2009 News

  • Field Hockey, Swimming Standouts Earn Academic All-District Honors
    May 21, 2010
    Field hockey standout Kelley Herde, class of 2011 from Louisville, Ky., and swimming and diving standout Rachel Lee, class of 2012 from Hickory, NC, have been recognized for the combination of their athletic and academic accomplishments with CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America College Division All-District IV honors, respectively.
  • Field Hockey Standout Co-Authors National Magazine Article With Mother
    March 02, 2010
    Hannah Scheckelhoff, class of 2011 from Columbus, Ohio, has shown excellence on the field for three years as a standout for the Wittenberg University field hockey team. Following the publication of her first nationally published article in Library Media Connection (LMC) in October 2009, co-written with her mother, Terrie Scheckelhoff, her fine writing skills are also on display.
  • Forty-Two Student-Athletes Earn 2009 Fall All-Conference Awards
    December 08, 2009
    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: Boo Vernon Earns Third-Team All-America Honors
    November 25, 2009
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Wittenberg University field hockey standout Boo Vernon, class of 2011 from Lake Bluff, Ill., was rewarded for her outstanding 2009 season with third-team All-America awards from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) and womensfieldhockey.com.
  • News Release: Five Tigers Selected To All-Great Lakes Region Teams
    November 19, 2009
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Five Wittenberg University field hockey student-athletes were rewarded for their outstanding 2009 season with All-Great Lakes Region awards from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
  • News Release: Six Tigers, Led By Defensive POY Meredith Price, Earn All-NCAC Honors
    November 18, 2009
    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Wooster senior Amanda Artman and Wittenberg junior Meredith Price have been named Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year to highlight the 2009 All-North Coast Athletic Conference field hockey selections. Five Tigers earned first-team honors and one player was selected to the second team.
  • Tigers Fall To Lebanon Valley In NCAA Tournament First Round
    November 11, 2009
    The Wittenberg Tigers were unable to write a fairy tale ending to their fine 2009 season, dropping a first round NCAA Division III Tournament game at Lebanon Valley by a score of 9-0.
  • News Release: Tigers Earn Eighth Berth In NCAA Division III Tournament
    November 09, 2009
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — For the first time since 2004, the Wittenberg University field hockey team has earned the opportunity to play in the NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • Tigers Stunned In NCAC Tournament Semifinals By Ohio Wesleyan
    November 04, 2009
    For the first time in 2009, the Wittenberg Tigers were held without a goal, and the result was a 1-0 overtime loss to Ohio Wesleyan in the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Tournament semifinals.
  • Tigers Pick Up Share Of Conference Title With Win Over Oberlin
    October 31, 2009
    he Wittenberg Tigers sent their two seniors - defensive backs Tori Vogelgesang (Cincinnati, Ohio/St. Ursula) and Bonnie Kenney (Lutherville, Md./Park School) - out on a high note with an emphatic 6-0 victory over visiting Oberlin.
  • Tigers Defeat Earlham To Stay In First-Place Race
    October 21, 2009
    Only one game remains in the North Coast Athletic Conference field hockey regular season, and the Wittenberg Tigers are in a dead heat with the College of Wooster for first place, both picking up wins Wednesday night and both owners of 9-2 NCAC records.
  • Tigers' Streak Halted By Houghton
    October 19, 2009
    Non-conference opponent Houghton brought the Wittenberg field hockey team's five-game winning streak to an end Monday night, as the Tigers fell by a final score of 3-2.
  • Wittenberg Rolls To Fifth Straight Win
    October 15, 2009
    The Wittenberg field hockey team won their fifth-straight game and their seventh-straight North Coast Athletic Conference match with a 3-2 edging of Kenyon to soar to 8-2 in league action and 10-3 overall.
  • Tigers Defeat Ohio Wesleyan For Fourth Straight Win
    October 13, 2009
    The Wittenberg field hockey team powered past the Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops by a final score of 4-2, capping off their fourth-straight North Coast Athletic Conference and overall win to move to 9-3 overall and 7-2 in the NCAC.
