Old Gold & Black

The one-goal loss marks the end of the season for the Demon Deacons.

Field hockey ends season with tough loss

Jake Stuart, Assistant Sports Editor November 11, 2021

There’s something about the Tar Heel blue and white against the Demon Deacon gold and black. It’s a rivalry that spans countless sports, one that has been fought for ages. This doesn’t change when...

Wake Forest goalkeeper Tori Glaister sprawls to make a foot-save.

Field Hockey’s one goal: a final Sunday

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor October 21, 2021

North Carolina sends an errant shot wide of the net. The second the ball crosses the out-of-bounds line, the ball-boy races to give a new ball to the Demon Deacons, who have just enough time to mount one...

The sun setting on Kentner Stadium … and Wake’s chances of scoring a late equalizer in the game’s closing minutes.

Wake field hockey needs to learn ‘CPR’ to salvage their season

Conor Robbins, Contributing Writer October 19, 2021

CPR: “Character drives the process that gets you results.” This mantra is among the many motivating acronyms, alliterations and rhymes that have aided Jen Averill in her illustrious 30-year, hall...

Field hockey had a perfect weekend, finishing with a 3-2 win over UMass.

Wake Forest field hockey totals 4-3 record

Jake Stuart, Assistant Sports Editor September 23, 2021

Coming off a shortened 2020-2021 season that left much to be desired, the Wake Forest field hockey team headed into the fall season on a mission. The Lady Deacon squad has strung together a losing record...

Field Hockey Makes Big Run In ACC Tournament

Field Hockey Makes Big Run In ACC Tournament

Samantha Wexler November 8, 2018

The path that was laid out for the No. 6 women’s field hockey team was not an easy one. First, it was playing No. 3 Louisville in the quarterfinals on Thursday, Nov. 1. Then, it was playing second-ranked...

Field Hockey Prevails Over William & Mary

Field Hockey Prevails Over William & Mary

Ren Schmitt September 20, 2018

After postponing the game due to Florence, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (2-4) and William & Mary Tribe (3-2) finally faced off under sunny skies in what was a back-and-forth contest on Wednesday …...

Photo courtesy of Wake Forest Athletic Communications

Deacon Spotlight: Isla Bint

Ryan Johnston November 10, 2017

Isla Bint is a sophomore goalkeeper from Whangarel, New Zealand. Bint represented New Zealand at the 2014 Youth Olympics, and her future at Wake Forest looks increasingly bright. What factors helped you...

Photo courtesy of Wake Forest Athletic Communications

Deacon field hockey tops Ohio State, North Carolina

Ryan Johnston September 14, 2017

After beginning the season 1-3, the No. 19 ranked Wake Forest field hockey team has rebounded successfully with two crucial wins over No. 4 North Carolina and No. 23 Ohio State in the past week. Wake Forest...

Nicola Pluta (34) of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons pushes the ball up the field during first half action against the Virginia Cavaliers in semi-final action at the 2016 ACC Field Hockey Championship at Kentner Stadium on November 4, 2016 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  The Cavaliers defeated the Demon Deacons 3-2 in overtime.  (Brian Westerholt/Sports On Film)

Demon Deacons fall to Virginia in ACC Semifinals

Ryan Johnston November 10, 2016

The No. 19 Wake Forest women’s field hockey team played their final game of the season on Friday, Nov. 4, a 3-2 overtime loss to eventual ACC Champion Virginia that saw Wake Forest hold, and subsequently...

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons played host to the Duke Blue Devils in ACC field hockey action at Kentner Stadium on October 14, 2016 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  The Blue Devils defeated the Demon Deacons 2-1.  (Brian Westerholt/Sports On Film)

Field Hockey finishes regular season with confidence

Ryan Johnston November 3, 2016

When the Wake Forest field hockey team took the field against Appalachian State on Friday, Oct. 28, the object of the game for the Deacons wasn’t simply to come away with a win, it was to demonstrate...

Nicola Pluta looking to lead field hockey

Nicola Pluta looking to lead field hockey

Elizabeth Harvell September 15, 2016

Freshman forward Nicola Pluta from Moenchengladbach, Germany, has already made her mark on the No. 11 ranked Wake Forest women’s field hockey team. The team captain for the 16-under girls German national...

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