Hoyas at Providence Before Returning Home Sunday
Sept. 20, 2013
WASHINGTON – The Georgetown (0-6) field hockey team plays its first BIG EAST Conference game of the season on Fri., Sept 20 when they take on the Providence College Friars (3-3). The game starts at 7 p.m. in Providence, R.I. Georgetown then returns home, after the conclusion of their four-game road trip, to take on the Holy Cross Crusaders on Sun., Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. at the University of Maryland’s Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex in College Park, Md.
The Hoyas go into Friday’s matchup with sophomore forward Sarah Butterfield leading the squad in scoring with three goals for six points. Butterfield was recently named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll for her play against Lehigh and Cornell last week.
Freshman forward Aliyah Graves tops the team with her two assists this season.
Freshman midfielder Maria McDonald leads the women with eight shots, followed by Graves and sophomore midfielder Emily Chakejian, who both have six shots on the season.
GU goalie Rosalie Nolen has started all six games in her freshman campaign while leading the BIG EAST in saves with 51. Georgetown, collectively, also leads the BIG EAST in saves with 54.
Providence’s Daniella Bernasconi, a junior forward, leads their team with eight goals on 12 shot attempts. Their next highest point total comes from junior back Henni Tietze who has one goal and one assist for three points.
Providence goalie Deidra Clymer has played every minute in net this season with a 3-3 record on the year. Clymer has a 1.60 goals against average per game while only giving up 10 goals all season in her 438:33 minutes played.
The Holy Cross Crusaders’ Lauren Sutherland, a freshman midfielder, has two goals on the season on her eight shots. Junior forward Moly Feit and sophomore back Haley Makuch each both have a goal this season as well. Senior forward Carly Grimaudo has tallied the lone assist for the Crusaders.
Holy Cross plays at American in Washington, D.C. on Sat., Sept. 21 at noon before they face Georgetown on Sunday at 4 p.m. Georgetown’s matchup against Holy Cross on Sun., Sept 22 kicks off a three-game homestand where they also play at home Sat., Sept. 28 and Sun., Sept. 29.