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Field Hockey Opens Conference Play Against Georgetown on Saturday

Roisin Upton has notched a team-high five assists in eight games this season.
Oct. 2, 2014

Live Stats vs. Georgetown

STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut field hockey team returns to the George J. Sherman Family-Sports Complex for the first time in over a week when it hosts Georgetown in its Big East opener on Saturday, Oct. 4 at noon.

The Last Meeting
Connecticut5
Georgetown0
October 18, 2013
College Park, Md.
Bolles' Hat-Trick Keys No. 2 Field Hockey's 5-0 Rout of Georgetown
Preseason Offensive Player of the Year Marie Elena Bolles notched the first hat-trick of her career, scoring all three goals in a 5:14 span, to lead the No. 2 University of Connecticut field hockey team to a decisive 5-0 victory over Georgetown on Friday afternoon. With the win, UConn improves to 13-1 on the year and 5-0 in conference play. The Hoyas slip to 2-12 overall, 0-5 in the loop.

Husky fans can keep up with all the action live via a gametracker link listed above. In addition, Saturday’s contest will be streamed live and can be seen by CLICKING HERE.

UConn (6-2) is coming off a pair of losses to No. 9 Stanford and No. 1 UNC over the weekend. Connecticut checked in at No. 6 in the weekly NFHCA/ Penn Monto poll with 624 points and also was one of just three teams to receive a first-place vote.

The Huskies have won each of their last six conference openers, dating back to the 2007 season. Overall, UConn sports a stellar 11-0 all-time mark against the Hoyas, including a dominant 5-0 victory last season, highlighted by a hat-trick from senior forward Marie Elena Bolles.


 

 

Nationally, the Huskies are third in the country with 8.56 corners per game and check in in the top-30 in goals against average (1.03), scoring margin (1.56) and shutouts per game (0.44).

Georgetown enters the matchup with a 4-5 record but has dropped three of its last five games. As a team, the Hoyas are averaging 1.78 goals per game, heading by the play of Aliyah Graves-Brown, who has tallied a team-best nine points on three goals and three assists. 

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