Oct. 7, 2011
The Georgetown University field hockey team (2-10) fell by a score of 10-0 to No. 2 Connecticut (11-1) at the William I. Jacobs Recreational Complex at American University on Friday afternoon. Catherine Shugrue (Devon, Pa./Episcopal Academy) tallied two shots on goal for the Blue & Gray.
Georgetown came out looking strong in the second half, with aggressive offensive play by Charlotte Tierney (Rye, N.Y./Holy Child) and Claire Mittermiller (La Jolla, Calif/La Jolla). Both juniors pressed the UConn defense into giving up several turnovers throughout the period.
UConn executed an even scoring attack, with eight different Huskies tallying a goal.
The Hoyas return to the William I. Jacobs Recreational Complex on Sunday, October 9 for the “Stick it to Cancer” game against St. Joseph’s (Pa.) (3-6) at noon. The team will be raising awareness and funds for the National Foundation for Cancer Research.