Hawkeyes Fall To Miami (OH) In Home Opener

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Sept. 5, 2010

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IOWA CITY, Iowa – – The 19th-ranked University of Iowa field hockey lost to Miami (OH) Sunday in its home opener at Grant Field, 5-1.

Miami (OH) scored first in the sixth minute. Jackie Nguyen chipped in a goal from close to give the RedHawks an early advantage. Kate Snyder scored at the 13:07 mark to push the Miami (OH) lead to 2-0, which would hold until halftime.

In the early moments of the second half, Mary Hull scored for the RedHawks to push the lead to 3-0. The Hawkeyes answered minutes later. Freshman Kelsey Mitchell scored her first collegiate goal to make the score 3-1. Miami (OH) added two additional goals to seal the victory, 5-1.

Iowa (0-3) will return to action tomorrow in Iowa City. The Hawkeyes will host Brown at Noon at Grant Field. Admission is free.

GAME SUMMARYMIAMI (OH) (4-0)    2   3  - -  5#19 IOWA (0-3)          0   1  - -  1
MIAMI Jackie Nguyen (unassisted) 5:32/1stMIAMI Kate Snyder (unassisted) 13:07/1stMIAMI Mary Hull (unassisted) 39:09/2ndIOWA Kelsey Mitchell (unassisted) 46:49/2ndMIAMI Kylie Landeros (unassisted) 57:35/2ndMIAMI Emily Gruesser (unassisted) 65:50/2nd
Shots -Iowa 9, Miami (OH) 13Penalty Corners - Iowa 10, Miami (OH) 3Saves - Kathleen McGraw (Iowa) 3, Kelsey Boyce (Iowa) 1;Sarah Mueller (Miami (OH)) 1