2016 Keene State Field Hockey News

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    March 20, 2017
    Six From Keene State Field Hockey Named To NFHCA All-Academic Squad CHANDLER, Ariz.--Six members of the Keene State College field hockey team were named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Academic Squad, and one was named as an NFHCA Scholar of Distinction.
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    January 12, 2017
    34 Fall Student Athletes Named To LEC All-Academic Squad PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Little East Conference announced the 2016 Fall All-Academic teams today, honoring 34 Keene State College student-athletes in its seven fall championship sports, men’s cross country, women’s cross country, field hockey, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, women’s tennis and women’s volleyball.
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    January 04, 2017
    Keene State Field Hockey Is NCAA Statistical Champion INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--The Keene State College field hockey team was named a an NCAA Statistical Champion for for the 2016 season, it was announced today by the NCAA Media Coordination and Statistics Staff.
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    December 06, 2016
    Smith, Brothers Named As All-Americans ANNAPOLIS, Md.--Sami Smith and Marita Brothers continue to collect more hardware. The senior duo were named as All-Americans on Tuesday morning. Brothers was chosen as a Third Team All-American by Synapse Sports, and Smith was picked as a First Team All-American by Synapse Sports and as a First Team All-American by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
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    November 30, 2016
    ECAC Honors Four Owls In Field Hockey; Sami Smith Named ECAC Offensive Player of the Year DANBURY, Conn.--Sami Smith's trophy case is running out of room. The senior forward added to her haul of accolades by being named the ECAC Division III North Offensive Player of the Year, as well as to the ECAC Division III North First Team. Three of her teammates from the 2016 Little East Conference champion Owls were also honored by the ECAC.
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    November 28, 2016
    Brothers, Smith Named First Team All-Region By NFHCA CHANDLER, Ariz.--Seniors Sami Smith and Marita Brothers were both named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association New England West First Team All-Region, it was announced today.
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    November 12, 2016
    Owls Knocked Out of NCAA Tournament By No. 1 Messiah GRANTHAM, Pa.--No. 1 Messiah College outshot Keene State College 35-2 in a 5-0 win in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday morning.
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    November 09, 2016
    Field Hockey Moves On To Second Round With 3-1 Win Over SUNY Geneseo KEENE, N.H.--Goals from Mia Brickley, Sami Smith, and Erica Stauffer propelled the Keene State College field hockey team to a 3-1 win over SUNY Geneseo in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Division III Championship at Owl Athletic Complex.
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    November 07, 2016
    Owls to Host SUNY Geneseo In NCAA Opening Round KEENE, N.H.--For the third straight year, the Keene State College field hockey team will open the NCAA tournament at home. The Owls will host SUNY Geneseo on November 9 at Owl Athletic Complex. The time will be announced later Monday morning.
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    November 07, 2016
    Smith, Brothers Receive LEC Major Awards; Owls Place Seven on All-Conference Teams PAWTUCKET, R.I.--Senior Sami Smith repeated as the Little East Conference Offensive Player of the Year as the end of the season awards were announced by the conference office today.
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    November 05, 2016
    Four For Four! Field Hockey Wins Fourth-Consecutive LEC Championship With 5-0 Shut Out Over Southern Maine KEENE, N.H. - The Keene State field hockey program earned its fourth-consecutive Little East Conference (LEC) Championship title and an automatic bin into the NCAA Division III tournament on Saturday afternoon, as the Owls defeated the University of Southern Maine Huskies at Owl Athletic Complex.
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    November 02, 2016
    Smith, Renaud Selected For NFHCA Senior Game CHANDLER, Ariz.--Seniors Sami Smith and Kayla Renaud have been selected to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association/Victory Sports Tours Senior Game, it was announced today.
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    November 02, 2016
    Field Hockey Returns To LEC Championship With 4-2 Comeback Over Plymouth State KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College field hockey team scored three times in less than six minutes in the second half for a come-from-behind 4-2 win over Plymouth State University in the semifinals of the Little East Conference tournament at Owl Athletic Complex on Wednesday night.
