• Dopart Honored as NCAA Division III Women’s At-Large Academic All-America of the Year
    June 05, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- WPI senior field hockey student-athlete Celena Dopart has been chosen as the winner of the Capital One NCAA Division III Academic All-America of the Year award for the Women’s At-Large division as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Dopart becomes the first WPI student-athlete to claim All-America of the Year accolades as well as just the second repeat first team selection and three three-time All-America recipient.
  • Dopart and Kelley Earn Repeat All-District I At-Large Academic Honors
    May 18, 2012
    Worcester, MA --- WPI seniors Celena Dopart and Suzanna Kelley have been selected to the Division III Capital One Academic All-District I At-Large first team by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (Co-SIDA). The pair were chosen to the at-large team, which includes athletes from bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis and water polo, and both proceed to the All-America ballot.
  • Field Hockey's Antonellis Named a ‘New Face of Engineering'
    April 11, 2012
    Danielle Antonellis, a senior field hockey captain at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was recognized as one of the 15 most promising college engineering students in the United States – and the world – by the National Engineers Week Foundation and its partner, the American Society of Civil Engineers, through its first annual New Faces of Engineering – College Edition. The winners were recognized for academic excellence, leadership within student organizations, outstanding communication skills, non-engineering related community service and involvement in the engineering industry.
  • WPI to Build First “Rooftop Field” in Mass. Atop New Parking Garage
    March 30, 2012
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute is already home to the first green roof in Worcester; now the university plans to open the first “rooftop field” in the city. In May 2012, WPI will officially open its stunning – and sustainable – Sports and Recreation Center. That same month, the university will break ground for a $20 million, 534-car parking garage with rooftop athletic fields for softball, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, rugby and a variety of other recreational activities. Approval from the City of Worcester is expected in April, and the new facility is projected to open in January 2013.
  • Field Hockey Program and 17 Student-Athletes Earn National Academic Honors
    March 14, 2012
    Chandler, AZ --- The WPI Field Hockey program was honored with a 2011 Gladiator by SGI - NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award as announced by the organization last week. The Engineers also placed an eye-popping 17 student-athletes on the Gladiator by SGI - NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad. A trio of players earned the academic squad accolade for the fourth straight year. The group includes Katelyn Comeau, Celena Dopart and Paige Hanson.
  • FIeld Hockey Leads NEWMAC with Seven Academic All-Conference
    November 10, 2011
    Babson Park, MA --- The WPI field hockey team continued its run of academic excellence on Wednesday when seven of their student-athletes were named to the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference team, the most in the conference. Seniors Danielle Antonellis, Katelyn Comeau, Celena Dopart and Paige Hanson each earned the honor for their third consecutive year. Juniors Megan Read and Becca Sharpe each made the team for their second year, while sophomore Sylvia Parol made her first appearance.
  • Defensive Duo of Comeau and Sharpe Earn All-NEWMAC Field Hockey Accolades
    November 08, 2011
    Babson Park, MA --- WPI field hockey backs Katelyn Comeau and Becca Sharpe were recognized Tuesday as All-NEWMAC performers after voting of the league’s coaches. The pair each took home second team honors from the nine-team conference. Comeau and Sharpe each played in and started all 18 contests in 2001 for the Engineers. Both players backboned a defensive effort that saw the Crimson and Gray shave 22 goals allowed of their total from a season ago.
  • Field Hockey Edged 2-1 by Springfield in NEWMAC Quarterfinal
    November 02, 2011
    Springfield, MA --- Kelly Gallo scored two first half goals to power the fourth-seeded Springfield College field hockey team to a 2-1 victory over fifth-seeded WPI in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament Quarterfinal action Wednesday night at Stagg Field. With the win, Springfield moves to 5-13 overall and advances to take on top-seeded MIT on Saturday morning at 11:00 am. WPI ends its season with an11-7 record with the loss.
