The 2019 All ODAC Field Hockey teams were announced on Tuesday afternoon. RC placed two on first team and another pair on the second team. Two of the quartet were named all conference for the second consecutive season.
The Roanoke College field hockey team traveled to face Washington and Lee in their Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) debut. The Generals kept the Maroons off the board as Roanoke fell in their conference opener.
The nation's 18th ranked team, Centre College, came to Kerr Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Colonels scored quickly and led throughout before Roanoke scored to tie the game and force overtime. In the opening stages of the "fifth" period, Centre netted the game winner against the Maroons.
The Roanoke field hockey team was back in action after their season opening win on August 30th. The Maroons scored early, only to see the visitors from Delaware tie it up in the third quarter, Two goals in the final frame propelled Roanoke to a 2-0 start to the season.
The Roanoke College field hockey team kicked off the 2019 season with a visit from Lancaster Bible College on Friday afternoon. The Maroons used a 30-2 shot advantage to dictate play in the offensive zone en route to the season opening victory, 9-1.
Roanoke College assistant field hockey coach Kelani Lawrence returned to the states after representing the US at the 2019 Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru. Lawrence didn’t return empty handed as the national ranked racquetball player earned a pair of bronze medals during the 19 day event.