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    October 29, 2016
    Owls On To LEC Semis With 4-1 Win Over Eastern Connecticut State KEENE, N.H.--Julia Babbitt scored twice and Sami Smith had two assists as the top seeded Keene State College field hockey team defeated No. 8 seed Eastern Connecticut State University 4-1 in the quarterfinal round of the 2016 Little East Conference championship on Saturday at Owl Athletic Complex.
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    October 26, 2016
    Field Hockey Win Streak At 11 With 2-1 Win Over Smith NORTHAMPTON, Mass.--Julia Babbitt's goal 10 minutes after halftime gave the Keene State College field hockey team a 2-1 win over Smith College in the Owls' regular season finale on Wednesday night.
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    October 25, 2016
    Dandeneau, Loos and Silegy Garner ECAC Weekly Accolades DANBURY, Conn. - The Eastern Connecticut Athletic Conference (ECAC) office announced today that two Owls from the Keene State women's soccer program and one Owl from the Keene State field hockey program earned Corvais Player of the Week awards.
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    October 24, 2016
    Six Honored By Little East Conference PAWTUCKET, R.I.--The Little East Conference bestowed weekly honors on members of the Keene State College women's soccer, men's soccer, and field hockey teams today.
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    October 22, 2016
    Owls Wrap Up Perfect LEC Season With 8-0 Whitewash of Framingham State FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--Freshmen Nicole Tobin and Jensyn Dandeneau each scored twice as the Keene State College field hockey team completed a perfect Little East Conference season with an 8-0 road win over Framingham State University on Saturday.
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    October 19, 2016
    Field Hockey Wraps Up Top Seed With 2-0 Win Over Worcester State WORCESTER, Mass.--Brittney Cardente and Jensyn Dandeneau scored 17 seconds apart to give the Keene State College field hockey team a 2-0 Little East Conference win over Worcester State University on Wednesday night.
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    October 17, 2016
    Laires, Brothers, Receive LEC Weekly Awards PAWTUCKET, R.I.--Senior Marita Brothers and junior Tori Laires were honored by the Little East Conference for their exploits last week with the Keene State College field hockey and women's soccer teams, it was announced today.
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    October 15, 2016
    Smith Breaks Single Season Goals Record As Owls Blast Corsairs on Senior Day KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College field hockey team sent the class of 2017 out on a high note, as the Owls rolled to a 6-1 win over UMass Dartmouth in Little East Conference action on Saturday at Owl Athletic Complex.
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    October 14, 2016
    #LEC30 Influencer: Amy Watson, Keene State PAWTUCKET, R.I. - The Little East Conference expanded to sponsor field hockey as a championship sport in 1998 and in the 19 seasons since, the Keene State field hockey program has been by far a dominating force each and every season. The Keene State field hockey program has won 11 LEC Championships in 15 LEC championship appearances, winning an LEC Championship 61 percent of the time. This dominance is a byproduct of their legendary coach Amy Watson.
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    October 12, 2016
    Sami Smith Receives NFHCA National Recognition CHANDLER, Ariz.--The weekly awards keep rolling in for Keene State College forward Sami Smith. The senior was named as an Honorable Mention Player of the Week by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
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    October 11, 2016
    Salta, Dandeneau Receive ECAC Laurels DANBURY, Conn.--William Salta of the Keene State College men's soccer team and Jensyn Dandeneau from the Owls' field hockey squad received weekly honors from the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference, it was announced today.
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    October 11, 2016
    Second Half Surge Sends Keene State Past Plymouth State, 4-1 KEENE, N.H.--Three second half goals broke open a close game as the Keene State College field hockey team emerged with a 4-1 win over Plymouth State University in Little East Conference action at Owl Athletic Complex on Tuesday night.
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    October 10, 2016
    Seven Fall Student-Athletes Honored by Little East Conference PAWTUCKET, R.I.--Members of the Keene State College field hockey, volleyball, and men's soccer teams received weekly honors from the Little East Conference, it was announced today.
