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  USA Field Hockey: Field Hockey History
The first men’s hockey club, Blackheath, was formed in 1849, and led to the establishment of the Hockey Association in London in 1886.
The U.S. women’s touring field hockey team participated in its first international competition in 1920, and two years later the United States Field Hockey Association was founded for the purpose of promoting and generating enthusiasm for the sport.
That same year, the Field Hockey Association of America was formed, and in 1930, the FHAA became the fourteenth member of hockey's international federation, the Federation International de Hockey (FIH).
www.usfieldhockey.com /history   (930 words)

  Field hockey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world.
In the United States and Canada field hockey is widely regarded as a girls' and women's sport but there are some men's leagues as well.
This indoor variant, known as indoor field hockey, differs from its outdoor parent in a number of respects.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Field_hockey   (4026 words)

 hockey, field. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Field hockey, like many sports, is of obscure origins, but traces in one form or another to the ancient Egyptians and Persians, making it one of the world’s oldest known sports.
Men have played field hockey in the United States since 1890, but the Field Hockey Association of America, which regulates men’s play, was not formed until 1930, and the sport continues to appeal very little to American males.
The game is played on a level field, measuring 50 to 60 yd by 90 to 100 yd (46 to 55 m by 82 to 91 m), by two teams of 11 players each (five forwards, three halfbacks, two fullbacks, and a goalkeeper).
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 Field Hockey Rules and Field Hockey Basics at SportSpectator.com - A fan's best friend
Modern field hockey was shaped in England during the 18th and 19th centuries and was introduced to the United States in 1901 when Constance Applebee, an English physical education teacher, attended a conference at Harvard and taught the game at many local women’s schools.
Internationally, field hockey is primarily a men’s sport; however, in the United States, it is almost exclusively a women’s sport.
Field hockey games are divided into two halves, each lasting between 25 and 35 minutes, depending on the level (high school varsity is 30 minutes).
www.sportspectator.com /fancentral/field_hockey.html   (1699 words)

 FIELD HOCKEY STICKS - gifts and field hockey equipment.
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 Field Hockey - Equipment, Accessories, Goals, Apparel
Field hockey is a delightful game that more and more people are finding a love for all the time.
Field Hockey Express carries all of the items that you need to keep your team safe and stylish, such as stylish arm bands and more.
Field Hockey Express carries all of the goals that you need to ensure that your players have goals to practice with as well as regulation size goals to play games with.
www.fieldhockeyexpress.com   (613 words)

 USA Field Hockey: Official Site for Field Hockey in the United States
Field hockey athletes at all levels strive for the ultimate reward whether it is an Olympic gold medal or a pool championship t-shirt.
US Field Hockey annually selects its male and female athletes of the year as well as a team of the year.
Located at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., the field hockey Hall of Fame was established in 1988 with the inaugural induction ceremonies.
www.usfieldhockey.com /champions   (576 words)

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Until the mid-1980s it was generally accepted that ice hockey derived from English field hockey and Indian lacrosse and was spread throughout Canada by British soldiers in the mid-1800s.
The players adopted elements of field hockey, such as the "bully" (later the face-off) and "shinning" (hitting one's opponent on the shins with the stick or playing with the stick on one "shin" or side); this evolved into an informal ice game later known as shinny or shinty.
Early hockey games allowed as many as 30 players a side on the ice, and the goals were two stones, each frozen into one end of the ice.
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In those countries where winter conditions prevent play on outdoor fields, field hockey is played indoors during the off-season.
Hockey is the oldest known stick-and-ball game (apart perhaps from Irish hurling, which dates back to pre-historic times).
While modern hockey appeared in the mid-18th century in England, primarily in schools, it was not until the first half of the 19th century that hockey became firmly established, the first club being created in 1849 at Blackheath in south-east London.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/f/i/e/Field_hockey.html   (1644 words)

 Field Hockey @ StardustMemories.com (Stardust Memories)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Yes, 1999 wasnt that long ago, but it was the last time the Cornell womens field hockey team started its season with back-to-back victories.
This is due to the negative ecological effects of the high water requirements of water based astros.
Long corners are played by the attacking team and involve a free hit on the sideline five yards from the corner of the field closest to where the ball went out of play.
www.stardustmemories.com /encyclopedia/Field_Hockey   (2943 words)

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The University of Colorado Coed Field Hockey Club practices and competes during the fall semester.
The team was state champions in 2005, and has also been tournament champions at the Western Collegiate Field Hockey Conference tournament in Santa Barbara as well as at the Rice Univeristy Invitational.
The atheltic turf is labled athletic practice fields and the buisness field is by number 4.
www.colorado.edu /rec-center/programs/club-sports/fieldhockey.html   (223 words)

