2010 Clark University Field Hockey News

March 14, 2011
Cougars Collect National Academic Honors
Eight Clark University field hockey student-athletes have been named to the 2010 Gladiator by SGI / NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad it was announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association late last week.

November 22, 2010
Melkonian Named NFHCA All-American
Clark University sophomore Mel Melkonian (Worcester, Mass.) has been named second-team All-America by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) in conjunction with Longstreth it was announced today by NFHCA Executive Director Jennifer Goodrich.

November 18, 2010
Lennon, Melkonian Named All-Region
For the second time in as many seasons, Clark University sophomore Mel Melkonian (Worcester, Mass.) has been named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III First-Team All-Region squad it was announced by that body’s executive director, Jennifer Goodrich on Thursday morning.

November 9, 2010
Field Hockey Duo Named All Conference
For the second consecutive season multiple members of the Clark University field hockey team have been named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference team it was announced by the conference office on Tuesday.

November 2, 2010
Season Ends In 7-0 Quarterfinal Round Loss
Wheaton College junior Emily Asack scored a school-record five goals and the Lyons knocked off visiting Clark, 7-0, in the quarterfinal round of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey tournament on Tuesday afternoon.

November 1, 2010
Cougar Teams Set For Postseason Play
Both the Clark University field hockey and volleyball teams will take part in this week’s New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) postseason tournament with hopes of advancing to their respective NCAA Tournaments.

October 30, 2010
Cougars Strike Early, Often In 4-0 Win
Powered by four first half goals including three from sophomore Mel Melkonian (Worcester, Mass.) Clark University made its way into the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) postseason field hockey tournament with a 4-0 win over Wellesley College on Saturday afternoon.

October 28, 2010
Second Half Explosion Sparks 5-0 Win
Visiting Clark snapped a brief two-game slide with a convincing 5-0 win over Wheelock College in non-conference field hockey action Thursday evening on Windsor Field. The Cougars were powered by a four-goal performance from sophomore Mel Melkonian (Worcester, Mass.), who upped her school-record total to 29 for the season.

October 23, 2010
Cougars Downed In Overtime By Mount Holyoke, 3-2
Mount Holyoke freshman Stephanie Slysz (Hatfield, Mass.) scored the game-winning goal in the 82nd minute to lift visiting Mount Holyoke College to a thrilling 3-2 overtime win over Clark University in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey action on Saturday afternoon.

October 19, 2010
Clark Blanked By Springfield,, 3-0
The Springfield College field hockey team scored three times in the second half to secure a 3-0 conference win over Clark University in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action.

October 18, 2010
Melkonian Named NEWMAC Player Of The Week
For the second time this season and third time in her career, Clark sophomore Mel Melkonian (Worcester, Mass.) has been named New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey player of the week it was announced by the conference office on Monday.

October 16, 2010
Melkonian Nets Three More In Win Over WPI
Mel Melkonian scored all three goals to help propel Clark to a 3-0 road win over WPI in a NEWMAC field hockey contest played on Saturday afternoon. With the result, the Cougars are now 9-4 on the season and 2-3 in conference play while the Engineers slip to 4-9 overall and 0-5 in NEWMAC play.

October 13, 2010
Telegram & Gazette: Super Soph Melkonian Faces Up To Fame
Clark University sophomore Mel Melkonian isn’t a Sports Illustrated subscriber, but she and every member of her family have at least one copy of the May 31, 2010, issue, in which she was featured in the “Faces in the Crowd” section.

October 12, 2010
Melkonian's Record Night Lifts Cougars Past FSU, 4-1
Powered by the third hat trick of the season from sophomore Mel Melkonian (Worcester, Mass.), host Clark won its second straight contest – this one a 4-1 victory over Framingham State in non-league field hockey action on Tuesday evening at Granger Field.

October 9, 2010
Melkonian Sets New Mark In 5-1 Win
Five different Clark players scored goals and the host Cougars rolled to a convincing 5-1 win over Smith College in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey action on Saturday afternoon.

October 9, 2010
Melkonian Sets New Mark In 5-1 Win
Five different Clark players scored goals and the host Cougars rolled to a convincing 5-1 win over Smith College in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey action on Saturday afternoon. The win for Clark improves their record to 7-4, while the Pioneers drop their fourth consecutive contest to dip to 3-7. The victory also extends the Cougars’ winning streak over their NEWMAC rival to four straight and 10 of the last 11.

October 5, 2010
Fredlund, Babson Take 4-1 Win
On a night when the top two scorers in the nation were on the field, it was senior Sarah Fredlund (New Preston, Conn.) who stole the show with a second half hat trick, lifting visiting Babson to a 4-1 win over Clark in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey action on Tuesday evening.

September 28, 2010
Everybody Shines In Blowout Win
Six different players scored for Clark and the Cougars rebounded from a loss on Saturday with a dominating 10-0 win over visiting Anna Maria on Tuesday evening in non-league field hockey action on Granger Field.

September 25, 2010
Cougars Drop 5-4 Heartbreaker To Wheaton
Senior Jessica Strock scored three goals and assisted on the game-winner to lead the Wheaton College field hockey team to a 5-4 win over Clark University in Saturday afternoon's New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest at Faxon Field.

September 23, 2010
Quick Strike Offense Powers Cougars To 5-1 Win
Powered by two goals apiece from sophomore Mel Melkonian (Worcester, Mass.) and freshman Talia Fish (Philadelphia, Pa.), Clark knocked off Western New England College 5-1 in field hockey action on Thursday evening.

September 19, 2010
Engineers Too Much In NEWMAC Opener
Behind career days from Alex Wright and Katie Kauffman, the MIT field hockey team won its New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener over Clark University, 8-2, on Sunday afternoon.

September 17, 2010
Melkonian Among Nation's Elite
Clark University field hockey sophomore Mel Melkonian (Worcester, Mass.) finds herself near the top of some pretty impressive national statistical categories after the NCAA released its first round of stats earlier this week.

September 14, 2010
Second Half Surge - Lennon Nets Two In 2-1 Win
Junior Meg Lennon scored two second half goals, including the game-winner with less than a minute remaining in regulation, lifting the visiting Cougars to a dramatic 2-1 win over Nichols College.

September 11, 2010
Sophomores Shine In 4-1 Win
Visiting Clark University rebounded from its overtime loss on Tuesday to UMass-Dartmouth to post a 4-1 win over host Becker College on Saturday afternoon in field hockey action on Alumni Field.

September 7, 2010
Melkonian Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
Following an outstanding start to her sophomore season, second-year forward Mel Melkonian (Worcester, Mass.) has been named NEWMAC Field Hockey Player of the Week it was announced by the conference office on Monday.

September 7, 2010
Cougars Stunned By UMD In OT
Sophomore Eleanor Taylor registered four goals – including the game-winner a little less than four minutes into overtime to catapult visiting UMass-Dartmouth to a thrilling 4-3 win over Clark University in field hockey action on Tuesday evening on Granger Field.

September 4, 2010
High Five - Melkonian Nets Five Goals In 7-2 Win
Clark sophomore Mel Melkonian scored a career-high five goals – including the Cougars first four tallies – en route to a 7-2 win over visiting New England College on Saturday afternoon at Granger Turf Field.

September 2, 2010
Melkonian Shines In Season Opening 3-2 Win
Sophomore sensation Mel Melkonian (Worcester, Mass.) picked up right where she ended her freshman season by scoring a pair of goals and assisting on the game-winning tally as visiting Clark opened up their 2010 season with a 3-2 win over host Worcester State in field hockey action on Thursday evening.

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