Saturday, November 23, 2013
Updated: November 25, 9:49 AM ET
Photos: NCAA field hockey championships
Connecticut coach Nancy Stevens, the winningest coach in field hockey history, finally won an NCAA championship when the Huskies defeated Duke 2-0 in the championship game Sunday. The Huskies beat North Carolina in Friday's semifinals to get to the title game, while Duke knocked off top-seeded Maryland in its semifinal.
Shippensburg (Division II) and Bowdoin (Division III) also hoisted trophies at Old Dominion University's L.R. Hill Sports Complex, which played host to all three championship games.
|Winning the title no doubt warmed up the UConn Huskies and coach Nancy Stevens (far left) on a chilly day in Norfolk, Va.|
|UConn's players hoisted the Division I championship trophy after shutting out Duke in the title game.|
|Goalkeeper Sarah Mansfield had five saves in UConn's championship game shutout of Duke. |
|Connecticut's defense kept Duke out of the net, posting the championship game shutout. |
|Shippensburg players posed for a shot with their Division II championship trophy after Sunday's 2-1 overtime victory against LIU Post.|
|Players from Bowdoin celebrated with the trophy after defeating Salisbury 1-0 in the Division III title game.|
|Connecticut and goalkeeper Sarah Mansfield tackled North Carolina to reach the title game. |
|UConn's Marie Elena Bolles danced through the rain, and through the North Carolina defense, during Friday's semifinal.|
|Duke's Emmie LeMarchand, left, had a goal and an assist to knock off Maryland and star Jill Witmer in the semifinals. |
|Duke's Lauren Blazing had 12 saves in the semifinal against Maryland on Friday. |