Field Hockey Ranked No. 10 In First National Poll
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Sept. 9, 2003 – The Springfield College field hockey team is ranked No. 10 in the first STX/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III Poll of the season, released today.
The Pride (2-0) opened the 2003 campaign winning its seventh-consecutive Springfield Invitational title on Sunday, defeating Westfield State, 2-1, in the semifinals, and Hartwick (N.Y.) College, 3-0, in the championship. It was the fifth-consecutive year the Pride has beaten Hartwick in the tournament final.
Springfield College junior back Kim Stevens (North Knox, Maine)
was named the tournament MVP and joined senior Katie Olson (Windham, Maine)
on the All-Tournament Team.
Head coach Dottie Zenaty
is in her 34th year on the SC sidelines. Since moving to Division III in 1995, the Pride has made three NCAA Division III Tournament appearances, including the national semifinals in 1999, and the national championship game in 2000.
Head Coach Melissa Sharpe
After nine years as head coach of the Pride, Melissa Sharpe has continued the tradition of winning on the field hockey turf, posting an impressive 130-68 record, good for a winning percentage of .656 at the helm of her alma mater. Read more
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