No. 9 Princeton Field hockey (16–5) fell to No.1-ranked, defending national champions North Carolina (23–0) in the NCAA National Championship game on Sunday afternoon, by a score of 6–1.
After beating Virginia, Princeton field hockey will advance to the NCAA championship game to face North Carolina
No. 9 Field Hockey (15–4, 7–0 Ivy) upset the second-ranked UConn Huskies on Sunday afternoon in Storrs, Conn. to advance to the NCAA Final Four. The 2–0 victory was the sweetest form of revenge for the Tigers, who lost to the Huskies in overtime at home in September.
For the second time in three years, Princeton field hockey is the Ivy League champion.
Field hockey, sitting atop the Ivy League and nationally ranked, defeated Harvard and Cornell over fall break.
No. 8 field hockey (8–4 overall, 3–0 Ivy) put together a dominating performance to defeat Columbia (5–6, 1–2) by a score of 8–1 on Saturday afternoon at Bedford Field. The seven-goal win is the Tigers’ largest margin of victory since they defeated Brown last year 8–0.
The Tigers are back in action this Saturday when they will welcome Columbia to Bedford Field.
Princeton field hockey responded to a three-game losing streak with consecutive wins against Dartmouth and Delaware.
In the final week of non-conference play, field hockey dropped three games to ranked opponents. The Tigers fell to in state rival Rutgers, Connecticut, and Maryland each by one goal, and enter Ivy play with a 3–4 record.
This week, Princeton field hockey sits at sixth in the Penn Monto/NFHCA National Coaches Poll. The ranking comes as the Tigers prepare for the final games of their non-conference schedule.