All the news for Monday 18 September 2023
Tirkey confident of hockey success at Asiad
In an exclusive chat with DH, the 54-year-old Tirkey shares his insights on India's chances at the Asian Games, hosting big events and his future plans.
Dilip Tirkey. Credit: Special Arrangement.
Known as the ‘Wall of Indian hockey’ during his playing days, Dilip Tirkey became the president of Hockey India a year ago.
'Must make most of opportunity and make it count,' says Indian Women's Hockey Team Chief Coach Janneke Schopman ahead of Asian Games
Janneke Schopman speaks on the upcoming edition of Hangzhou Asian Games on the latest episode of Hockey Te Charcha podcast
Bengaluru: In 2020, when the former Netherlands international Janneke Schopman joined the Indian Women's Hockey Team support staff under then Chief Coach Sjoerd Marijne, the team was preparing for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 as one of the dark horses in the race to a podium finish. Just over three years later, Janneke Schopman will be leading the Indian Women's Hockey Team as Chief Coach in the upcoming edition of the Hangzhou Asian Games, with the Indian Team tipped as the favourites for the prestigious tournament.
Dutch goalkeepers guru gives the thumbs up to Hafizuddin and Zaini
By Jugjet Singh
Goalkeepers guru coach, Martijn Drijver, held his final session with the Malaysian goalkeepers before sending them off to the Asian Games with a double thumbs up. - Pic courtesy from MHC
KUALA LUMPUR: Goalkeepers guru coach, Martijn Drijver, held his final session with the Malaysian goalkeepers before sending them off to the Asian Games with a double thumbs up.
Malaysia in the field hockey event in Asian Games
By Tariq Ali
The historical records and statistics of the Men's Hockey in Asian Games. In the final match of Jakarta Asian Games, 2018 Malaysia drew with Japan in the regulation full time 6-6, unfortunately, Malaysia lost to Japan in the shootout by 1-3.
Year Venue. Pld--W--L--D--GF-GA
New Zealand's Ford NHC 2023 wraps up with action packed finales
The Ford National Hockey Championship wrapped up this past weekend as Waikato Hockey played host to a week of intense action. Our top domestic tournament brought together some of the nation’s finest athletes, delivering some nail-biting matches, upsets, and moments of brilliance.
Worldwide Hockey results - 18 September
Results from the various leagues around the World (Click on the Previous match day link)
Last season’s top Scottish Premiership sides make a winning start
Not much seems to have changed from last season as the top sides in both the men's and women's Premiership started this season's campaign with a win.
Scottish hockey: Grange start title defence in style
By Nigel Duncan
Grange men celebrate Premiership title after 4-1 win over Capital Watsonians, with Stevie Grubb far right PIC: Nigel Duncan
Grange opened the defence of the men’s Scottish Hockey Premiership with a 3-1 victory over Dundee Wanderers at Fettes, but Western Wildcats signalled their intentions on the opening day of the domestic campaign.
Field Hockey takes down No. 5 Maryland on the road
First-year defender Ottilie Sykes scores winning goal with 34 seconds left to defeat No. 5 Maryland 3–2. Photo Courtesy of @TigerFH/Twitter.
Princeton Women’s Field Hockey (2–4 overall, 0–0 Ivy) went on the road with a vengeance to face the No. 5 Maryland Terrapins (6–2, 0–0 Big 10). With only 28 seconds left in the game, the Tigers scored to win 3–2, defeating the Terrapins, notorious for being a field hockey powerhouse.
No. 10 Field Hockey Wins Home Opener
Scarlet Knights Improve to 8-0 with 2-0 Win over La Salle
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – No. 10 Rutgers field hockey played its first home game of the 2023 season, and the result was just as positive as during its season opening road trip. The Scarlet Knights defeated La Salle, 2-0, to improve to 8-0 on the season.