  • Cook's Two Goals Helps Field Hockey Earn 4-2 Marathon Monday Victory At Smith
    October 31, 2011
    Northampton, MA --- In a game that began Saturday and featured heavy snow and ended Monday in mostly clear and cold conditions, junior Chelsea Cook (Sayville, NY) tallied her first two career goals to help the WPI field hockey team clinch a spot in this week’s NEWMAC Tournament with a 4-2 road win at Smith. WPI improves to 11-6, with a 4-4 NEWMAC record. The tournament berth is the first for the Engineers since 2009.
  • Field Hockey's Suspended Game at Smith Shifted to Monday at 5pm
    October 30, 2011
    Northampton, MA --- The resumption of WPI Field Hockey's suspended game at Smith has been postponed from 3pm Sunday to 5pm Monday. The contest will contiue on Smith's turf field. The two teams began play on Saturday but the historic October snowstorm forced the game to be suspended with 8:31 remaining in the contest with WPI holding a 4-1 advantage.
  • Read, Pearce and Dufresne Power Field Hockey to 2-0 Shutout of Simmons
    October 26, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Senior Emily Pearce scored in the final home game of her career, helping to lift WPI to a 2-0 victory over Simmons on Wednesday evening at Alumni Field. With the win, WPI is now 10-6 while the Sharks fall to 9-10. WPI’s Megan Read got the Engineers up on the board early when she recovered her own shot and blasted it past the Simmons goalkeeper just over eight minutes into the game, putting the Crimson and Gray up 1-0. It was Read’s second goal of the season.
  • WPI Weekly Athletics Update #8
    October 24, 2011
    Field Hockey's Libbi Richardson and Men's Soccer's Eric Crevoiserat have been named WPI Athletes of the Week. Richardson's overtime goal stunned Wellesley in a key NEWMAC matchup with postseason implications. Crevoiserat had a hand in two of three goals as the Engineers blanked regionally-ranked Springfield.
  • Richardson's Dramatics Helps Field Hockey Defeat Wellesley in Overtime
    October 22, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Libbi Richardson poked home a goal following a wild scramble 7:25 into overtime to lift WPI to a dramatic 2-1 victory over visiting Wellesley on Saturday morning. The victory helps bolster WPI’s playoff push. The Engineers are now 9-6 overall and 3-4 in NEWMAC play. WPI is currently tied for the sixth and final NEWMAC Tournament berth with Wheaton, a half game up on Clark (2-4). The Lyons and Cougars meet Sunday in a key makeup contest.
  • Antonellis Connects in Field Hockey's 4-1 Loss to Mount Holyoke
    October 18, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Mount Holyoke’s Kirstin Kilburn and Shara Robertson connected on a pair of second half goals to propel the Lyons to a 4-1 win versus host WPI in an important NEWMAC field hockey contest played on Tuesday evening. PI climbed backed into the game with a perfectly executed penalty corner after time had expired in the first half. Danielle Antonellis drilled a laser into the top left corner following an insertion by Megan Read and a stick stop by Celena Dopart.
  • Late Goal Dooms Field Hockey in 1-0 Loss to City Rival Clark
    October 15, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Host Clark University got the game-winning goal from senior Erin Murphy with 1:14 remaining in regulation to lift the Cougars past crosstown rival WPI, 1-0, in NEWMAC field hockey action on Saturday afternoon. With the win Clark improves to 8-3 overall, but more importantly, the Cougars move to 2-2 in league play. The Engineers, meanwhile, now stand at 8-5 overall and 2-3 in conference action. Goalkeeper Liz Dufresne was outstanding in the cage for the Engineers, turning back nine shots.
  • TELEGRAM FEATURE: Volunteerism brings tight-knit WPI field hockey even closer
    October 12, 2011
    Touring New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward was an experience that changed the life of WPI senior field hockey captain Danielle Antonellis. In January, as part of a WPI Habitat for Humanity mission, Antonellis, president of the organization, and 40 other WPI students saw firsthand the lasting devastation left by Hurricane Katrina. The catastrophe happened six years ago, but there is still squalor, neglect and sadness.
