Stanford defeated California, 2-0, to capture its fourth-straight NorPac championship at the conference tournament Saturday afternoon at Davidson College’s Belk Turf Field. Becky Dru scored two goals for Stanford, and finished as tournament MVP. The victory sends Stanford to an NCAA tournament play-in game Tuesday at UMass, the Atlantic-10 champions.
Meanwhile, Davidson’s season ended with a 2-0 loss to Longwood in the tournament’s third-place game Saturday.
Davidson junior defender Steph Meador and sophomore goalkeeper Sarah Fisher were named to the NorPac All-Tournament team. Becky Dru of Stanford was the tourney’s MVP, finishing with five goals and three assists over three games.
NorPac All-Tournament Field Hockey Team 2010
Nicole Morgan (Appalachian State)
Lydia Brambilla (UC Davis)
Steph Meador (Davidson)
Sarah Fisher (Davidson)
Lauren van de Kamp (Longwood)
Amada Spellman (Pacific)
Megan Lenhardt (Radford)
Shannon Elmitt (California)
Deanna Kennedy (California)
Becky Dru (Stanford) MVP
Camille Ghandi (Stanford)
Xanthe Travlos (Stanford)
Nov. 6, 2010, DavidsonWildcats.com, “Davidson Field Hockey Concludes 2010 Season; Meador, Fisher Named to All-Tournament Team”
Nov. 6, 2010, GoStanford.com, “Dru Named MVP As Stanford Tops Cal For Fourth Straight NorPac Title”
NorPacFieldHockey.com is the league website.