A large contingent of Saint Michael's College students who have studied away from campus during the 2016-17 school year and this summer are also Purple Knight student-athletes, as 26 among the 130 who took advantage of the opportunity through the College's Study Abroad Office donned Purple and Gold during the academic year.
Saint Michael's College had 219 student-athletes qualify for the Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll for the spring semester, including 17 that posted a 4.0 grade-point average last semester.
As part of a campaign shining a light on cystic fibrosis, the Saint Michael's College field hockey team has been featured in a recent video highlighting the squad's five-year relationship with a local youth living with the illness.
The Saint Michael's College Department of Athletics announced its 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame class on Tuesday, with four new members and the 1957-58 men's basketball team set to be enshrined at the 29th Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday evening, Sept. 16, at the Roy Room in the College's Dion Family Student Center.
Purple and gold balloons arched the entryway at St. Michael’s College’s student lounge as Maureen Eddy moseyed through a tunnel of raised field hockey sticks last weekend, a group of 25 women cheering her on.
The Saint Michael's College field hockey team will be honored on Tuesday at the Vermont Statehouse at 10 a.m. thanks to its long-time relationship with Team IMPACT and a local family whose daughters both battle cystic fibrosis.
For the third straight year, the Saint Michael's College field hockey team is helping community members sign up to become organ donors, organizing a drive in the Alliot Student Center through Donate Life New England that concludes on Friday.
The Saint Michael's College field hockey team was part of a sport-wide initiative in NCAA Division II to help support MacKenzie Greenberg, a sophomore at Northeast-10 Conference counterpart Stonehill College who is battling cancer, by running a Mack Strong 5K relay on Duffy Field on Saturday.
Seventeen members of the Saint Michael's College field hockey team qualified for the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Collegiate Division II National Academic Squad for this past fall, while the Purple Knights earned an NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Team Award for the 13th consecutive year.
Saint Michael's College field hockey senior Monica Miles (Dover-Foxcroft, Maine/Foxcroft Academy) and junior Jenna Deschaine (Claremont, N.H./Stevens) were among 86 student-athletes across seven sports selected for a Northeast-10 Conference Academic All-Conference honor for the fall semester.
Saint Michael's College field hockey senior Abby Dusha (Greenwich, N.Y./Greenwich Central School) has been selected to compete in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division II Senior Game on Nov. 19 at Stonehill College at 3 p.m.
Saint Michael's College field hockey senior Abby Dusha (Greenwich, N.Y./Greenwich Central School), junior Jenna Deschaine (Claremont, N.H./Stevens) and sophomore Maddy Dobecki (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) all landed selections to the Northeast-10 Conference All-Conference second team on Wednesday.
Saint Michael's College field hockey senior Abigail Bowie (Readfield, Maine/Kents Hill School) was named Northeast-10 Conference Goalkeeper of the Week for the week ending on Sunday, Oct. 30, while classmate Carolyn Avery (Lexington, Mass./Lexington) and junior Jenna Deschaine (Claremont, N.H./Stevens) landed spots on the NE-10 Weekly Honor Roll.
Thanks to seniors producing both goals and a shutout during their final career games, the Saint Michael's College field hockey team blanked Southern Connecticut State University, 2-0, on Saturday during Northeast-10 Conference play at Jess Dow Field.
Senior Carolyn Avery (Lexington, Mass./Lexington) scored with 4:29 remaining in the first overtime to give the Saint Michael's College field hockey team a 2-1 victory over American International College in her final contest at Duffy Field on Wednesday.
The Saint Michael's College field hockey team will continue its work raising awareness about Cystic Fibrosis by fundraising toward the cause on Wednesday when the Purple Knights host American International College at 3 p.m. on Duffy Field during their home finale.
Monica Miles was always close with her cousins. They grew up in New England, all within a couple of hours’ drive. As kids, she and her cousin Troy Pappas spent a lot of time together at the family lake house, especially on the Fourth of July. They would go tubing, play board games and sometimes toss the football.
The Saint Michael's College field hockey team played its school-record sixth overtime game of the season on Tuesday, as Southern New Hampshire University first-year Laura van der Doorn scored nine seconds into the extra session for the game's only goal at Larkin Field.
True competitors know the offseason isn’t the time to kick back and relax, but the perfect opportunity to take their game to the next level. After playing in just one game as a freshman on the Saint Michael’s field hockey team, Newburyport native Morgan Johnston spent the winter, spring and summer working on her fitness, even hooking up with Peak Performance’s Jason Beauparlant to do agility and sprint work in an effort to better adapt to the college level.
Behind four goals in a matter of 8:38 of the second half, including a natural hat trick by senior Abby Dusha (Greenwich, N.Y./Greenwich Central School), the Saint Michael's College field hockey team blanked Mercy (N.Y.) College, 4-0, on Sunday at Duffy Field.
First-year Madison McGowan scored 2:33 into the second overtime period as Saint Michael's College fell to Pace University, 2-1, in Northeast-10 Conference field hockey action on Saturday at Duffy Field.
Senior Tori Ellis' goal 1:59 into overtime capped a wild final 15 minutes, as the Saint Michael's College field hockey team lost to Bentley University, 4-3, on Saturday during Northeast-10 Conference play at Duffy Field.
Saint Michael's College field hockey junior Jenna Deschaine (Claremont, N.H./Stevens) scored in the 90th minute on Tuesday to lift the Purple Knights to a 1-0, double-overtime victory against Franklin Pierce University during Northeast-10 Conference play at Sodexo Field.
The Saint Michael's College field hockey team participated in the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation's Great Strides walk at Burlington's Oakledge Park on Sept. 18 for the fifth straight year, helping a local family continue fighting the disease that afflicts both young daughters, including one that is a teammate of the squad through Team IMPACT.