Oct. 16, 2011
The Georgetown University field hockey team (2-13) fell 4-2 in a tough contest against Cornell (6-7) in Ithaca, N.Y. on Sunday afternoon. Catherine Shugrue (Devon, Pa./Episcopal Academy) had one goal and one assist, tallying five points total in weekend competition. Annie Wilson (Darien, Conn./Darien) also had a goal for the Hoyas.
Cornell got out to an early 2-0 lead. Wilson scored off a tipped penalty corner attempt from Shugrue. This was the fifth goal on the season for Wilson.
Shugrue scored late in the second half off a tip from Charlotte Tierney (Rye, N.Y./Holy Child). Shugrue leads the Blue & Gray with seven goals and 17 points over 15 games. The junior forward also scored the only goal for the Hoyas in a game against No. 8 Syracuse on Friday, October 14.
Georgetown tied its team season high with 18 shots against Cornell. Shugrue and Wilson combined for eleven of the 18. The Hoyas also had 18 shots in a 3-2 overtime win against Lehigh on September 2.
The Georgetown field hockey team returns home for a BIG EAST rivalry game against Villanova (5-9, 1-2 BIG EAST), on Friday October 21 at the William I. Jacobs Recreational Complex at American University.