Field Hockey Celebrates Their Seniors

On Tuesday October 21st, the varsity field hockey team had their senior night. They celebrated their seniors for their tremendous hard work and commitment to the team for the past four years. In this game they faced the Ipswich Tigers and ended the game with a tie of 0-0.

Before the game starts the team warms up doing a variety of passing, dribbling and shooting drills to get ready for the game. The team has a new motto each year, and this year’s is “Why Not?’. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Before the game starts the team warms up doing a variety of passing, dribbling and shooting drills to get ready for the game. The team has a new motto each year, and this year’s is “Why Not?’. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Prior to this senior night game, the team made posters for each senior that had their name, number and different sayings on them. This year, the team has nine seniors who contribute to the team. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Prior to this senior night game, the team made posters for each senior that had their name, number and different sayings on them. This year, the team has nine seniors who contribute to the team. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Hayley Malloy warms up before the game, her coach shooting on her and Malloy’s task was to block the shot from going into the goal. Malloy has been the goalie for the varsity team for the past three seasons. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Hayley Malloy warms up before the game, her coach shooting on her and Malloy’s task was to block the shot from going into the goal. Malloy has been the goalie for the varsity team for the past three seasons. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The field hockey team huddles in the middle of the field to chant their famous cheer. Each year, a line is added to the cheer, making it unique. Before every game, the team recites it. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The field hockey team huddles in the middle of the field to chant their famous cheer. Each year, a line is added to the cheer, making it unique. Before every game, the team recites it. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
As the seniors are announced, the other members of the team hold a sign they made, waiting ready for the seniors to run through it. This was a very creative and fun idea, showing just how much the team appreciates their seniors. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
As the seniors are announced, the other members of the team hold a sign they made, waiting ready for the seniors to run through it. This was a very creative and fun idea, showing just how much the team appreciates their seniors. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets take the field and get into their positions for the start of the game. The first time the Hornets played Ipswich they did not come out with the win and wanted their revenge in this game. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets take the field and get into their positions for the start of the game. The first time the Hornets played Ipswich they did not come out with the win and wanted their revenge in this game. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets defend their net as Ipswich sets up for a corner play. The Hornets throughout the game defended their net extremely well, not letting Ipswich get a goal.  Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets defend their net as Ipswich sets up for a corner play. The Hornets throughout the game defended their net extremely well, not letting Ipswich get a goal. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets prepare to attack Ipswich’s goal, setting up one of their set plays that will hopefully result in a goal. The team kept it in Ipswich’s end for a good portion of the first half. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The Hornets prepare to attack Ipswich’s goal, setting up one of their set plays that will hopefully result in a goal. The team kept it in Ipswich’s end for a good portion of the first half. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Towards the end of the half, the Hornet’s coach calls a time out. This not only gives the players a quick breather but also allows the team to regroup and change their strategy. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Towards the end of the half, the Hornet’s coach calls a time out. This not only gives the players a quick breather but also allows the team to regroup and change their strategy. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

The first half concludes and the team runs to senior goalie Haley Malloy to congratulate her on a great half. The Hornets ended the game in a 0-0 tie. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online
The first half concludes and the team runs to senior goalie Haley Malloy to congratulate her on a great half. The Hornets ended the game in a 0-0 tie. Credit: Phebe Biggar for Manchester Essex Online

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