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    October 10, 2016
    Keene State vs. Plymouth State Highlights LEC Game of the Season PAWTUCKET, R.I. - The Little East Conference continues its Game of the Season coverage this Tuesday, October 11 with a field hockey intra-state rival contest featuring two of the nation’s top offensive programs with the three-time defending LEC champion Keene State Owls hosting Plymouth State Panthers under the lights at 6:30 p.m. at Owls Athletic Complex. The LEC match will be web-streamed online in HD exclusively at LittleEast.TV.
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    October 08, 2016
    Field Hockey Posts 5-1 Road Win Over Eastern Conn. State MANSFIELD, Conn.--Sami Smith's 10th career hat-trick gave the Keene State College field hockey team a 5-1 Little East Conference win over Eastern Connecticut State University on Saturday afternoon in a rematch of the 2015 Little East Conference championship game.
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    October 06, 2016
    Free Scoring Owls Win Fifth Straight With 9-1 Victory Over Castleton CASTLETON, Vt.--Sami Smith and Jensyn Dandeneau combined for five goals the Keene State College field hockey team blew out Castleton University 9-1 in non-conference action on Thursday night.
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    October 04, 2016
    Field Hockey Blows Past Johnson & Wales, 7-1 KEENE, N.H.--Jensyn Dandeneau and Julia Babbitt each scored a pair of goals as the Keene State College field hockey team rolled to a 7-1 non-conference win over Johnson & Wales University (RI) on Tuesday night at Owl Athletic Complex
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    October 03, 2016
    Three Owls Receive Little East Conference Honors PAWTUCKET, R.I.--Members of the Keene State College field hockey, women's soccer, and women's cross country teams were the recipients of weekly awards from the Little East Conference, it was announced today.
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    October 01, 2016
    Eight Is Great As Owls Hammer Bridgewater State KEENE, N.H.--Four goals in less than four minutes sent the Keene State College field hockey team to an 8-1 Little East Conference win over Bridgewater State University on Saturday afternoon at Owl Athletic Complex.
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    September 28, 2016
    Brown's Brace Sends Keene State Past Southern Maine, 4-0 KEENE, N.H.--Junior Kendal Brown's first two goals of the season gave the Keene State College field hockey team a 4-0 Little East Conference win over the University of Southern Maine on Wednesday night at Owl Athletic Complex.
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    September 24, 2016
    Keene State Takes Battle of the Owls, 3-1 WESTFIELD, Mass.--Sami Smith continued her onslaught on the Keene State College record books, breaking the school's career mark for goals in a 3-1 Little East Conference win over Westfield State University on Saturday afternoon.
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    September 23, 2016
    Little East Conference Highlights Field Hockey's Dominance As Top Moment For 30th Anniversary PAWTUCKET, R.I. - The Little Conference (LEC) is celebrating its 30th Anniversary of NCAA athletic competition by releasing 30 top LEC moments in its history and honor 30 of the league’s most influential members since the league’s inception in 1986. Keene State Field Hockey is honored during Week Two, as a Top Moment.
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    September 22, 2016
    Smith Ties KSC Goal Mark In Loss To Trinity (Conn.) KEENE, N.H.--Senior forward Sami Smith tied the Keene State College record for goals, scoring twice in a 3-2 loss to Trinity (Conn.) College in non-conference action at Owl Athletic Complex.
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    September 20, 2016
    Owls Put Nine Past Vikings In LEC Win SALEM, Mass.--Sophomore Erica Stauffer scored four goals as the Keene State College field hockey team posted a 9-0 win over Salem State University in Little East Conference action on Tuesday night.
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    September 19, 2016
    Sami Smith - Keene State's Record Breaking Forward KEENE, N.H.--Keene State College senior forward Sami Smith recently broke the college's all-time field hockey scoring record. Watch the video to recap the final goals as she broke the record.
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    September 17, 2016
    Smith Breaks Scoring Record as Field Hockey Blasts Western Connecticut State DANBURY, Conn.--Senior forward Sami Smith wrote her name into the Keene State College record books, becoming the programs' all-time leading scorer in a 6-1 Little East Conference win over Western Connecticut State University on Saturday night.
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