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Underdog Ball State takes on Kent State in MAC Tournament

Ball State field hockey (8-10, 3-3 MAC) is relishing its opportunity as the underdog in this year’s Mid-American Conference field hockey tournament. “We have nothing to lose,” said head coach Christy Longacre. “I hope the girls realize that.

Longacre rebuilds team culture in first year as head coach

In her first year as head coach, Christy Longacre led Ball State field hockey to its first Mid-American Conference Tournament since 2011, one season after the Cardinals lost all six of their conference games. But her biggest accomplishment might be returning a family culture back to the team.  Longacre won't take the credit, however, because that’s her style. Instead, she said the seniors were responsible.