  • Field Hockey Falls to Springfield 1-0 in NEWMAC Matchup
    October 08, 2011
    Springfield's Lynne Donoghue scored the only goal of the game in a 1-0 victory over host WPI on Saturday afternoon in a NEWMAC conference game. Springfield is now 2-9 with a 2-2 mark in conference games. The Engineers fall to 8-4 with a 2-2 record in the NEWMAC conference. The Pride struck early on, taking a 1-0 lead just 5:33 into the game when Donoghue took a pass from Kelly Gallo and sent a shot past the goalkeeper from the right side.
  • Field Hockey Suffers First NEWMAC Setback in Loss at MIT
    October 04, 2011
    Cambridge, MA ---- Four different MIT players found the scoring column during a 5-0 win over visiting WPI in NEWMAC field hockey action, on a windy and rainy Tuesday night in Cambridge. The victory is the 11th of the season for Engineers and gives them a share of first place in the NEWMAC at 3-1. WPI falls for just the third time this season (8-3) and first time in league play (2-1). Liz Dufresne Dufresne did an excellent job keeping WPI within striking distance for most of the game, making nine saves while Caitlin Kelley chipped in with a defensive save.
  • Marokhovsky, Barboza Lead Field Hockey Over Babson
    October 01, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Sasha Marokhovsky scored her third and fourth goals of the season and Mary-Lee Barboza had the game-winner as WPI improved to 8-2 on the season with a 3-2 victory over visiting Babson in a NEWMAC conference field hockey matchup on Saturday afternoon. WPI (2-0 NEWMAC) joins Clark (1-0) as the only squads in the nine-team conference to sport undefeated league records. The Beavers, the defending NEWMAC champions, drop to 6-5 with a 2-1 mark in the conference standings.
  • Field Hockey Sees Winning Streak Snapped at Nichols
    September 28, 2011
    Dudley, MA --- The Nichols College field hockey team made three first-half goals stand Wednesday evening in a 3-0 non-conference victory over visiting WPI on Vendetti Field. Led by a pair of goals from junior Barbara Roy, the Bison dealt the Engineers (7-2) just their second loss of the season and first shutout loss since last October 16. Liz Dufresne made four saves for WPI, and was key in stopping the Bison’s final seven penalty corners. Katye Milligan also had a key defensive stop on a Nichols corner.
  • Field Hockey Set to Hold Skills Clinic on Saturday October 1st
    September 28, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- The WPI field hockey program will be hosting a skills clinic October 1st following a 1pm home game versus conference foe Babson. The $10 registration fee includesadmission into the stadium to watch the game as well as a free drink. The clinic is open to all ages and skill levels. The WPI coaches and players will provide instruction of basic skills for all positions. For more information or questions please contact Lisa Moreau at lmoreau@wpi.edu
  • Poly Club inducts seven new members into Hall of Fame
    September 23, 2011
    The WPI Athletic Department, Poly Club, and Hall of Fame Selection Committee is proud to announce its 29th Class, the Class of 2011. The seven newest members were inducted on Friday, September 23, 2011 as part of Homecoming Weekend. They include: John Maxouris (’76), Miguel Concepcion (’05), Matt Wassell (’95), Matthew Musiak (’04), Kim (Cloutier) Villa (’90), Jeffrey Horowitz (’85) and Michele (Giard) Hanly (’82)
  • Strong First Half Propels Field Hockey to 3-1 Victory Over Crosstown Rival Worcester St.
    September 20, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Senior Danielle Antonellis along with freshman teammates Mary-Lee Barboza and Libbi Richardson all registered first-half tallies for WPI as they defeated Worcester State, 3-1, in non-conference play this evening at Coughlin Field. After a back and forth 10 minutes of play, WPI (7-1) was able to break the stalemate when Richardson netted her team-leading fifth goal of the season on a pass by senior Celena Dopart at the 14:01 mark.
