Eighteen 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, all registering the minimum 3.30 semester grade-point average necessary to land the accolade.
Among the Purple Knights' five members of the Class of 2021, midfielder/forward Shelagh Fluharty (Fitchburg, Mass./Saint Bernard's Central Catholic) and goalkeeper Talia Torkomian (Lincoln, R.I./Lincoln) are this year's captains.
When Danielle Cummings signed with the Purple Knights’ field hockey team at St. Michael’s College, she had no idea she’d lose her first season to COVID-19. Cummings' season began in September, and the team moved carefully through a series of phases to limit contact.
Nearly 50 years on, field hockey holds the distinction of having been the first Saint Michael's women's team to capture a postseason tournament title or qualify for an NCAA Tournament.
Twenty years ago this fall, the Saint Michael's College field hockey team became the school's first women's program to qualify for an NCAA Tournament, capping a season that included a regular-season title early in the history of Northeast-10 Conference field hockey. We take a look back at the players, achievements and highlights of one of the most memorable sports seasons in College annals.
Saint Michael's College field hockey senior captain Shelagh Fluharty, also Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Secretary and Hope Happens Here High School Coordinator, discusses her mother also being a Purple Knight student-athlete on the latest episode of Knight Watch.
Saint Michael's College's annual Alumni & Family Week runs through Sunday, and we take a glance at student-athlete alumni who continue making headlines even after their time on campus.
When Saint Michael's College field hockey alumna Anna Hurley '20 found out about Team IMPACT, which pairs children managing challenging medical diagnoses with college student-athletes, she knew she wanted to help.
A large contingent of Saint Michael's College students who studied away from campus in various corners of the world during the 2019-20 school year were members of varsity athletic programs, as 25 student-athletes took advantage of the opportunity through the College's Study Abroad Office.
Saint Michael’s College head coach Carla Hesler recently announced that she has nine incoming student-athletes for the upcoming season with two of those being recent Colchester High graduates. Former Lakers Ciera Morse and Petra Bajuk have made the decision to stay close to home and become Purple Knights for Hesler.