2016 Field Hockey News

  • Sweet Briar Breaks Ground On New Tennis Courts
    April 17, 2017
    SWEET BRIAR, Va. — Sweet Briar College this month broke ground on a renovation of its home tennis courts. The College anticipates completing the project by the end of May — just in time for Reunion and summer tennis camps.
  • NFHCA Taps Three Sweet Briar Players For Academic Achievement
    March 16, 2017
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association has announced its academic awards for the 2016 season, and three Sweet Briar College players have been honored. Emily Dodson, Kiley Jolicoeur and Jessica Lusby were all named to the Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad.
  • 2017 Athletics and Riding Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
    February 16, 2017
    Sweet Briar's Athletics and Riding programs are excited to announce this year's inductees for the Hall of Fame. These alumnae bring pride and recognition to the College through their achievements at Sweet Briar, professional accomplishments, and ongoing support of their alma mater.
  • Sweet Briar College Names Meredith Woo As Next President
    February 07, 2017
    Sweet Briar College today announced the appointment of noted scholar, liberal arts advocate, experienced administrator and global leader for women’s education Meredith Woo as the College’s 13th president. She will succeed Phillip C. Stone, who will retire in May 2017.
  • Hockey Named 2016-17 NCAA Division III Statistical Champion
    January 09, 2017
    The NCAA announced their statistical champions for the 2016 fall season and the Sweet Briar College field hockey team was honored for leading Division III in defensive saves.
  • SAAC and Chaplain's Office Hosting Holiday Gift Drive
    November 16, 2016
    The Sweet Briar SAAC and Chaplain's Office are once again joining forces to provide gifts for local children in need this holiday season. In the FAC lobby is an angel tree with information on different children at Miriam's House, a shelter serving homeless single women or mothers and their children in Lynchburg.
  • Hockey Honors Seniors In Season Finale
    October 29, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- For the final time in 2016, the Sweet Briar College field hockey team was in action, hosting Randolph-Macon College. An offensive explosion in the second half led the Yellow Jackets to an 8-0 victory.
  • Sweet Briar Hockey Squares Off With W&L
    October 27, 2016
    LEXINGTON, Va.- The Sweet Briar College field hockey team spent Thursday night at Washington & Lee University facing off against the Generals. W&L proved why it's the top scoring program in the ODAC and currently sitting second in the conference standings with an 11-0 victory.
  • Dooms Shines Against Eastern Mennonite
    October 25, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- The Sweet Briar College field hockey team hosted Eastern Mennonite University on Tuesday afternoon for an Old Dominion Athletic Conference clash. The Royals came out victorious in the match, 7-0.
  • Vixen Hockey Begins Busy Week With Match At Ferrum
    October 23, 2016
    FERRUM, Va.- The Sweet Briar College field hockey team played their first of four games in a week with a non-conference battle at Ferrum College. The host Panthers topped the Vixens, 10-0.
  • Schedule Changes Announced For Field Hockey
    October 19, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- Changes have been announced to the 2016 Sweet Briar College field hockey schedule.
  • Vixen Field Hockey Squares Off With Virginia Wesleyan
    October 19, 2016
    NORFOLK, Va.- The Sweet Briar College field hockey team traveled to Virginia Wesleyan University for an ODAC field hockey clash on Wednesday afternoon. The Marlins emerged victorious, 12-0.
  • Vixen Hockey Takes On Maroons
    October 15, 2016
    SALEM, Va.- The Sweet Briar College field hockey team paid a visit to Roanoke College on Saturday afternoon for an Old Dominion Athletic Conference clash. The host Maroons won the contest, 9-0.
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference Celebrates 40 Years
    October 14, 2016
    FOREST, Va. --- The conclusion of the 2015-16 athletic seasons etched 40 years of competition in the ODAC into the history books. In celebration of the accomplishments of conference member teams, coaches, and athletes, the ODAC will feature key milestones throughout the first 40 years of the conference.
  • Vixen Hockey Versus Eastern Mennonite Postponed
    October 08, 2016
    Due to rain and the projected forecast for today, the Sweet Briar College field hockey matchup against ODAC rival Eastern Mennonite has been postponed. No makeup date has been set yet, but check back to vixenathletics.com for the latest updates.
  • Field Hockey Welcomes Lynchburg To Campus
    October 04, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- A warm and sunny day on the campus of Sweet Briar College saw the Vixen field hockey team hosting the Lynchburg College Hornets.
  • Hockey Goes To Battle With Shenandoah
    October 01, 2016
    WINCHESTER, Va.- The Sweet Briar College field hockey team traveled to Shenandoah University Saturday afternoon for a conference matchup.
  • SBC Hockey Battles with Phoenix
    September 25, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- Playing for the second time in as many days, the Sweet Briar College field hockey team hosted Wilson College on Sunday afternoon. The visiting Phoenix scored three first-half goals on their way to a 6-0 victory.
  • Vixen Hockey Opens Road Campaign at Belmont Abbey
    September 24, 2016
    BELMONT, N.C.- The Sweet Briar College field hockey team played their first road game of the season on Saturday afternoon when they took on nonconference foe Belmont Abbey College.
  • Vixen Hockey Battles Blazers
    September 16, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- The Sweet Briar College field hockey team concluded its season opening four-game home stand with a match against Hood College on Friday evening. The visiting Blazers came out of the gates fast on their way to a 10-0 victory.
  • Cedar Crest Gets By Vixen Hockey
    September 11, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- The Sweet Briar College field hockey team hosted Cedar Crest College on Sunday morning for their third-straight home game to open their season. The visiting Falcons netted five first-half goals on their way to an 8-0 victory.
  • Hockey Battles With Notre Dame of Maryland
    September 03, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- Playing for the second time in three days, the Sweet Briar College field hockey team hosted Notre Dame of Maryland University on Saturday afternoon. The Gators proved to be too much for the Vixens, winning 5-0.
  • Vixen Hockey Opens Season Against Bridgewater
    September 01, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- Preseason is officially over and it's game time for the Sweet Briar College field hockey team. The Vixens opened their season at home by hosting the defending ODAC champion Bridgewater College Eagles.
  • Sweet Briar Fall Athletics Preview
    August 31, 2016
    Another season of Vixen athletics is just around the corner and with Sweet Briar's return to ODAC play after a one-year hiatus, it is certain to be a fun and eventful fall.
  • 46 Sweet Briar Student-Athletes Named To ODAC All-Academic Team
    July 15, 2016
    FOREST, VA- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced their 2015-16 All-Academic Team, which features 46 Sweet Briar College student-athletes.
  • Vixens Best Alfred University To Win Best Mascot Tournament
    July 07, 2016
    Sweet Briar, VA- With over 110,000 votes being cast and 40,000 of them coming in the final 10 hours, the Sweet Briar College Vixens edged out the Alfred University Saxons in the championship round of the Sports Illustrated: Campus Rush Division III Best Mascot Tournament.