2006 News

  • Press Release: Wittenberg Field Hockey Team Earns Academic Awards
    March 13, 2007
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — On the field, the Wittenberg University field hockey team enjoyed a successful season, placing second in the North Coast Athletic Conference before falling in the conference tournament semifinals. However, it was the team's performance in the classroom that really made this team remarkable.
  • 2006 Season In Review
    November 28, 2006
    The Wittenberg Tiger field hockey team returned 11 letterwinners for the 2006 season, including eight starters, and added five talented freshmen to the mix. Finally settled into a rhythm after a slow start, the Tigers gathered themselves to win nine of 12 games during one stretch of the season, part of a 26th consecutive non-losing season.
  • Thirty-Six Student-Athletes, Coaches Earn Fall All-Conference Awards
    November 22, 2006
    One of the most successful fall sports seasons in Wittenberg history was capped by a tremendous haul of postseason awards from the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC).
  • News Release: Rachel Dunn Makes First-Team To Highlight Wittenberg All-NCAC Selections
    November 20, 2006
    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Wooster freshman forward Amanda Artman and Denison junior midfielder Read Powel have been named Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year to highlight the 2006 All-North Coast Athletic Conference field hockey selections.
  • Press Release: Rachel Dunn Earns All-America Honors
    November 20, 2006
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — For the 2006 Wittenberg field hockey team, there was always one constant - the sight of senior midfielder/defender Rachel Dunn, class of 2007 from Pittsburgh, Pa., flying around the field, making plays on both offense and defense that led her team to records of 11-7 overall and 9-3 in the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC).
  • Press Release: Wittenberg Field Hockey Standouts Earn All-Region Honors
    November 15, 2006
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Following a solid 2006 season in which the Wittenberg field hockey team finished with an 11-7 overall record and placed second in the North Coast Athletic Conference, three players have been recognized with All-Great Lakes Region honors.
  • Wittenberg Falls To Kenyon In NCAC Tournament Semifinals
    November 01, 2006
    The Wittenberg Tigers just couldn't get much going Wednesday on their home turf at Edwards-Maurer Field, and by game's end they were looking at the short end of a 5-1 score against the Kenyon College Ladies.
  • Tigers Fall In Season Finale To Regular Season Champ Wooster
    October 28, 2006
    On a windy Saturday afternoon, the Wittenberg field hockey team recognized its four seniors while embracing the tough challenge ahead in the visiting Wooster Fighting Scots.
  • One Month Later, Tigers Top Oberlin In Overtime Again
    October 21, 2006
    The Wittenberg Tigers have made a living this season by winning the close games, so it should have come as no surprise that they would clinch second place in the North Coast Athletic Conference with a nailbiting 3-2 victory over Oberlin.
  • Tigers Clutch Again With Overtime Win Over Denison
    October 18, 2006
    During a long conference season, teams have to find ways to win, even when things do not appear to be going their way.
  • Tigers Fall On Road To Bellarmine In Non-Conference Finale
    October 15, 2006
    The Wittenberg Tigers hit the road during Fall Break weekend to play their 2006 nonconference finale, but the trip ended on a disappointing note with a 4-1 loss to NCAA Division II Bellarmine in a game played at the University of Louisville.
  • Tigers Top Ohio Wesleyan For Key NCAC Road Win
    October 12, 2006
    Good teams win key games on the road. Teams coming together at just the right time in hopes of a conference championship run dominate those games.
  • Tigers Keep Pace In NCAC With Win Over Earlham
    October 10, 2006
    After a disappointing loss to conference power Wooster over the weekend the Tigers needed to get back on track against Earlham.
  • Tigers Drop Battle For First Place At Wooster
    October 07, 2006
    A showdown between the top two teams in the North Coast Athletic Conference standings turned into a rout Saturday as the visiting Wittenberg Tigers absorbed a 5-0 loss at Wooster.
  • Tigers Shut Out Kenyon For Fifth Straight Win
    September 30, 2006
    Statistically, Wittenberg University 2-0 field hockey win over Kenyon College was nothing short of textbook.
  • Tigers Win Fourth Straight NCAC Game
    September 26, 2006
    The Wittenberg Tigers took another significant step forward Tuesday, rallying for their fourth straight North Coast Athletic Conference victory. This time, the victim was Denison, by a narrow 2-1 margin - on the road.
  • Tigers Win Overtime Thriller Over Oberlin
    September 23, 2006
    On a wet and rainy afternoon at Edwards-Maurer Field, the Wittenberg field hockey team played with something to prove to last year's North Coast Athletic Conference champion Oberlin, defeating the Yeowomen 5-4 in overtime.
  • Tigers Escape With Overtime Win At Earlham
    September 21, 2006
    All's well that ends well. The Wittenberg Tigers took to the road on Thursday and nearly lost a stunner to the Earlham Quakers before pulling out an improbable 5-4 overtime victory.
  • Tiger Offense Breaks Out In 4-0 Win Over OWU
    September 20, 2006
    The Wittenberg Tigers have had an uneven start to the 2006 season, leading up to perhaps their finest effort of the season.
  • Wittenberg Stumbles Against Rhodes
    September 16, 2006
    The Wittenberg Tigers were hoping to carry over some of the momentum from their overtime victory over DePauw last weekend, but the Tigers got behind early and were unable to rally, falling to Rhodes, 3-1.
  • Wittenberg Rallies For Improbable Win Over DePauw
    September 10, 2006
    In boxing terms, the Wittenberg Tigers were barely able to keep the fight going Sunday.
  • Tigers Drop NCAC Opener To Kenyon
    September 09, 2006
    The Wittenberg Tigers opened the North Coast Athletic Conference portion of the 2006 field hockey schedule with a 1-0 home loss to Kenyon.
  • Wittenberg Bounces Back With Win Over Notre Dame
    September 03, 2006
    A day after getting outshot 27-2 by one of the top teams in the nation, the Wittenberg Tigers showed some moxie Sunday, claiming a 1-0 victory over the College of Notre Dame (Md.) in the final game of the Black-Eyed Susan Tournament at Villa Julie College.
  • Wittenberg Falls To Powerhouse Rowan In Tournament, Season Opener
    September 02, 2006
    The youthful Wittenberg Tigers knew they would have to grow up quickly in the opening weekend of the 2006 season, and some painful lessons were learned in a 4-0 loss to Rowan in the first round of the Black-Eyed Susan Tournament at Villa Julie College.
  • News Release: Tigers Picked To Finish Third In NCAC Preseason Poll
    August 31, 2006
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Defending regular season and NCAC tournament champion Oberlin has emerged as the favorite in preseason balloting by NCAC field hockey coaches. The Yeowomen paced all teams in the poll with four of seven first-place votes for 41 points to edge Wooster, which totalled 35 points and one first-place nod. Wittenberg finished third with 30 points and one first-place vote, followed by Kenyon with 29 points and the final first-place vote. Denison was right behind in fifth with 27 points.
  • 2006 Season Outlook
    August 31, 2006
    The Wittenberg field hockey team enters the 2006 season with plenty of optimism, thanks in part to a strong senior class that is motivated to return to the top of the North Coast Athletic Conference after a second-place finish a year ago.