Hawkeyes Fall To Ohio State, 2-0

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Oct. 19, 2008

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IOWA CITY, IA – The University of Iowa field hockey team lost to Big Ten foe Ohio State Sunday, 2-0. The eighth-ranked Hawkeyes are now 11-4 overall and 2-2 in Big Ten Conference play on the season.

The first half was a defensive battle until Ohio State took a 1-0 advantage in the 29th minute. Emily Mikac found Rachel Hunter, who scored for the Buckeyes on a breakaway.

The Hawkeyes applied pressure in the last few minutes of play but were unable to muster a score in the second half.

Ohio State added a goal in the last minute of play to push the score to 2-0.

Iowa travels to Michigan State Saturday. The Hawkeyes will battle the fourth-ranked Spartans at noon (CT). The game can be seen on the Big Ten Network as a same-day delay at 4 p.m. (CT).

GAME SUMMARYIOWA        0   0   0OSU     1   1   2
OSU Rachel Hunter (Emily Mikac) 28:14/1stOSU Emily Mikac (unassisted) 69:33/2nd
Shots - Iowa 6, Ohio State 7Penalty Corners - Iowa 6, Ohio State 2Saves - Lissa Munley (Iowa) 3, Ally Tunitis (Ohio State) 4
Team Records - #8 Iowa (11-4, 2-2) Ohio State (11-6, 2-3)