Live Stats vs. Temple
PHILADELPHIA – The No. 4 University of Connecticut field hockey team rounds out regular season play on Saturday, Nov. 1 against Big East foe No. 16 Temple at 1 p.m. at Geasy Field. The Huskies, who claimed a share of the 2014 Big East regular season title last weekend, can win the conference crown outright with a win over the Owls.
Connecticut (13-2, 4-0 Big East) has won 20 of its last 22 league games and has claimed 14 of the last 18 regular season conference titles under head coach Nancy Stevens.
The Huskies and Owls have played eight games in a series that dates back to 1986. Currently, the Huskies hold a 5-2-1 all-time edge, including a pair of wins over their out-of-state foes in the 2013 season. The last match-up came in the 2013 Big East Semifinal, a contest in which UConn emerged with a 3-0 victory behind goals from Roisin Upton (Limerick, Ireland) and Chloe Hunnable (Halstead, England).
As a team, UConn ranks in the top-10 nationally in goals against average (1.05), goals per game (3.31), penalty corner attempts per game (8.63) and points per game (9.94). Individually, senior captain Chrissy Davidson ranks first in the Big East and 15th in the country with a stellar 0.69 assists/gm mark. Redshirt-freshman goalkeeper Nina Klein (Topton, Pa.) checks in at No. 6 with a 1.05 GAA and is also fourth in the conference with a .684 save percentage.
Fans can keep up with all the action live a live gametracker link (posted above) or follow @UConnFHockey on Twitter for in-game updates.
Next up for the Huskies is a date in the Big East Championship, set to be played in Providence, R.I. from Nov. 7-9. UConn can claim the tournament’s No. 1 seed with a victory against Temple.