2011-12 Bentley University Field Hockey News

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    June 06, 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).
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    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).
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    May 03, 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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    November 03, 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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    October 08, 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.
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    October 07, 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.
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    October 06, 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.
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    October 04, 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.
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    October 01, 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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    September 08, 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.
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    September 06, 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.
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    September 03, 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.
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    September 02, 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.
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    September 01, 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.
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    September 01, 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.
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    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.
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    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.