Transfers Donnaizha Fountain and Ruth Sherrill formed a bond after sitting out last year.
The team finished the year after a loss to Connecticut in the conference championship game, ending Marybeth Freeman’s first year at the helm.
The team begins conference semifinals play against Villanova.
The team’s game at Villanova will decide its postseason fate.
The team produced 29 shots and 13 penalty corners in the 3-1 conference win against Georgetown Friday at Geasey Field.
The field hockey team is averaging 2.27 goals per game.
In September 2013, Sarah Keer was diagnosed with compartment syndrome.
Goalkeeper Haley Mitchell is starting for the first time in her fifth year with the program.
The Owls open Big East Conference play on Friday against Old Dominion.
After a 3-5 start to the season, the field hockey team is unranked for the first time since September 2013.