Sept. 24, 2004
EVANSTON, IL – The University of Iowa field hockey team fell to the Northwestern Wildcats, 1-0, in double overtime Friday afternoon at Lakeside Field in Evanston, IL.
After a scoreless regulation and first overtime, Wildcat senior Candice Cooper scored the game’s only goal on a rebound in the circle.
The Hawkeyes were out-shot by Northwestern 15-14, and the Wildcats drew 10 penalty corners to Iowa’s nine.
Iowa put pressure on the Northwestern defense throughout most of the game, out-shooting the Wildcats 9-5 in regulation and peppered goalkeeper Sherri-Anne Nyberg with five shots in the first overtime.
Hawkeye goalkeeper Barb Weinberg made seven saves on the day, including three in overtime.
Iowa (3-5) will travel to Indiana for a Sunday game starting at Noon.