The 2019 Denison University field hockey schedule has been released with the Big Red looking for a third straight North Coast Athletic Conference championship. The season will start with a trip to Pennsylvania to take on Dickinson and Elizabethtown on Aug. 30 and 31. The 2019 home opener will take place on Sunday, Sept. 8 when they host perennial ODAC title contender, Washington and Lee at 11 a.m.
Denison will also feature the NCAC's 2018 second and third-ranked teams in Wooster and Kenyon on October 12 and October 1, respectively. The Big Red will finish their home season against Wittenberg on Oct. 29 and close out the regular season at Oberlin on November 2.
Denison returns several key players from last year's conference championship squad. Junior defender Michelle Kabaira who was a second-team All-American, as well as being honored as the All-Great Lakes Region Player of the Year. Returning All-Region honorees include junior midfielder Abby Scully and junior forward Charlotte Godfrey.
Head Coach P.J. Soteriades returns for her 19th season as the winningest coach in program history with 187 victories. She was named the NCAC Coach of the Year for the fifth time in 2018.