Sept. 30, 2007
Washington, D.C. - The Georgetown University field hockey team lost 3-1 at Longwood today in Farmville, Va. The Hoyas drop to a 2-9 overall slate this season. Longwood improves to 3-9 with the win.
Trailing 3-0, the Hoyas upended the Lancer shutout when junior midfielder Maggie Farrand (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) found the back of the cage on a penalty corner opportunity. Sophomore Willemijn Wijsman (Hilversum, The Netherlands/International School Hilversum) was behind the penalty corner with senior Lauren Sheets (Lutherville, Md./Garrison Forest) setting the shot for Farrand.
Longwood took advantage of its penalty corners as they produced just seven for the game but scored two of its three goals on PC's, while Georgetown tallied 13, including 10 in the second frame but could on capitalize on one.
Junior goalkeeper Deirdre Crovo (Millersville, Md./Severna Park) played all 70 minutes and added nine saves on the day while allowing three goals.
:We truly believe we can win every game on our schedule as long as we can put 70 minutes of hockey together," Interim Head Coach Tiffany Marsh said. "We're really working on becoming consistent with that."
The Hoyas return to action on Friday, October 5 when they host BIG EAST Conference foe Connecticut at the University of Maryland Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex at 5 p.m.