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STORRS, Conn. – Three games and three wins for Roisin Upton and the Irish national field hockey team, as the Green Army blanked Hong Kong – 10-0 – in the final game of pool play on Tuesday in World League Round 2.
Upton, a two-time First Team All-American at UConn, scored her first senior international goal in the 18th minute, giving Ireland a 1-0 lead on the way to its rout of Hong Kong and a 3-0 record in Pool B.
In three games, Ireland outscored opponents, 24-1, on its way to advancing from the initial stage of the tournament. The Green Army will play Singapore, the last-place team in Pool A, in the quarterfinals on Thursday – time to be announced.
Upton, a native of Limerick, Ire., was a two-time All-Mideast Region Player of the Year and two-time Big East Defensive Player of the year at UConn. The Huskies won the 2013 and 2014 national championships during her tenure.