Georgetown Field Hockey to Play First Away Match at Lehigh

Charlotte Tierney maintains possession at midfield

Sept. 1, 2011

The Georgetown University field hockey team will take on Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. on Friday, September 2 at 7 p.m. The Hoyas (0-2) enter the match looking for their first win of the season.

The match will be the first of the season for the Mountain Hawks. In 2010, Lehigh played to a record of 3-13 and 2-7. They return Caitlin Donnelly, their leader in goals and points last season.

Georgetown and Lehigh met in the 2010 season, with Georgetown taking the win, 5-1. All offensive performers from that match return for the Hoyas. Charlotte Tierney (Rye, N.Y./Holy Child) had two goals, while Kimberly Keating (Bryn Mawr, Pa./Merion Mercy Academy), Catherine Shugrue (Devon, Pa./Episcopal Academy), and Laura Thistle (Glenside, Pa./Mount Saint Joseph Academy), all had one goal apiece. Annie Wilson (Darien, Conn./Darien) had two assists in the victory.

The Hoyas enter the contest following two losses against Davidson (1-0) and LaSalle (1-0).  Georgetown has averaged 14 shots per game, compared to their opponents with 15.5 shots per game.  They have also inserted more penalty corners, with 22, compared to their opponents with ten.

Shugrue has one goal for the 2011 season. Briana Pereira (Medford, N.J./Shawnee) has ten saves.


 

 

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