Friday's Field Hockey Results

Updated 9/6/2013

Friday's Field Hockey Scoreboard 9/6

Ball State 0, Robert Morris 1
Kent State 5, Monmouth 1
Central Michigan 2, Delaware 4
Missouri State 1, Ohio State 5


Ball State 0, Robert Morris 1

The Ball State field hockey team suffered a 1-0 loss to Robert Morris on Friday, Sept. 6 at the BSU Turf Field at the Briner Sports Complex. Sophomore goalkeeper Shelby Henley made 11 saves on the day.
The Cardinals and Colonials held each other scoreless in the first half of play. Robert Morris had seven shots to Ball State’s four in the first period.
Robert Morris’ Jamie Hartley secured a goal in the 55th minute off an assist from Simone Bindels. 
Freshman Bryce Barnes had four shots while classmate Lexi Kavanaugh was credited with three. Sophomores Allie White and Bethany Han also registered shots.
Henley made 11 saves on the day while the Colonials’ keeper Erin McKenzie made two.
Ball State is back in action on Sunday, Sept. 8 to take on Colgate at noon. Fans are encouraged to wear black to “Black Out” the Raiders. Students who swipe their student ID before halftime will receive 300 bonus points. 
You can follow the team on Twitter at @BallStateFH or on Facebook at “Ball State Field Hockey”.


Kent State 5, Monmouth 1

East Lansing, Mich. – It didn't take long for Rebecca Lee to put the Golden Flashes (2-1) on the board against Monmouth (0-2), as she scored at the five and seven minute marks of the first half to begin a 5-1 win.
"It was great to build on last weekend," said Head Coach Kathleen Wiler.  "I'm just happy to put the ball in the back of the net five times."
Lee got the scoring started off a corner with an assist by Madi Thompson.  Her second goal of the match came off the left side unassisted.
In the second half, Julia Hofmann found the back of the net, her second of the season and first of the game, off a corner with assists by Abbie Carrico and Sabrina Binder.
Shannon Martin made her one shot of the game count, scoring at the 57:11 mark.  Martin made the shot two yards out on the right side off an assist by Karleigh Carlin.
Monmouth was able to break the shutout with five minutes to go in the game.  Trish O'Dwyer scored off a cross from the left side on an assist by Amanda Schoenfeld.
However, Hofmann put Kent State's lead back to four on a goal with 67:15 on the clock.  Carrico and Caroline Corthouts each earned an assist on the play.
The Golden Flashes put on a strong defensive effort, as goalkeeper Jahna Jordan only faced four shots on goal; she finished with three saves.
Kent State outshot Monmouth 17-13; 11 of the 17 shots were on goal.
"We had a lot of chances today," Wiler said.  "We are creating a lot of opportunities and I couldn't be more pleased with that."
The Golden Flashes take to the field in East Lansing again on Sunday as they face No. 5 Syracuse.  Game time it set for 1:30pm.

Central Michigan 2, Delaware 4

Mount Pleasant, Mich. – The Central Michigan field hockey struggled to find the back of the cage versus Delaware in the first half Friday afternoon, resulting in its first loss of the 2013 season, 4-2.
After falling behind in the first half, 2-0, junior back Jordyn Brengosz rallied the Chippewas (2-1) by scoring two goals in the second half. Brengosz put CMU on the board scoring her first goal of the season unassisted at the 42:51 mark.
Sophomore back Anne Middeldorp and junior midfielder Maureen Riley aided Brengosz to score on the penalty corner. Brengosz received her second goal of the season off rebound.
The Blue Hens (2-1) started off its offense with momentum, finding the back of the cage early in the first half. Freshman midfielder Esmee Peet scored her first career goal 3:42 minutes into the game.
Fellow Blue Hens Michaela Patzner and Kasey Prettyman kept the energy high by scoring later in the first half and early in the second half.
Sophomore goalkeeper Sadie Reynold made seven saves, suffering her first loss of the season. The Maroon and Gold defense continues to be key aiding Reynolds in the cage as senior Simone Lazar, Middeldorp and Brengosz held the line on defense for all 70 minutes.
The Chippewas will be back in action on Saturday, September 7 at 2 p.m. facing Lafayette at Drexel University.

Missouri State 1, Ohio State 5

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Missouri State field hockey team gained an early lead vs. Ohio State, but couldn’t hold on as the Buckeyes defeated the Bears, 5-1, on Friday (Sept. 6).
Hillary Lawless (Sr., St. Louis, Mo.) gave the Bears (1-2) an early 1-0 advantage with her first goal of the year. Lawless scored unassisted off a Buckeyes turnover just 3:50 into the game.
From there, Ohio State (2-1) claimed victory with five unanswered goals. Nora Murer got the Buckeyes offense started when she took a center pass off a penalty corner and scored past Bears goalkeeper Andrea Bain (Sr., Victoria, British Columbia) with 25:33 showing on the clock to tie the match at one goal apiece.
About seven minutes later, Ohio State’s Peanut Johnson gave the Buckeyes their 2-1 halftime advantage after she scored unassisted off a Missouri State turnover on the right side of the cage.
The Buckeyes pushed their lead to 4-1 with a pair of goals in the second period. Johnson notched her second goal of the day 14:48 into the half. About 10 minutes later, Arielle Cowie pushed the lead to three goals when she got a slap shot from the top of the circle past Bain and into the net.
Ohio State closed the scoring when Johnson picked up a hat trick with a goal in front of the cage for what proved to be the final 5-1 margin.
Ohio State out-shot the Bears 15-to-5, which included a 9-to-2 advantage in shots on goal. Lawless led Missouri State with three shots. Holly Scherer (So., Belmont, Ontario) and Liz Young (So., San Diego, Calif.) also notched shots for the visitors.
Missouri State will take on Bucknell on Saturday (Sept. 7) in Columbus. The match is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.