STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut field hockey team continues non-conference play when it hosts No. 9 Stanford on Friday, Sept. 26 at the George J. Sherman Family-Sports Complex at 6 p.m.
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UConn (6-0) checked in as the No. 2 team in the country in the weekly NFHCA/Penn Monto poll, tallying 858 points and 11 first-place votes.
The Huskies are coming off a two-win weekend over UMass and Lafayette. Connecticut head coach Nancy Stevens picked up her 400th win at UConn on Friday night. She has compiled an impressive 581-175-24 record for a .760 winning percentage over her 36 seasons at the DI level. In 2013, Stevens became the all-time winningest coach in NCAA Division I Field Hockey history, surpassing Old Dominion coach Beth Anders as the sport’s all-time winner.
The Huskies and Cardinal have played five games in the past with UConn holding a 5-0 all-time edge. Last season, the Huskies traveled to Palo Alto, Calif. and came away with a 2-1 double-overtime win, courtesy of a game-winner from junior midfielder Sophie Bowden (Somerset, England) with less than 11 minutes to play.
In 2014, the Huskies have out-scored their foes by a 7-to-2 margin in the first half. In addition, UConn holds a 22-to-8 edge in first half penalty corner attempts.