Captured: Field Hockey wins first NCAA Championship

November 22, 2021

Northwestern field hockey capped off a strong 2021 campaign in historic fashion, winning the NCAA championship in a 2-0 shutout of the Liberty Flames. After an early exit in the Big Ten tournament, the Wildcats rose to the occasion in the NCAA tournament by allowing just one goal across wins over North Carolina, Harvard and Liberty. 


Players in black jackets jog in the rain before a championship.

Players in black uniforms lunge to stop a shot in front of the goal.

A player in a black uniform dives for the ball, holding her stick.

A player in a black uniform expresses frustration at a call.

A player in a black uniform defends a player in a white uniform on the field.

Two players in black uniforms share a hug on the field.

A fan with a gray jacket in the stands celebrates with a player in a white shirt.

A player in a white shirt raises her left arm while embracing a fan with glasses in a purple hat.

The coach in a white shirt sits behind his computer and talks in front of a blue background.

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