Big Weekend for Former Watertown High School Field Hockey Players


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Sisters Kourtney and Jonna Kennedy of Watertown had successes for their college teams over the weekend.

Former Raiders made their alma mater proud over the weekend, with several scoring goals for their college team and another notching a win in goal.

Watertown High School grads can be found at field hockey programs around the NCAA, and one family, in particular, had a successful weekend.

Kourtney Kennedy, a sophomore forward at UConn, scored her first career goal in against No. 1 ranked North Carolina in a game played at Boston College on Sunday. The No. 5 ranked Huskies fell 2-1.

In the second game of the doubleheader at BC, the Eagles’ freshman goalie, and Kourtney’s sister, Jonna Kennedy notched a 6-1 win over UMass Amherst. She made seven saves and collected her second win of the season for the 12th ranked BC team.

Holy Cross Athletics

Watertown High School grads Emily Loprete and Olivia Venezia each scored for Holy Cross this weekend.

Two former WHS players scored in Holy Cross on Saturday. Sophomore defender Olivia Venezia scored her second goal of the season against Lafayette, while senior midfielder/defender Emily Loprete scored her team-high 11th goal in the Crusaders’ 3-2 loss to Lafayette.

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Watertown’s Allie Doggett scored the winning goal for Boston University on Saturday.

Boston University senior midfielder Allie Doggett tallied the winning goal in the Terrier’s 3-2 victory at Bucknell on Saturday. The goal the third of the season for Doggett, who is a co-captain for BU.

Northeastern Athletics

Watertown native Rachel Campbell scored in Northeastern’s win over Dartmouth.

Northeastern senior midfielder/back Rachel Campbell scored the first goal in the Huskies’ 5-1 win at Dartmouth. The tally the fourth of the season for Northeastern’s co-captain.

Endicott Athletics

Former Raider Sydney Poulin scored for Endicott in the Gulls’ 5-0 win on Saturday.

Sydney Poulin, a 2018 WHS graduate, scored her seventh goal of the season for Endicott College on Saturday. The freshman midfielder’s score helped the Gulls defeated Western New England 5-0.

Fans can catch two former Raiders — UConn’s Kourtney Kennedy and BU’s Allie Doggett — play against each other on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. when the Huskies visit BU’s New Balance Field.

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