Oct. 10, 2013
WASHINGTON – The Georgetown field hockey squad (2-10, 0-3 BIG EAST) travels to Piscataway, N.J. to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (7-5, 1-2 BIG EAST) in a BIG EAST matchup on Sat., Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. The Saturday contest is the only game for the Hoyas this weekend.
Georgetown lost last Fri., Oct. 4 to Saint Francis in a close matchup, 3-2, and on Sun., Oct. 6 at BIG EAST opponent Old Dominion, 7-0.
Georgetown is led by sophomore forward Sarah Butterfield (Bridgewater, N.J./Oak Knoll) who leads the team with 13 points on six goals and one assist. Her six goals rank ninth among all players in the BIG EAST this year. Butterfield has been named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll two times this season. Seven different Hoyas have a goal on the season and eleven women have at least a goal or an assist.
Butterfield has 12 shot attempts this season, 10 of which are on goal for a .883 SOG%. Sophomore midfielder Emily Weinberg (Shaker Heights, Ohio/Hathaway Brown) has 21 shots on the season to go along with her two goals and one assist; eight of her shots have been on goal this season.
GU freshman goalie Rosalie Nolen (West Chester, Pa./Reed Henderson) has started all 12 games in net for the Hoyas and leads the BIG EAST with 98 saves.
Every position player has seen action this season for the Hoyas. Butterfield, Weinberg, Nolen, freshman midfielder Maria McDonald (Center Valley, Pa./Southern Lehigh), sophomore midfielder Louise Chakejian (Chester Springs, Pa./The Episcopal Academy), freshman back Hailey Vann (Yorktown, Va./Tabb) and junior back Elizabeth Mueller (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) have started all 12 games for Georgetown this season.
Junior forward Molly Denzel (Sunnyvale, Calif./St. Francis), freshman forward Aliyah Graves (Harrisburg, Pa./Harrisburg Academy), freshman midfielder Devin Holmes (Fleetville, Pa./Wyoming Seminary), senior forward Katie Dempsey (Bryn Mawr, Pa./Country Day School of the Sacred Heart) and sophomore midfielder Taylor Craig (New Canaan, Conn./Choate Rosemary Hall) have seen action in every game this year for Georgetown.
The Hoyas are 2-3 in their last five games, but 0-5 on the road this season.
Rutgers has won their last four contests. Their most recent win was a 4-3 overtime victory over Monmouth at home on Wed., Oct. 9; freshman forward Rachel Yaney scored the game-winning overtime goal, which was her second of the game and fourth goal of the season.
Junior midfielder Sophie Wright leads Rutgers with six goals and one assist for 13 points. She scored the first goal of the game in Rutgers’ win over Monmouth. Nine Scarlet Knights have scored a goal on the season, eight of whom have scored at least two goals. Freshman midfielder Ashpal Bhogal and senior forward Lisa Patrone each lead the team with five assists.
Georgetown at Rutgers starts at 1 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 12.
Agau, Graves-Brown Takes Part in BIG EAST...
Georgetown men's basketball player Akoy Agau (Omaha, Neb./Omaha Central/Louisville) and field...
Field Hockey Announces 2016 Campaign
Georgetown University Field Hockey Head Coach Shannon Soares announced the Hoyas’ schedule ...
Field Hockey Holds End of the Year Banquet
The Georgetown field hockey team recently held its end of the year banquet, the second with Head ...
Georgetown Field Hockey Earns NFHCA All-Academi...
The Georgetown University field hockey team earned the 2015 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA Collegiate...
Field Hockey Announces Dates for 2016 Summer Camp
Georgetown University Field Hockey Head Coach Shannon Soares has announced the dates and opened...
Soares Announces 2016 Field Hockey Captains and...
Georgetown University Field Hockey Head Coach Shannon Soares has selected two captains for 2016. ...
Georgetown Announces Field Hockey Signees
Georgetown University Field Hockey Head Coach Shannon Soares has announced the signing of four...
Graves-Brown Named to All-BIG EAST First Team
Junior Aliyah Graves-Brown (Harrisburg, Pa./Harrisburg Academy) earned All-BIG EAST First Team...
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: Add to calendar
Friday, Aug 26 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey at Davidson 6:00 PM Watch Sunday, Aug 28 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey at Appalachian State 12:00 PM Live Stats Friday, Sept 2 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey at Rider 7:00 PM Sunday, Sept 4 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey at Monmouth N.J. 12:00 PM Friday, Sept 9 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey William & Mary 1:00 PM Saturday, Sept 10 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey at Saint Francis (PA) 1:00 PM Friday, Sept 16 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey vs Quinnipiac 3:00 PM Sunday, Sept 18 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey at Yale 2:30 PM Friday, Sept 23 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey Old Dominion 1:00 PM Sunday, Sept 25 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey Lehigh 1:00 PM Friday, Sept 30 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey at Temple 6:00 PM Sunday, Oct 2 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey Longwood 1:00 PM Saturday, Oct 8 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey at Liberty 12:00 PM Friday, Oct 14 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey Providence 1:00 PM Friday, Oct 21 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey UConn 1:00 PM Sunday, Oct 23 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Field Hockey Towson 1:00 PM
- Online Stores & Tickets