 BU | Terrier Athletics | Field Hockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Boston University field hockey team ended its weekend trip with a 4-0 loss to No. 4 Duke on Sunday at Williams Field.
Fresh off its second victory of the season, the Boston University field hockey team (2-1) will face one of its sternest tests in recent history when it visits fourth-ranked Duke (4-1) on Sunday afternoon at Williams Field.
After a week-long break from its schedule, the Boston University field hockey team (1-1) will begin a stretch of five games in nine days when it takes on Appalachian State (0-4) on Saturday, Sept. 9, in a neutral-site contest at Duke University.
www.bu.edu /athletics/fieldhockey/index.shtml   (299 words)

 The Official Web Site of Ball State Athletics
The Ball State field hockey team took more shots and attempted more penalty corners than Pacific on Thursday, but the Cardinals came out on the short end of a 5-3 decision at BSU Turf Field.
The Ball State field hockey team rallied to score two goals in the final 11 minutes Sunday, but it was not enough to defeat Northwestern.
With the impending 2006 field hockey season, Ball State has at least three things in its favor as it looks to return to prominence in the Mid-American Conference -- eight returning regular starters, six talented newcomers and a much friendlier schedule, including 10 dates at the BSU Field Hockey Field in Muncie.
www.ballstatesports.com /fieldhockey   (391 words)

 Field Hockey Michigan State University Spartans, Official Athletic Site - Field Hockey
The Michigan State field hockey team is set to face Yale University in its home opener on Thursday at the MSU Field Hockey Complex at 3 p.m.
The Michigan State field hockey team had a 1-0 lead after the first half and posted three goals in the second period to defeat St. Joseph's, 4-0, on Saturday.
The Michigan State field hockey team (0-2) looks to gain it's first win of the season in Philadelphia, Pa. The Spartans are set to face American University on Saturday, Sept. 2 at 2 p.m.
msuspartans.cstv.com /sports/w-fieldh/msu-w-fieldh-body.html   (679 words)

 Penn State Field Hockey Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Field Hockey Club won its first National title in the fall of 2004
The rest of the girls are welcome to join an IM league, which is when we form teams and play pickup games within the club one day a week.
For the girls chosen for the A and B group, we are playing in the National Field Hockey League.
www.clubs.psu.edu /up/fieldhockey   (213 words)

 Field Hockey Camps - Cornell University - Official Athletic Site
Prior to joining the staff at Cornell, Babineau served as an assistant coach at the University of Calgary during the fall of 2003, and she filled the role of technical director for the Saskatchewan Field Hockey Association from 1995-2004.
Walkenbach was a four-year member of the Big Red field hockey team and a two-year letter winner, playing in 38 career games, while scoring a goal and adding an assist.
She has been an instrumental member of the Cornell Field Hockey Alumni Association and also has coached in the U.S. Field Hockey Futures program, identifying elite players between the ages of 15 and 18 that could eventually play for the national team.
www.athletics.cornell.edu /camps/FieldHockey.html   (1285 words)

 Northeastern University Field Hockey Official Site
Looking for success, the Husky field hockey team instead found disappointment at Sweeney Field, as the team was defeated, 3-2, by Providence on Friday afternoon.
Despite scoring first for the third consecutive game, the Husky field hockey team lost its second game in a row on Wednesday evening, falling 5-2 to Boston College at BC's Newton Campus Field.
The NU field hockey team began the 2006 season in style, defeating the UNH Wildcats, 5-0, on Saturday night.
www.gonu.com /fieldhockey/index.html   (240 words)

 Field Hockey Canada
Field Hockey Manitoba invites applications for the position of Head Coach/Executive Director
A prerequisite is extensive field hockey experience including coaching.
Ottawa, Ontario -- Field Hockey Canada would like to announce the appointment of Louis Mendonca, to the position of men’s national team coach.
www.fieldhockey.ca /e/index.cfm   (208 words)

 UMBC Retrievers Field Hockey - Top Stories
Baltimore-Coming off a 5-2 loss to Sacred Heart on Sunday, the UMBC field hockey team is in action twice this weekend looking to snap its season-opening four-game losing streak.
Fairfield, Conn.-The UMBC field hockey team scored its first two goals of the season, but still dropped its fourth straight decision, 5-2, at Sacred Heart Sunday afternoon.
The UMBC Field Hockey team named seven student-athletes to the 2004 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I National Academic Squad, which requires a minimum grade point average of 3.3.
www.umbcretrievers.com /sports/fhockey   (499 words)

