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No. 4 Field Hockey Rounds Out Regular Season at Temple on Saturday

Nancy Stevens and the Huskies have won 14 Big East regular season titles since 1996.
Oct. 31, 2014

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.

The Last Meeting
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November 8, 2013
Storrs, Conn.
No. 7 UConn Field Hockey Moves On To 12th Consecutive BIG EAST Tournament Final
The No. 7 University of Connecticut field hockey team got an early goal just 6:44 into the game from senior Anna Jeute and never looked back, defeating No. 19 Temple, 3-0, in BIG EAST Semifinal showdown on Friday night at the George J. Family Sports Complex. With the victory, UConn moves into its 12th consecutive BIG EAST Tournament Final set to be played on Sunday at 1 p.m. The Huskies will face the winner of the Old Dominion/Louisville Semifinal contest. Connecticut moves to 16-4 (6-1 Big East), while Temple drops to 14-6 (4-3 Big East) with the loss.

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. 

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