Maha Clarke and her Queens University of Charlotte Field Hockey teammates closed its regular season winning 3-2 over Newberry College.
Senior forward Renee Smith scored the game-winner in the 80th minute of action on an assist from Jocelyn Lawrence. With the win, Queens improves to 8-9 on the year and 6-4 in South Atlantic Conference Carolinas play. Newberry College complete their season at 8-10 and 3-9.
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Bermuda Hockey Federation League Round Up
Pink Robins 4 Sandpipers 2
The Pink Robins would jump out to an early lead, but in the end they were forced to hold off the Sandpipers.
The Pink Robins got a Field Goal off the stick of Lexi D’Angelo in the first minute of play, in the 10th minute Emma Ranger doubled the lead with a Field Goal.
Jennifer Chisnall would extend the Pink Robins lead to 3 – 0, with a Field Goal in the 20th minute and then D’Angelo would make it 4 – 0 in the 30th minute.
In the 55th minute the Sandpipers would begin their fight back with a Field Goal off the stick of Dominique Brown, and five minutes later Brown would score her second Field Goal of the game, but they would not find the back of the net anymore in the final ten minutes of play.
Mixed A Team 7 budgies 2
The Mixed A team would get a hat-trick from Lucy Bridges as they defeated the Budgies 7 – 2. Grace Edy would also score twice, with James Morgan and Alivia Venning adding a goal each.
The Budgies got single strikes from Alyssa DeSilva and Samantha Davies.
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Clarke & Queens Fall In Final Regular Season Game
Maha Clarke and her Queens University of Charlotte Field Hockey teammates played its final regular season home game falling 9-6 to No. 10 Limestone College.
Queens University of Charlotte Field Hockey now sit second in the South Atlantic Conference Carolinas to the Saints with a league record of 5-3 and an overall record of 7-8. Limestone improves to 11-3 on the year and 8-0 in conference play.
Queens was led by Mazvita Mtisi who totaled three goals and two assists after putting all six of her shots on goal today. Senior Renee Smith added two goals and junior Hanna Nechay tallied one goal. Freshman Molly Walter notched the Royals' third assist on the day.
Limestone jumped out to an early lead scoring back-to-back goals in the 10th and 11th minute of action. Queens was able to close the gap to one when Mtisi and Smith teamed up on a goal in the 24th, and the Royals knotted things up with another in the 28th from the stick of Mtisi. However, Limestone managed to sneak another ball into the cage just short of the break to take a 3-2 lead into the half.
Queens opened the second half with all of the momentum scoring three goals in just under six minutes. Mtisi had her hand in all three, scoring two and assisting on one. In the 40th, the forward snuck the ball past Limestone's keeper in a scramble in front of the cage. Not even a minute later, she would dispossess her opponent and race up the field to find Nechay in front of the cage for a score. Mtisi then fired a rocket into the cage from the right side of the field in the 41st to put the Royals ahead 5-3.
Queens saw its largest lead of the day on its next goal scored by Smith in the 49th which put the home team in front by three, 6-3. However, the goal would be the final of the day from the Royals as the Saints got hot in the final 20 minutes scoring six unanswered goals to take over control and steal the win.
The Royals outshot Limestone 14-11, putting 12 shots on goal to the Saints' 10 shots on goal. Additionally, Queens earned seven penalty corners to Limestone's five.
Kate Remley led the Saints with four goals and one assist while Thando Muchemenyi recorded one goal and two assists. Cameron Felch and Kelly Diplock each tallied one goal and one assist, and Cassidy Coates and Keaghan Keracher chipped in with one goal apiece. Susie Williams collected six saves in the cage.
Prior to the start of the game, seniors Amanda Rafferty and Renee Smith were honored for their careers with the Royals.
Saturday, November 03, 2018
Hope Named 2018 Rookie of the Year
Laura Hope has been named the Atlantic University Field Hockey 2018 Rookie of the Year as the end of the Field Hockey season in Nova Scotia ended.
Hope has had a great first season playing hockey at Acadia University, hope played in every game and scored during several of those games.
Hope was picked as MVP after one game and was also chosen to be the Vice-Captain for Acadia.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Clarke & Queens Fall Again
Maha Clarke and her Queens University of Charlotte Field Hockey teammates fell 3-2 to Lindenwood University thanks to a late goal scored in the 70th minute by the Lions. Queens is now on a four-game skid, sitting 7-7 on the year while the Lions wrap their regular season at 12-3.
Mazvita Mtisi would lead the Royals' offensive efforts with five shots on goal, scoring both of Queens' points. Karla von Ehren added three shots. Lanie Walsh totaled five saves in 70 minutes of play.
Queens was able to lead early as Mtisi rebounded a shot and put the ball in the cage to give the Royals a 1-0 lead in the sixth minute. The Lions were not able to respond until a rebounded shot in the 21st produced the same result on their end of the field. Mtisi soon followed with her second goal of the day, scoring on a pass from Millie Eaton-Jones. Queens then took the 2-1 lead into the halftime break.
In the second, the Royals were held scoreless as Lindenwood added a pair to the board to steal the game. Their first goal came on a breakaway opportunity in the 40th, and the game-winner would not follow until the 70th on a penalty corner.
The Royals were outshot 20-14, though both teams totaled eight shots on goal. Queens also totaled seven penalty corners to the Lions' 10.
Bridget Hoogendijk led Lindenwood scoring two goals in the second half of the game while Caro Theunisz added one goal. Both players totaled five shots each. Skylar Starbeck grabbed in the win in the cage after recording five saves.