  • Second Half Surge Gives Field Hockey a 2-1 Road Win at Wheaton
    September 17, 2011
    Rehoboth, MA - Megan Read and Libbi Richardson scored second-half goals 3:46 apart to send the WPI field hockey team to a 2-1 win over Wheaton in the NEWMAC opener for both. Celena Dopart added an assist for the Engineers, who improved to 6-1 (1-0 NEWMAC) on the season and 19-17 all-time against Wheaton. Eliza Kennedy scored for the Lyons, who slipped to 3-3 (0-1 NEWMAC) with the loss. The Engineers play at Worcester State Tuesday at 7pm
  • Richardson, Dopart and Sinkewicz Spark Field Hockey Past Becker
    September 15, 2011
    Leicester, MA --- Freshman Libbi Richardson registered a goal and assist and Celena Dopart and Tracy Sinkewicz both deposited goals to provide WPI with a 3-1 non-conference field hockey victory Thursday over host Becker. The victory pushes the Engineers record to 5-1 ahead of Saturday’s 1pm NEWMAC opener at Wheaton. Becker is now 1-5 on the year.
  • Field Hockey Falls for the First Time in 2011 - 2-1 at Western New England
    September 13, 2011
    Springfield, MA --- After tying the game with just under 10 minutes remaining, the WPI field hockey team was defeated for the first time this season when Western New England responded with a goal with 3:34 remaining to give the Golden Bears a 2-1 victory. WNE junior Lindsay Lalonde atoned for missing a penalty stroke at the end of the first half by drilling home the game-winner with 3:34 remaining to help the hosts (1-4) get its first win of the season. WPI (4-1) had evened the match on a tally Danielle Antonellis with 9:48 left.
  • WPI Weekly Athletics Update #2
    September 12, 2011
    Field Hockey's Emily Pearce and Men's Soccer's Chris Ciampa were named WPI Athletes of the Week. Pearce scored twice, including the game-winning tally, and doled out an assist to defeat Union. Ciampa found the back of the net a total of three times over a pair of non-conference matches over the past week. Each student-athlete has led their respective team to the best starts since 2006 (Men's Soccer) and 2007 (Field Hockey).
  • BOSTON GLOBE WEST: Local players shine for WPI Field Hockey squad
    September 11, 2011
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s field hockey squad, which includes senior forward Sasha Marokhovsky of Upton, junior forward Megan Read of Wrentham, and freshman goalie Katrina Kohlman of Maynard, was 3-0 heading into its match yesterday against visiting Union College. Marokhovsky had a goal and an assist, including the game-winner (the eighth of her career) on Tuesday in a 2-0 victory over Bridgewater State. Her 15 career goals leads all active WPI players.
  • Pearce's Career-High Five Points Lifts Field Hockey Past Union
    September 10, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Emily Pearce collected two goals and added an assist and Libbi Richardson chipped in with a goal and an assist to spark WPI for a 4-1 triumph over visiting Union in a non-conference field hockey matchup on Saturday afternoon. WPI (4-0) remains undefeated on the season while Union dips to 0-3. Pearce got the Engineers rolling early when she collected a long pass from Danielle Antonellis on a breakaway, juked past the goalie and slipped the ball into the net just 3:13 into the contest.
  • Marokhovsky, Antonellis and Dufresne Help Keep Field Hockey Undefeated
    September 06, 2011
    Bridgewater, MA --- The visiting WPI field hockey team spoiled Bridgewater State’s season-opener as the Engineers posted a 2-0 shutout on Tuesday night at rain-soaked Swenson Field. With the win, WPI improves to 3-0 on the season. The Engineers opened the scoring in the 16th minute as Sasha Marokhovsky scored off a short cross from Celena Dopart. WPI made it a 2-0 game when Danielle Antonellis converted a penalty stoke opportunity with just 3:52 remaining in the opening stanza.
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