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No. 2 Field Hockey Ready for Georgetown and American This Weekend

Olivia Bolles and the Huskies will play two games on the road this weekend.

Oct. 17, 2013

STORRS, Conn. - The second-ranked University of Connecticut field hockey team will head down I-95 this weekend for games at Georgetown and American.  The Huskies will take on the Hoyas Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. in College Park, Md. while the contest against American is set for Sunday at 1 p.m. in our nation’s capital.

Georgetown enters the game with a 2-11 record and an 0-4 mark in Big East play.  UConn has won all 10 games it has played against the Hoyas and the Huskies have outscored Georgetown 46-6 over the last six matchups between the two squads.

The Last Meeting
October 13, 2012
Storrs, Conn.
Boddy Scores Twice to Help No. 4 Field Hockey Improve to 14-0
Graduate student back Louisa Boddy posted another two goals and senior back Vicky Arthur notched the first goal of her career to lead the No. 4 University of Connecticut field hockey team to a 4-1 victory over Georgetown on Saturday afternoon at the George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex in Storrs, Conn. With the win, UConn improves to a spotless 14-0 on the season and 5-0 in BIG EAST play. The Hoyas slip to 2-13 overall, 0-4 in league action.

The Last Meeting
November 13, 2010
College Park, Md.
Huskies Defeat American, Advance To NCAA Second Round
Rayell Heistand (Hamburg, Pa.) posted the game-winning goal in the sudden death stroke off for the University of Connecticut field hockey team as UConn defeated American and advanced to the Quarterfinal Round of the NCAA tournament.

American enters the weekend with an 8-4 record but three of its losses have come against Old Dominion, Wake Forest and Maryland, all of which were ranked on game day. 

10 different Eagles have scored multiple goals this year.  UConn is 3-0 all-time against American most recently defeating the Eagles 3-2 in penalty strokes during the first round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament. 

Junior forward Chloe Hunnable continues to lead the Huskies’ scoring attack with 14 goals and she is one of seven Huskies with at least four assists on the season.  Reigning Big East Offensive Player of the Week Marie Elena Bolles is second on the team with nine goals and 25 points while sophomore back Roisin Upton is right on her heels with eight goals and eight assists for 24 points.

Junior forward Anne Jeute leads the team with nine assists and four of her six goals have come in game-winning fashion.  All-American goaltender Sarah Mansfield has posted five shutouts already this season and she sports a goals against average of 1.12.