Nancy Stevens

Nancy Stevens is the head coach of the Connecticut Huskies field hockey team. As of 2013, she has coached for 24 seasons at UConn, and is the active leader in games coached with 752. She has the most wins of any field hockey coach in Division I history, with 572.[1][2]

Nancy Stevens
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamConnecticut
ConferenceBig East Conference
Playing career
1972–1975West Chester
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1990–presentConnecticut
1981–1989Northwestern
1979–1980Franklin & Marshall
1977–1979Penn State (Asst.)
Head coaching record
Overall617–179–24

She has made 17 NCAA Tournaments and won 12 Big East championships, a record.[3] After UConn defeated Louisville 6-0 on October 11, 2013, Stevens passed Beth Anders for most wins all time of any Division I field hockey coach.[4] Stevens won her first national championship in 2013 when the Huskies beat the Duke Blue Devils 2-0 in the national championship game.[5] Stevens and the Huskies would repeat as champions the following year with a 1-0 win over Syracuse in the final.

She also coached at Northwestern University for nine years and Franklin & Marshall College for two years.[1][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "UConnHuskies.com - Nancy Stevens". Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  2. ^ Vicki L. Friedman (November 12, 2015). "How Nancy Stevens, Field Hockey's Winningest Coach, Thrives Under Pressure". ESPNW. Retrieved November 12, 2015.
  3. ^ "2012 Big East Field Hockey Media Guide". Retrieved 23 September 2012.
  4. ^ "Nancy Stevens Becomes NCAA Field Hockey's All-Time Wins Leader". UConn Today.
  5. ^ "Final Stats for National Championship Game".
  6. ^ 2015 Field Hockey Media Guide. UConn Huskies. pp. 18–19. Retrieved October 6, 2015.