No. 12 Penn State Field Hockey Grabs 2-1 Win over Bucknell
Nittany Lions outlast Bison for non-conference victory
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; Sept. 17, 2023 – The Penn State Nittany Lion field hockey team (5-3, 0-1 B1G), ranked No. 12 in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Coaches Poll, grabbed a 2-1 win over visiting Bucknell (3-5) in a non-conference Sunday matinee. The Nittany Lions overcame an early one goal deficit to garner the non-conference victory.
#13 Field Hockey Dominates in 3-1 Win Over #19 Delaware
Lily Santi opened the scoring on Sunday afternoon
MERION STATION, Pa. – The 13th-ranked Saint Joseph's field hockey team controlled the game from whistle to whistle on Sunday afternoon, dismissing #19 Delaware, 3-1, at Ellen Ryan Field.
Drexel Defeats No. 20 UAlbany in a Shootout Thriller
Photo by: Jim Beaver/Sideline Photos
PHILADELPHIA - Natali Foster scored a pair of goals and Megan Hadfield stood tall in the cage as Drexel defeated the No. 20 UAlbany Great Danes, 4-3, in shootouts from Buckley Field. Drexel improved to 5-3 and collected its first-ranked win this fall. The last ranked win for the Dragons occured on October 9, 2022 in an 1-0 overtime victory over No. 20 William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.
Guckian Tallies A Hat-Trick as Field Hockey Defeats Northeastern 5-1
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 15 Harvard field hockey (4-2, 1-0 Ivy) defeated Northeastern Sunday afternoon thanks to yet another fourth quarter explosion. Captain Emily Guckian scored three goals for her first career hat-trick to help lift the Crimson to a decisive 5-1 win.
Dzengelwski scores in double overtime as Maine picks up the win over Stanford, 5-4 on Sunday afternoon
Orono, ME – Dzengelwski scores in double overtime as Maine picks up the win over Stanford, 5-4 on Sunday afternoon.
UMass field hockey defeated in 1-2 loss to UMass Lowell
Minutewomen drop to 1-2 at home
By Lucy Postera
For the first time at the Division I level, the Massachusetts field hockey team was topped by the UMass Lowell River Hawks.
Minutewomen Fall To The Red Hawks In Lowell
LOWELL, Mass. -- Massachusetts (5-3, 1-0) fell 2-1 to regional rival UMass Lowell (5-3, 0-0) on Sunday at Wicked Blue Field. Despite excellent defense, especially on penalty corners, the Minutewomen were unable to convert in the offensive third, conceding their first Kennedy Cup in the 10 all-time matchups between the two programs.
Field Hockey Extends Win Streak, Collect Shutout on Road
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – University of Richmond field hockey team jumped out to a quick lead and never relinquished it, extending their win streak to three games with a 4-0 victory over Queens University of Charlotte Sunday at Bessant Field.
Field Hockey Blanks Stonehill, 5-0
Five different Friars found the back of the cage in the balanced attack.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Providence College field hockey team defeated Stonehill, 5-0, on Sunday, Sept. 17 at Lennon Family Field in Providence, R.I. The Friars improved to 4-3 on the season, while Stonehill dropped to 0-7.
Ball State Field Hockey wins home-opener against Saint Louis
By Dane Massey
Ball State field hockey prepare to take on Saint Louis Sept. 17 at Briner Sports Complex. The Cardinals won 2-1 against the Bilikens. Sami Farmer, DN
It was all smiles in Briner Sports Complex as Ball State took down Saint Louis 2-1 to earn the Cardinals’ third win in a row. However, it was the first in front of their hometown fans.
No. 5 Maryland field hockey at No. 6 Virginia preview
The Terps look to bounce back after a home loss to Princeton.
Photo courtesy of Maryland Athletics
After five straight home games, No. 5 Maryland field hockey will be on the road Monday for a top-10 matchup against No. 6 Virginia.
Field Hockey to Visit Holy Cross for Patriot League Opener
The Boston University field hockey team will continue a stretch of four straight road games when it begins Patriot League play against Holy Cross on Monday (Sept. 18).