Andover Golden Warriors Field Hockey '09

Andover eliminated

ANDOVER: Andover's Sarah Oteri, (right) battles for the ball with two Weston players in Division I North sectional field hockey semifinals. Andover was defeated 1-0. Carl Russo photo. 11/10/2009. 5 Photos

ANDOVER — For much of the final 20 minutes of the contest, Andover threw all of the pressure it could at its opponent. But, in the end, the Golden Warriors couldn’t find the back of the net.

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Field Hockey, 11/10/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Oteri shoots Andover into semis

Sarah Oteri scored three goals and added two assists to lead No. 2 Andover past No. 7 Westford Academy 5-1 in the quarterfinals of the Division 1 North tournament. 

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Field Hockey, 11/08/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Fast start gives Andover easy win

Andover wasted no time taking control of its Division 1 North field hockey tournament opener.

The Golden Warriors scored three times in the first half and cruised to a 4-0 victory over Lincoln-Sudbury in first round play.

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Field Hockey, 11/06/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Dominating Defense

The Andover field hockey team put the finishing touches on an impressive 17-0-1 record. But even more impressive than the record is the fact that the Golden Warriors scored 80 while the opposition could only score three past the Andover goal line.  Yesterday, the defense did not allow a shot on net.

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Field Hockey, 10/29/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

One final step

The Andover field hockey team crept to within one step of an undefeated regular season by dropping Haverhill, 5-0. Smooth Sarah Oteri scored twice and chipped in a pair of assists for the 16-0-1 Warriors, who finish up with Lawrence Thursday night.

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Field Hockey, 10/27/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Change of fortune

The first time Andover played Chelmsford, the game ended in a tie. Yesterday Andover hammered the Lions, 5-0, as Sarah Oteri had two goals and two assists. Sierra Zwerling, Nicole Giroux, Emily Hook and Laura Dimitruk dominated defensively.

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Field Hockey, 10/21/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Thank you, Rangers

Thanks to Methuen's upset victory over Chelmsford, Andover's field hockey squad has a stronger grip on the top spot in the Merrimack Valley Conference. The Golden Warriors remain unbeaten (11-0-1) with a 5-1 victory over Tewksbury that featured 22 penalty corners. Strong transitional play from midfielders Emily Hook, Laura Dimitruk and Nicole Giroux kept the ball moving, and Sierra Zwerling's hard work moving from left back to midfield made a positive difference in the victory.

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Field Hockey, 10/15/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Farnhams are forward thinking

Twin sisters Anne and Kate Farnham came off the bench to power Andover's offensive line in a 2-1 victory over Lowell. The sophomore subs joined with Sarah Oteri and goal scorers Laura Cahill and Elise Krekorian to put the Golden Warriors (3-0) in attack mode.

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Field Hockey, 09/14/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Locals pace Austin Prep

 Senior running back Lou Caraglia of Plaistow, N.H., rushed for two touchdowns as Austin Prep won its opener at home against East Boston, 30-12. Senior defensive end and captain Brendan Burke of Andover caught a 42-yard scoring  ass from junior quarterback Ryan Havey of North Reading. Havey also rushed for a two-point conversion.

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Field Hockey, 09/12/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Dimitruk delivers for Warriors

It took Laura Dimitruk weeks to crash into the scorebook a year ago, the Andover High field hockey wasted little time this season.

In the Warriors' opener, the junior broke a scoreless tie with Methuen 7:18 into the second half and added an insurance score moments later as Andover blanked the Rangers, 3-0.

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