Athletic News

Field Hockey Selected to Class A Championship Tournament

Carly Barbato – November 12, 2018

As announced yesterday by NEPSAC, the Deerfield varsity field hockey team earned the #6 seed in the Class A Championship bracket. In the opening round quarterfinal game, the Big Green will travel to Greenwich, CT to face #3 ranked Convent of the Sacred Heart. Game time is set for 2:15pm.

This season, the Big Green posted a 12-2-1 regular season record, registering 57 goals so far while only conceding 14. Averaging 3.8 goals per game and a 0.9 goals against average.

The Big Green and the Sacred Heart Tigers have not met prior to Wednesday’s upcoming contest however, they have shared several common opponents this season including; Taft, Westminster, Loomis, Hotchkiss, Greenwich Academy, and Choate. Most recently, Sacred Heart edged the Wild Boars 5-0 while, the Big Green concluded their regular season game schedule, with an impressive 8-0 victory over rival Choate in Wallingford, CT.  The Doors will enter post-season play on a two-game winning streak.

Congratulations to the girls varsity field hockey team and coaches on advancing into the post-season this fall! We look forward to watching your winning ways continue on Wednesday!

Go Big Green!