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2017-18 Bentley University Field Hockey News

  • Scholten, Tossona Named Scholars of Distinction by NFHCA; 20 Falcons Receive Academic Honors
    May 16, 2018
    Bentley University’s Ashley Scholten (Brookfield, Conn./Brookfield HS) and Frankie Tossona (Lansdale, Pa./North Penn HS) were recently named Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division II Scholars of Distinction by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association for maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.90 or higher through the first semester of the 2017-18 academic year.
  • Tossona Selected Academic All-Northeast-10 for 2nd Time
    March 20, 2018
    For the second straight year, Bentley University junior defender Frankie Tossona (Lansdale, Pa./North Penn HS) has been selected for the 2017 Academic All-Northeast-10 Conference field hockey team.
  • Bentley Tops NCAA Academic Success Rate Report, Receives President’s Award for Academic Excellence
    December 04, 2017
    Bentley University is tied for number one nationally in the latest NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate report. Of the three institutions who shared the top spot with a 98 percent ASR, Bentley is the only one that has a football program. In recognition of having a four-year ASR of 90 or better, Bentley received a “Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence” from the NCAA.
  • Simione & Derrickson Gain Postseason Honors for Bentley Field Hockey
    November 03, 2017
    Freshman Sam Simione (Cheshire, Conn./Cheshire HS) and senior Caitlin Derrickson (Wilmington/Central Catholic HS), two defenders on the Bentley University field hockey team, have received postseason accolades for their efforts during the 2017 season.
  • Nine Players Score as Bentley Closes Out Season with 12-0 Win over New Haven
    October 27, 2017
    Sophomore Sam Pavano (Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand HS) posted a hat trick, junior Morgan Van Epps (Clifton Park, N.Y./Shenendehowa HS) scored twice and seven other Falcons also put the ball in the net as Bentley University closed out the season with a 12-0 shutout of the University of New Haven in non-conference field hockey action Friday afternoon at Bentley.
  • Goals by Schroder, Neidhart Lift Bentley Past Merrimack, 2-1
    October 24, 2017
    First-half goals by senior co-captain Rebecca Schroder (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor HS) and junior transfer Niki Neidhart (San Diego, Calif./Scripps Ranch HS) propelled Bentley University to a 2-1 win over Merrimack College in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey Tuesday afternoon at Merrimack stadium.
  • Franklin Pierce Outlasts Bentley in 2-OT, 4-3
    October 21, 2017
    Junior Raegan Moulton (Baldwinville) completed her hat trick 8:16 into the second overtime to give Franklin Pierce University a 4-3 win over Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey action on the Bentley Turf Field Saturday afternoon.
  • Play 4 the Cure & Senior Day on Tap for Bentley Field Hockey Saturday
    October 20, 2017
    Bentley University field hockey will honor its seniors and will also hold its annual "Play for 4 Cure" Day when the Falcons host Franklin Pierce University Saturday at noon.
  • Bentley Uses Season-High 4 Goals to Best St. Michael’s, 4-2
    October 18, 2017
    Bentley University sophomore Sam Pavano (Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand HS) broke a 1-1 tie with 6:22 left in the first half and the Falcons went on to post a 4-2 win over St. Michael’s College in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey Wednesday afternoon on the Bentley turf.
  • Saint Anselm Shuts Out Bentley, 3-0
    October 13, 2017
    Saint Anselm College freshman goalie Julia Hand (Reading, Mass.) posted her sixth shutout of the season and was supported by goals from three different players as Division II’s third-ranked team topped Bentley University, 3-0, in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey Friday evening at Grappone Stadium.
  • Adelphi Blanks Bentley in the Rain, 2-0
    October 09, 2017
    Second-half goals from freshman Danielle Kempf (Burnt Hills, N.Y.) and junior Kate Manson (Huntington Station, N.Y.) proved to be the difference as Adelphi University blanked Bentley University, 2-0, in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey Monday afternoon at stormy Motamed Field.
  • Naclerio Named Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week
    October 09, 2017
    Bentley University freshman goalie Tatiana Naclerio (Easton, Conn./Joel Barlow HS) has been named the Field Hockey Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference following her outstanding performance for the Falcons last week.
  • Late Barrage by No. 7 Pace Sinks Bentley, Snapping Falcons’ Win Streak at 3
    October 07, 2017
    Following more than 60 scoreless minutes, Pace University erupted for three goals in the final 8:32 to snap Bentley University’s win streak at three and claim a 3-0 victory in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey action at Finnerty Field Saturday afternoon.
  • 117 Bentley Student-Athletes Receive D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards
    October 06, 2017
    117 Bentley University student-athletes have received 2016-17 Academic Achievement Awards from the Division 2 Athletics Director Association for their success in the classroom last academic year.
  • Neidhart, Naclerio Help Bentley to 3rd Straight and Spencer to 100th Falcon Win
    October 04, 2017
    Junior midfielder Niki Neidhart (San Diego, Calif./Scripps Ranch HS) scored the game’s only goal in the second minute and freshman Tatiana Naclerio (Easton, Conn./Joel Barlow HS) posted a shutout in her first career start as Bentley University stretched its win streak to three with a 1-0 victory over Southern New Hampshire University in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey action at Bentley Wednesday evening.