  • Wittenberg Upsets NCAC-Leading Wooster At Home
    October 10, 2009
    Already on a two-game conference win streak, the Wittenberg field hockey team shutout North Coast Athletic Conference-leader the College of Wooster by a final margin of 2-0 Saturday afternoon.
  • News Release: Friend of Field Hockey Challenges Wittenberg Students To Fill Edwards-Maurer Field For Key Game Oct. 10
    October 09, 2009
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — With first place in the 2009 North Coast Athletic Conference field hockey standings on the line, a friend of the university has issued a challenge to Wittenberg students. If at least 400 students attend the Tigers' key NCAC game against defending champion Wooster, which is scheduled to start at noon Saturday, Oct. 10, at historic Edwards-Maurer Field, the friend of the team will make a $500 donation to the university's Department of Athletics and Recreation.
  • Tigers Grab Second Straight NCAC Road Win At Denison
    October 07, 2009
    The Wittenberg field hockey team turned the tables on Denison Wednesday night, returning the favor with a 3-0 win after dropping the season opener to the Big Red by a 3-2 margin.
  • Tigers Bounce Back With 6-0 Win Over Oberlin
    October 03, 2009
    The Wittenberg Tigers made the long trip to Oberlin a winning one with a dominating 6-0 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) victory over the Yeowomen.
  • Tigers Fall To National Power Salisbury At Home
    September 26, 2009
    The Wittenberg field hockey team dropped a 5-1 decision Saturday afternoon at Edwards-Maurer Field, falling to the national second-ranked Salisbury Sea Gulls despite a stiff defensive stand in the first half.
  • Tigers Earn First Shutout With Win Over Ohio Wesleyan
    September 24, 2009
    The Wittenberg field hockey team manufactured two goals off penalty corners and added a third to take down North Coast Athletic Conference opponent Ohio Wesleyan 3-0 on the road Thursday evening. The Tigers earned their first winning conference record of the season by moving to 3-2 with the win, and 5-2 overall.
  • Tigers Handle Earlham With Three Second Half Goals
    September 22, 2009
    The Wittenberg field hockey team made the most of their homecoming, taking a 5-2 decision over Earlham Tuesday night at Edwards-Maurer Field.
  • Wittenberg Takes Tumble At Defending Conference Champion Wooster
    September 19, 2009
    The Wittenberg Tigers got off to a slow start and never found a way to rally in a 7-2 loss to unbeaten Wooster.
  • Clash Of The Tigers Comes Down To The Wire
    September 16, 2009
    The Wittenberg Tiger field hockey team made it three straight with a win over the DePauw Tigers at home Wednesday night, coming away with a hard-fought 4-3 victory in the last four minutes of the game.
  • Tigers Win Shootout Against Lindenwood
    September 13, 2009
    The Wittenberg Tigers have established an identity through three games in the 2009 season.
  • Tigers Rally To Capture Key Overtime Win Over Kenyon
    September 12, 2009
    Eleven days after opening the 2009 season with a disappointing 3-2 home loss to North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) rival Denison, the Wittenberg Tigers picked themselves up and salvaged a thrilling 4-3 overtime victory over visiting NCAC rival Kenyon.
  • Early Lead Not Enough To Sustain A Win In 2009 Opener
    September 01, 2009
    The Wittenberg Field Hockey team got the season started Tuesday night, but not in the preferred fashion.
  • 2009 Season Outlook
    August 20, 2009
    Wittenberg University's field hockey program is on a quest for a 20th consecutive winning season in 2009, the first of several lofty goals for fifth-year Head Coach Diana Goggins' squad.
  • News Release: Tigers Raise Money To Fight Childhood Cancer With Alex's Lemonade Stand At NCAC Play Day
    April 17, 2009
    As the 2009 "non-traditional" spring season comes to a close for the Wittenberg field hockey team, the stakes have risen exponentially. In memory of Kristin Hope Kuser, the niece of Head Coach Diana Goggins who died of neuroblastoma in 2008 at the age of seven, the Tigers are organizing an Alex's Lemonade Stand during the NCAC "play day" scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at Ohio State.