TAGD
Ice Hockey MM
Ivy Foes Campaign
Article Image
Courtesy: Beverly Schaefer

No. 9 Field Hockey Wins Outright Ivy League Title, Goes Perfect in Ivy Play

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 11/09/2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS

Box Score

The No. 9 Princeton field hockey team can once again call itself the Ivy League’s best, winning the outright conference crown after completing its eighth perfect 7-0 slate in 11 years.

The final obstacle en route to their 22nd overall and 19th in the past 20 years Ivy title was Penn. After a brief tie in the score, the Tigers responded with four unanswered goals to win 5-1 over the Quakers Saturday in Philadelphia.

Princeton will now head to the NCAA tournament for 19th time, including 10th consecutive season. The Tigers await the NCAA Selection Show on Sunday at 10 p.m. on NCAA.com for seeding and opening round opponent and location.

Freshman Cat Caro opened the scoring in the third minute, picking up a deflected shot to extend her scoring streak to six consecutive games.

Penn attempted to make things interesting and knotted things up in the 14th minute, connecting on its own rebounded shot off a corner.

With their outright title hopes on the line, the Tigers took control of the game and never relinquished it.

Michelle Cesan responded in the 16th minute, lifting Princeton to a 2-1 lead. She received the ball in the midfield, drove it into the circle and sent a backhanded shot past Penn goalkeeper Carly Sokach.

Princeton added an insurance goal two minutes later, this time on a penalty corner direct piece. Cesan served in the ball to Annabeth Donovan, who stopped it for Amanda Bird to sail it in to the cage from the left side.

The second half saw two more Tiger goals, first from Allison Evans in the 58th minute. She scored following a set piece following a Penn MaryRose Croddick yellow card.

Cesan added a final dagger in the 69th minute, scoring on a rebound off a corner. Her first half game-winner marked the third in a four-game span for the tri-captain and seventh goal in seven games.

Princeton held advantages in shots, 28-6, shots on goal, 19-5, and corners, 13-4. Goalie Anya Gersoff made four saves.

SOCIAL MEDIA

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

TIGERBLOG

ENEWS

Hyatt New
SCHEDULE
PNC Schedule
> Full Schedule and Results
February
27
Friday
Baseball
at LSU
- 8:00 PM
February
28
Saturday
Baseball
at LSU
- 4:00 PM
March
01
Sunday
Baseball
at LSU
- 12:00 PM
March
06
Friday
Baseball
at UNC-Greensboro
- 4:00 PM
March
07
Saturday
Baseball
at UNC-Greensboro
- 1:00 PM
Baseball
at UNC-Greensboro
- 4:30 PM
March
08
Sunday
Baseball
at UNC-Greensboro
- 1:00 PM
March
13
Friday
Baseball
at Maryland
- 4:00 PM
March
14
Saturday
Baseball
at Maryland
- 2:00 PM
March
15
Sunday
Baseball
at Maryland
- 1:00 PM
March
17
Tuesday
Baseball
at ECU
- 6:30 PM
March
18
Wednesday
Baseball
at ECU
- 6:30 PM
March
20
Friday
Baseball
at Navy
- 3:00 PM
March
21
Saturday
Baseball
at Navy
- 12:00 PM
Baseball
at Navy
- 3:30 PM
March
22
Sunday
Baseball
at Navy
- 1:00 PM
March
24
Tuesday
Baseball
at Seton Hall
- 3:30 PM
March
28
Saturday
Baseball
vs. Brown
- 12:00 PM
Baseball
vs. Brown
- 3:30 PM
March
29
Sunday
Baseball
vs. Yale
- 12:00 PM
Baseball
vs. Yale
- 3:30 PM
April
04
Saturday
Baseball
at Harvard
- 12:00 PM
Baseball
at Harvard
- 3:30 PM
April
05
Sunday
Baseball
at Dartmouth
- 12:00 PM
Baseball
at Dartmouth
- 3:30 PM
stop