  • 2 Goals by Knell Lifts Bentley Past AIC, 3-0
    September 30, 2017
    Sophomore midfielder Christa Knell (Watertown/Watertown HS) scored twice for the second straight game as Bentley University topped American International College, 3-0, in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey Saturday afternoon at Bentley.
  • Bentley Uses 2-1 Advantage in Shootout for 3-2 win at Southern Connecticut; Knell Scored Twice
    September 26, 2017
    Bentley University sophomore midfielder Christa Knell (Watertown/ Watertown HS) scored her first two career goals and her teammates used a 2-1 advantage during a shootout for a 3-2 victory over Southern Connecticut State in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey Tuesday evening.
  • No. 4 LIU Post Rallies in 2nd Half for 3-1 Win over Bentley
    September 23, 2017
    Senior Kaycee Zelkovsky (Lambertville, N.J.) was involved two of LIU Post’s three second-half goals as the fourth-ranked team in Division II rallied from a halftime deficit to top Bentley University, 3-1, in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey action Saturday.
  • Bentley Will Honor Rogers’ NE10 Hall of Fame Induction Saturday
    September 21, 2017
    Earlier this summer, former Bentley University field hockey All-America and scoring great Mary Rogers was inducted into the Northeast-10 Conference Hall of Fame. At halftime of the Falcons’ game with LIU Post Saturday, Rogers’ accomplishment will be recognized. In addition, there will be a post-game reception in the Fenway Sky Box for friends, family and alumni. With the game scheduled for an 11 am start, the halftime ceremony should begin at 11:35 am or shortly thereafter.
  • 4-Goal 1st-Half Propels Stonehill to 5-0 Win over Bentley
    September 20, 2017
    Junior forward Kacie Smith (Norwood) and sophomore back Michaela Antonellis (Watertown) each had two goals and an assist as Stonehill College blanked Bentley University, 5-0, in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey Wednesday evening.
  • Magoon Scores Only Bentley Goal in 5-1 Loss to Assumption
    September 16, 2017
    Bentley University junior Janelle Magoon (Londonderry, N.H./ Londonderry HS), a Rider University transfer, scored her first goal as a Falcon, but five different players scored for Assumption College as the Greyhounds prevailed 5-1 in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey action Saturday afternoon at AC’s Multi-Sport Stadium.
  • Ingersoll’s Late Goal Not Enough as Bentley Falls at Franklin Pierce, 2-1
    September 12, 2017
    Despite a late game-tying goal from sophomore forward Keally Ingersoll (Ellicott City, Md./Marriotts Ridge HS), the Bentley University Falcons dropped a 2-1 decision to Franklin Pierce University in non-conference field hockey action Tuesday evening at Sodexho Field.
  • No. 10 Adelphi Outlasts Bentley in a Shootout
    September 09, 2017
    Junior Emily Power (Yorktown Heights, N.Y) and senior Jamie Ahrens (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) were successful on their attempts during a shootout, lifting number ten Adelphi University to a 3-2 win over host Bentley University in non-conference field hockey action Saturday afternoon.
  • Merrimack’s 3-Goal 1st-Half Trumps Bentley’s 2-Goal 2nd Half
    September 06, 2017
    Merrimack College scored three unanswered goals in the first half, including what proved to be the game-winner with under five seconds left, and held on for a 3-2 win over Bentley University in non-conference field hockey action, spoiling the Falcons’ home-opener Wednesday evening.
  • Southern New Hampshire Spoils Bentley’s Season-Opener, 2-0
    August 31, 2017
    Junior Maddie Holt (Seabrook, N.H.) scored twice, once in each half, and classmate Melanie Rennie (Madison, Conn.) recorded ten saves as Southern New Hampshire blanked visiting Bentley University, 2-0, in non-conference field hockey action Thursday night at Larkin Field. It was the season-opener for both clubs.
  • Bentley Field Hockey Opens Thursday Night at Southern New Hampshire
    August 30, 2017
    Jessica Spencer’s tenth season as head field hockey coach at her alma mater will get underway Thursday night at 6 pm when the Bentley University Falcons visit Southern New Hampshire University for a non-conference encounter. A free webcast will be available at
  • Bentley Tabbed for 7th in NE10 Preseason Field Hockey Coaches Poll
    August 26, 2017
    With 22 players back from last year’s squad, the Bentley University field hockey team has been listed seventh in the 2017 Northeast-10 Conference preseason coaches poll. With 84 points, the Falcons finished between Assumption College (105) and Southern New Hampshire (78) in the voting.
  • Schroder & Virkler Named Bentley Field Hockey Captains
    August 15, 2017
    Seniors Rebecca Schroder (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor HS) and Claire Virkler (Clifton Park, N.Y./Shenendehowa HS) have been named captains of the 2017 Bentley University field hockey team, coach Jessica Spencer announced today.