OXFORD, Ohio (Oct. 23) -- Senior Courtney Seyferth (Ann Arbor, Mich./Pioneer)
scored two goals, including the game-winner with 39 seconds remaining in the
contest, to lead Miami University's field hockey team past 19th-ranked and
Mid-American Conference leader Ohio University, 2-1 at Miami Turf Field.
Seyferth opened the scoring for the RedHawks (6-10, 2-6) by putting away her
sixth goal of the season with 22:21 remaining in the first half. Junior Kari
Roche (Escondido, Calif./San Pasqual) notched her fourth assist of the
season on the blast.
Miami's lead remained intact until the 5:30 mark of the second half when
Ohio freshman Jen Watt scored the lone goal for the Bobcats (12-7, 7-2) to
tie the game 1-1. However, with only 39 seconds left in regulation, Seyferth
scored her third goal in two days off a rebound to give the RedHawks the
Sophomore goalkeeper Marie Vaughn (Davis, Calif./Davis) led Miami's defense
with 12 saves, while the RedHawks also notched a season-high three defensive
Miami will close out the regular season next weekend with a pair of MAC road
contests. The RedHawks meet Ball State at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29 before
traveling to Central Michigan for the regular-season finale at 1 p.m. on
Saturday, Oct. 30.
Miami: Courtney Seyferth (1) (22:21, 1st Half) Assist: Kari Roche (1)
Ohio: Jen Watt (1) (5:30, 2nd)
Miami: Seyferth (2) (:39, 2nd)
Shots on goal: Miami 5, Ohio 18
Penalty Corners: Miami 4, Ohio 14
Saves: Marie Vaughn (Miami) 12, Michelle Hinman (Ohio) 2