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Field Hockey Freshman Bente van Vlijmen Nets Three of Five Weekend Scores

Freshman forward Bente van Vlijmen had a stellar weekend, scoring three of Harvard’s five goals to lead the group over Yale by a 2-0 score and No. 19 Maine by a 3-1 count.

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Field Hockey Sweeps Opponents During Homestand

​In a pair of matchups that featured the first Ancient Eight game of the year and a clash against a ranked team, the Harvard field hockey team left the Berylson Family Field Hockey Field with a pair of victories under its belt after defeating Yale and #19 Maine.

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Field Hockey Drops Weekend Slate

​This final weekend of action before the beginning of conference play was an opportunity for Harvard to tune-up one last time as the squad prepares to host Yale next Friday. But both games against Northeastern and UMass ended in disappointment for the Crimson.

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Athlete of the Week: Balleza Leads Field Hockey to Victory With Overtime Goal

Last week’s nail-biter against University of the Pacific was yet another moment in Balleza’s long history of stealing a win for Harvard. The forward notched both of Harvard’s goals off of a team leading five shots in the double overtime contest.

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Field Hockey Shut Out by UConn

After pulling through for an overtime win on Friday, the Crimson could not pull off back to back wins.

Art of the Hustle
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Art of the Hustle

The field hockey team hustles back on defense beneath the lights against Pacific. The game stretched well past sunset, finally ending in the 87th minute.

Art of the Hustle
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Field Hockey Outlasts Pacific in Double Overtime

Berylson Field witnessed déjà vu on Thursday night as Harvard claimed its second double-overtime win in only three games. The hosts notched the victory thanks to a blazing strike by senior forward and leading goal scorer Marissa Balleza.

Overtime Offense
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Overtime Offense

After an overtime win against Holy Cross on Friday, the Crimson faltered agains New Hampshire in double-overtime on Sunday.

Overtime Offense
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Women’s Field Hockey Splits Two Overtime Matchups

After an overtime win against Holy Cross on Friday, the Crimson faltered agains New Hampshire in double-overtime on Sunday

BATTLING BALEZZA
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Channeling Her Older Sister, Balleza Shines for the Crimson

The first time Harvard field hockey coach Tjerk van Herwaarden saw junior Marissa Balleza play, he was still an assistant coach at the University of Maryland and she was still just a freshman at Severna Park High School—a half hour away from College Park.

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Field Hockey Ends Season With Win Over Columbia

Co-captain Elizabeth Jacobson scored twice as the Crimson (9-8, 4-3 Ivy) finished off its season with a comprehensive 5-0 win over Columbia (9-8, 3-4) on Sunday afternoon.

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Field Hockey Splits A Pair of Weekend Games

The Harvard women’s field hockey team split its two games this past weekend, defeating Dartmouth on Saturday before falling to No. 12 Boston College on Sunday.

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Field Hockey Suffers One-Goal Defeat To Terriers

​With only three minutes left in the game, the Harvard women’s field hockey team was down 0-3. Drenched in the pouring rain, it looked as if they were going to be shutout for the second time of the season.

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Field Hockey's Upset Bid Comes Up Short Against Princeton

The Crimson came within minutes of upsetting No. 20 Princeton at Jordan Field, falling 2-1 in the end.

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Lack of Consistent Offense Leads to Two Losses for Field Hockey

​This past weekend marked a roller coaster performance for the Harvard women’s field hockey team. Despite strong play in its games against Cornell on Saturday and New Hampshire on Sunday, the Crimson dropped both games, and slipped into a tie for fourth in the Ivy League standings.