Hawkeyes Dominate Saint Louis, 12-0

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Sept. 19, 2009

Final Stats

IOWA CITY, IA – – The University of Iowa field hockey team defeated Saint Louis Saturday at Grant Field, 12-0. The Hawkeyes move to 2-5 on the season with the victory.

The Hawkeyes scored ten first-half goals en route to a big win over the Billikens. The Black and Gold struck early in the third minute of play as Sarah Drake scored off a corner. Meghan Beamesderfer was credited with the assist.

In the seventh minute of play, Jess Werley scored off a deflection to push the Iowa lead to 2-0. Moments later, Dean scored her first of three consecutive goals. The three goals mark the first career hat trick for Dean. With Iowa leading 5-0, Werley then scored back-to-back goals to push the Hawkeye lead to 7-0. The three goals also mark the first career hat trick for Werley.

At the 29:16 mark, Beamesderfer scored for Iowa. Two minutes later, she added another to give Iowa a 9-0 advantage. Freshman Geena Lesiak scored in the 34th minute, extending the Iowa lead to 10-0 at halftime.

Drake scored her second goal of the game in the 55th minute. Becca Spengler then scored at the 62:58 mark, giving Iowa a 12-0 lead.

The 12 goals scored are the most scored by Iowa since 1997 when the Hawkeyes defeated Saint Louis, 13-0.

The Hawkeyes open Big Ten play Friday at Michigan. Game time is scheduled for 3 p.m. central time. The game can be seen as a tape-delayed broadcast Sept. 27 at 5 p.m. central time on the Big Ten Network.

GAME SUMMARYSLU         0   0   0IOWA        10  2   12
IOWA Sarah Drake (Megan Beamesderfer) 2:26/1stIOWA Jess Werley (unassisted) 6:53/1stIOWA Tricia Dean (unassisted) 9:18/1stIOWA Tricia Dean (Penalty Stroke) 11:12/1stIOWA Tricia Dean (unassisted) 13:58/1stIOWA Jess Werley (unassisted) 15:05/1stIOWA Jess Werley (unassisted) 17:21/1stIOWA Meghan Beamesderfer (unassisted) 29:16/1stIOWA Meghan Beamesderfer (unassisted) 31:23/1stIOWA Geena Lesiak (unassisted) 33:49/1stIOWA Sarah Drake (unassisted) 54:20/2ndIOWA Becca Spengler (Jess Werley) 62:58/2nd
Shots - Iowa 25, Saint Louis 3Penalty Corners - Iowa 10, Saint Louis 2Saves - Kathleen McGraw (Iowa) 0, Kelsey Boyce (Iowa) 2; Katherine Deem (Saint Louis) 8

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