Shutout for Powell
Freshman forward Gina Lirange (Auburn/Auburn HS) and senior All-Conference midfielder Stephanie Sideris (Watertown/Watertown HS) netted the game’s only goals as Bentley University registered a 2-0 Northeast-10 Conference win over Stonehill College in college field hockey action Saturday afternoon at W.B. Mason Stadium.
September 10, 2011
Three Second-Half Goals Propel #1 UMass-Lowell Past Bentley, 4-1
Sophomores Melissa Effertz (Oceanside, Calif.), Rachel McCarthy (Reading) and Ali Ferraro (Kingston, N.Y.) each scored one goal and set up another as defending NCAA Division II national champion UMass-Lowell topped Bentley University, 4-1, in non-conference college field hockey action Saturday afternoon.
September 8, 2011
Bergquist Posts Shutout as Merrimack Blanks Bentley, 2-0
Junior Kerri Bergquist (Mashpee) recorded her first shutout of the season and was supported by a goal in each half as Merrimack College posted a 2-0 non-conference win over Bentley University in college field hockey action Thursday night at Warrior Field.
September 6, 2011
Maguire Scores Twice as Bentley Pulls Away for 1st Win of 2011
Junior Beth Maguire (Medfield/Medfield HS), the top scorer for the Bentley University field hockey team a year ago, netted her first two goals of 2011 to help the Falcons claim win number one of the season, 5-1 over Saint Anselm College in a non-conference match at Bentley Tuesday night.
September 3, 2011
Sotzin Comes Up Big to Give #9 Millersville 2-1 Stroke-off Win over #10 Bentley
Freshman goalkeeper Lauren Sotzin (Harrisburg, Pa.) stopped all four shots she faced during a shootout to lift Millersville University to a 2-1 extra session victory over Bentley University in non-conference field hockey at Bentley Saturday afternoon.
September 2, 2011
#5 West Chester Rallies Past #10 Bentley, 4-1; Sideris Scores Bentley’s Goal
In the season opener for both clubs, West Chester University scored three unanswered second-half goals to rally past Bentley University, 4-1, in non-conference women’s field hockey action at Bentley Friday afternoon.
September 1, 2011
Bergantino, Cumming & Sideris Set for 2nd Year as Bentley Captains
Tori Bergantino (Waltham/Waltham HS), Lacey Cumming (Sudbury/ Lincoln-Sudbury Reg. HS) and Stephanie Sideris (Watertown/Watertown HS), a trio of seniors, have been named captains of the 2011 Bentley University field hockey team by coach Jessica Spencer.
September 1, 2011
Bentley Field Hockey Launches 2011 Campaign with a Pair of Home Games
The 2011 Bentley University field hockey season will get underway this weekend with the Falcons hosting a pair of Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference teams ranked in the top nine of the Kookaburra/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II preseason poll.
August 26, 2011
Bentley Ranked #5 in Northeast-10 Preseason Coaches Poll
The Bentley University Falcons placed fifth in the Northeast-10 Conference Field Hockey preseason coaches’ poll, which was announced by the conference office.
August 23, 2011
Bentley Ranked 10th in NFHCA Preseason Division II Poll
The Bentley University Falcons are ranked tenth in the 2011 Kookaburra/NFHCA Division II preseason coaches poll, announced Tuesday by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.