2016 News

March 17, 2017
11 Tigers Named to NFHCA National Academic Squad
Joan Matthews was named a NFHCA Scholar of Distinction based upon her academic success during the 2016 season.

March 9, 2017
Tiger Field Hockey Named NFHCA National Academic Team
The National Academic Team Award recognizes those institutions that achieved a minimum team grade-point average of 3.0 during the first semester of the 2016-17 academic year.

November 28, 2016
Tigers Land Three on NFHCA All-Region Squads
Michelle Murray earned first team honors, while Blaine Donnelly and Maddie Goelz were given the nod for second team honors.

November 8, 2016
NCAC Names All-Conference Field Hockey Team
Five Tigers were named all-conference; Michelle Murray led the list with First Team All-NCAC recognition.

November 7, 2016
Tigers Land Two on NCAC All-Tournament Team
Fluer Vaandrager and Audrey Coler landed on the 2016 NCAC All Tournament Team for their stellar play over the weekend.

November 1, 2016
Murray Selected to Play in Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA Division III Senior Game
The 2016 Victory Sports Tours/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Senior Game roster was announced on Wednesday with 72 student-athletes selected as either participants or alternates for the contest held on Saturday, November 19th at 4 p.m. (Eastern) at William Smith College.

October 29, 2016
Tigers Blank Earlham 2-0 in NCAC Finale
Wittenberg field hockey dropped the Quakers of Earlham for the second time in 2016, as the Tigers played themselves right into the NCAC Tournament on Saturday.

October 26, 2016
Donnelly's Hat-Trick Leads Tigers Past Battling Bishops
Wittenberg field hockey put on an offensive show on Wednesday night against Ohio Wesleyan, as the Tigers exploded for six goals to move to 10-8, 8-6 in 2016.

October 23, 2016
Field Hockey Blanks Oberlin 2-0 in NCAC Win
Wittenberg field hockey got back to .500 on the year with a 2-0 win over Oberlin on Sunday. The Tigers are now 8-8 in 2016 and 6-6 in NCAC play.

October 15, 2016
Wittenberg Field Hockey Drops 1-0 Decision to Kenyon
Despite producing only two shots in the match, the Lords escaped with a 1-0 NCAC victory, as the Tigers fell to 7-7 overall and 5-5 in NCAC play.

October 2, 2016
Tigers Blanked at Centre; 2-0
Wittenberg has been a goal scoring machine as of late, but the Tiger offense was stifled by Centre, as Wittenberg dropped the match 2-0.

October 1, 2016
Tigers Improve to 5-2 in NCAC Play with 3-1 Win Over Earlham
The Tigers scored early and late to earn the NCAC victory, as the home team got on the board twice in the first half, and again in the second half.

September 28, 2016
Trexler's Hat-Trick Lifts Tigers Over Battling Bishops
Wittenberg downed OWU 5-1 in the NCAC match, as the Tigers produced 40 shots total.

September 26, 2016
Trexler Named NCAC Player of the Week
Wittenberg junior forward Riley Trexler led the Tigers to a pair of NCAC victories last week scoring four goals and adding an assist for nine total points.

September 23, 2016
Red Hot Second Half Lifts Tigers Over Fighting Scots; 3-2
Wittenberg came alive in the second half, netting three quick goals to down Wooster 3-2

September 18, 2016
Tigers Hang Tight With Kenyon, but Fall Short in Overtime 2-1
The Tigers took the Lords to overtime in the match, but the 1-1 tie was broken in the 81st minute of action, as Kenyon was able to send a shot into the cage to secure the victory.

September 13, 2016
Coler Strikes Twice, Including Game-Winner in Overtime as Tigers win 2-1
Audrey Coler scored twice against Denison on Tuesday, as her second goal gave the Tigers the match in overtime.

September 11, 2016
Tiger's Offense Fires on All Cylinders in 6-1 Victory
Wittenberg produced 21 shots in the game, defeating Concordia of Wisconsin 6-1 behind Riley Trexler's three goals.

September 7, 2016
NCAC Play Opens Up for Field Hockey with 3-2 Loss to DePauw
Audrey Coler and Riley Trexler netted two goals in the second half for the Tigers, but DePauw struck last, claiming the victory.

September 4, 2016
Tiger Field Hockey Bounces Back, Drops University of the South 4-2
Wittenberg’s field hockey team came out on top in the match, beating out Sewanee 4-2. Key goals came off of the sticks of sophomore Blaine Donnelly and junior Riley Trexler, as the pair recorded two goals apiece.

September 1, 2016
Tiger Field Hockey Falls 3-2 in Season Opener to Washington and Jefferson
Wittenberg jumped out to an early lead, but it was the Presidents who netted a goal late to win 3-2 on the road.

August 25, 2016
Wittenberg Field Hockey Picked to Finish Fourth in Preseason NCAC Poll
The 2016 NCAC field hockey season kicks off with non-conference games on Thursday, September 1st, while the first NCAC games kick off September 7th.