 Mystx Field Hockey Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mystx Field Hockey's “winning tradition” is founded in player participation and development.
Mystx players graduate from this program confident of their field hockey skills and team participation skills.
Even more importantly, we hope the positive experience from Mystx Field Hockey not only propels these young people in their hockey pursuits but also fosters a commitment to carry on a “winning tradition” in all their endeavors.
eteamz.active.com /mystxfieldhockey/index.cfm   (104 words)

 Planet Field Hockey.com - International
The sport of hockey has been given a boost with the successful hosting of the recently concluded 20th Banks Interna-tional Hockey Festival.
This year’ s Banks International Hockey Festival, from August 21st — 27th, 2005 is perking again with its 20th edition of sun, fun and a little bit of hockey thrown in for good measure.
India's men's hockey team may be down in the dumps but their women counterparts are faring better.
www.planetfieldhockey.com   (601 words)

 Field Hockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Neary, entering her 11th season at the helm of Cabrini's field hockey and lacrosse programs, earned her first PAC Coach of the Year Award in hockey in 2005 after the Cavs reversed course following an 0-4 start.
But she'd been shut out in field hockey, even after guiding Cabrini to the league title game in 2000 while suffering from uteran cancer.
Paster recorded one assist on the season from her defenisve spot on the field, but her play in the Lady Cavs end was stellar, earning her a berth on the All-PAC First-Team for the first time in her career.
www.cabrini.edu /default.aspx?pageid=25   (4348 words)

 Field Hockey
field hockey team earned more post-season honors as the All-Region and All-American teams were announced.
field hockey team saw its season come to an end as they fell 2-1 on penalty strokes to
The five are preparing for Middlebury’s appearance in an NCAA Regional this weekend at Bowdoin.
www.middlebury.edu /athletics/sports/womens/fieldhockey   (1432 words)

 America East Conference Official Website: Field Hockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For the second time in as many seasons, Boston University is the unanimous preseason favorite to win the America East Field Hockey Championship, according to a vote of the conference's head coaches.
The Terriers received all five possible first-place votes (coaches are not allowed to vote for their own team) and 25 points overall, ahead University of Maine (18 points), which had one first-place vote to its credit.
The Boston University field hockey team dropped a narrow 4-3 overtime decision to Michigan in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Ohio State's North Turf Field on Saturday afternoon.
www.americaeast.com /fieldhockey   (219 words)

 University of Delaware Athletics and Sports Information
PISCATAWAY, NJ (September 10, 2006) -- The University of Delaware field hockey team fell to Rutgers, 5-4, Sunday afternoon as Amy Lewis scored eight minutes into the second overtime period to seal up the win for the Scarlet Knights.
RICHMOND, VA (August 29, 2006) - University of Delaware senior midfielder Stephanie Swain was named the Colonial Athletic Association Field Hockey Player of the Week Monday after scoring two goals to guide the Blue Hens to a 1-1 record in the Duke/Champions Tournament this past weekend.
RICHMOND, VA (August 16, 2006) -- The University of Delaware field hockey team, looking to return to the form that saw the Blue Hens capture the 2004 Colonial Athletic Association title and advance to the NCAA Tournament, was picked No. 6 in the CAA Pre-Season Coaches Poll announced by the league office Thursday.
www.udel.edu /sportsinfo/fieldhockey   (567 words)

 VWC: Athletics: Field Hockey
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A grueling September road schedule finally came to a close Wednesday for the Virginia Wesleyan College field hockey Marlins who produced one of their top efforts of the season against No.
CNU’s Captains emerged with a 2-0 non-conference victory on Captains Field, but only after a buzzer-to-buzzer struggle against a Virginia Wesleyan squad that stood up strong defensively in its seventh road game of the month in eight outings.
Senior goalie Megan Koster (Vienna, Va./Oakton) was a key performer in that defensive showing as she recorded 10 saves against a CNU team that produced 23 shots at the goal.
www.vwc.edu /athletics/fieldhockey   (1091 words)

 AUEAGLES.COM: Field Hockey: Headlines
Senior Captain Melissa Snyder and the 21 other members of the American University Women’s Field Hockey team are not your typical collegiate athletes.
Without a home field, the team travels 25 minutes to the University of Maryland every morning to practice before most are rising from bed.
The music major explained that she was still an undergrad, but was also a member of the university's field hockey team.
www.american.edu /athletics/fhockey   (717 words)

 USA Field Hockey: Field Hockey Umpires and Umpiring
Hockey's Nationa Festival is the world's largest amateur field hockey event and traditionally attracts more than 3,500 athletes from across the United States, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean.
By registering your information, USA Field Hockey can provide you with additional umpiring information in its efforts to better serve the umpiring community.
There is no charge for registering and you do not have to be a member of USA Field Hockey to register and receive information on umpiring and umpiring opportunities.
www.usfieldhockey.com /programs   (551 words)

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