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    No. 6 Field Hockey Beats Quinnipiac 6-1
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    With the win Connecticut improves to 10-1 overall.  Quinnipiac slips to 2-7 following the loss and have lost nine consecutive meetings with the Huskies.

    UConn buried the Bobcats early with a four-goal outburst over the opening 26 minutes, led by Leck's pair.  Senior Lauren Aird (Harare, Zimbabwe) registered her team-best ninth goal of the season just 3:25 into the contest beating two Quinnipiac defenders along the way. 

    Freshman Jill Kleeblad (Naarden, Holland) increased the lead to 2-0 at 18:43 when she tipped home a shot from Aird.

    Leck followed with two goals over a span of less than four minutes to increase the margin to 4-0.

    Lauren Hartnett got Quinnipiac on the board with a goal off a feed from Lauren Kuchmak to make the score 4-1 at halftime.

    Gonzalez rounded out the game's scoring with two scores in the second half.  The first coming off an assist from Jennifer Kleinhans (Mannheim, Germany) at 44:58 before adding her second unassisted less than four minutes later to account for the final 6-1 margin.

    For the game, UConn outshot Quinnipiac 28-6 and attempted nine penalty corners to the Bobcats' four opportunities.

    The Huskies continue their current homestand with a BIG EAST meeting against Georgetown on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex at 12:00 p.m. (ET).


    Scoring Summary               1st     2nd     Final
    Quinnipiac (2-7)               1       0        1
    No. 6 Connecticut (10-1)       4       2        6

    UConn - Aird, Lauren (9), 3:25
    UConn - Kleeblad, Jill (2), 18:43 (Aird, Lauren)
    UConn - Leck, Lindsey (6), 21:40 (Kleinhans, Jennifer)
    UConn - Leck, Lindsey (7), 25:22
    Quinn - Hartnett, Lauren, 29:46 (Kuchmak, Lauren)
    UConn - Gonzalez, Melissa (5), 44:58 (Kleinhans, Jennifer)
    UConn - Gonzalez, Melissa (6), 48:52


    Statistical Summary      QU        UConn
    Shots                    6           28
    Saves                    12          2
    Penalty Corners          4           9

       
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