Three Watertown Field Hockey Players Make All-Scholastic Team, Head Coach Honored

Watertown senior Molly Driscoll was named Div. 3 Field Hockey Athlete of the Year by the Boston Globe. Here she brings the ball up against Marlborough in a State Tournament game. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

Three Watertown field hockey players made the All-Scholastic teams for one or both of the Boston Globe and Boston Herald for their play in 2023, and their coach also received recognition. Senior Molly Driscoll made the All-Scholastic teams for both the Globe and Herald, and the Globe named her the Div.

Watertown Field Hockey Coach Notches Win Number 750

Eileen Donahue has now won 750 games as coach of the Watertown Field Hockey coach. (Courtesy of Watertown Athletics)

The following report was provided by the Watertown Public Schools, with some additional information added:

Eileen Donahue, the longtime head coach of the Watertown High School field hockey team, has reached the latest milestone in her Hall of Fame career with her 750th career win. The Raiders defeated Wakefield 7-0 on Thursday. With the win, Donahue’s career record improved to 750-34-46. She has coached the Raiders for 38 seasons.

“Inspirational” Watertown Field Hockey Team Honored by School Committee

Charlie BreitroseWatertown field hockey players celebrate a goal in the State Final win over Sandwich. The Raiders won back-to-back titles, and WHS’s 20th overall. After winning the State Championship for the 20th time, Watertown High School’s field hockey team received praise from the School Committee, and the players were called inspirations who represent the community well. The Raiders completed an undefeated, untied season on Nov. 19, defeating Sandwich in the MIAA Div.

Watertown Field Hockey Team Making Headlines With Perfect Record

Charlie BreitroseWatertown field hockey co-captains Maggie Driscoll, left, and Elizabeth Loftus hold the trophy won by the Raiders for earning a trip to the State Tournament Final Four in 2021. The Raiders have a winning streak of almost 50 games. Watertown High School’s field hockey team has found its rhythm and has had a nearly perfect season so far, and the Raiders grabbed the attention of the Boston Herald. Watertown has not lost any games on the way to a 16-0 record. The Raiders have kept a clean sheet in all but one game, and outscored opponents 100-1.

Watertown Field Hockey Coach to be Honored on Girl & Women in Sports Day

Watertown field hockey coach Eileen Donahue will receive an award at the Massachusetts Celebration of Girls and Women in Sports Day. Watertown High School field hockey coach Eileen Donahue will add to her growing list of accolades during the Massachusetts Celebration of Girls and Women in Sport Day. On Feb. 7, Donahue will be one of four women to receive the Massachusetts Women in Athletics Distinguished Service Award. The award will be presented at the annual event held at Faneuil Hall in Boston.

Watertown Field Hockey Coach Up for USA Today Coach of the Year

USA Today High School Sports is looking for the high school coach of the year and Watertown High School field hockey coach Eileen Donahue is one of the 20 nominees. Besides receiving the honor of being coach of the year, if Donahue wins the WHS athletic department would receive $1,000. The school of the second place coach gets $500 and the third place one gets $250 for the athletic department. Donahue and the Raiders have compiled quite a resume, with seven straight state titles and the national record for the longest unbeaten streak, that stands at 160 after the end of the 2015 season. Voting began on Thursday and runs through Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 2 p.m.

To vote, go to: http://contest.usatodayhss.com/

Raiders Play Thursday Football, Field Hockey Team on TV

Watertown enjoyed success under the Thursday night lights at Victory Field. The Raiders beat Wakefield 40-22 on a rare Thursday night contest. Nick Giordano ran for a couple of first half touchdowns, according to a report in the Boston Globe. Watertown improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Middlesex League. Field Hockey

Watertown beat Reading 3-0 in field hockey on Thursday to extend the team’s unbeaten streak to 125.