Hawkeyes Fall to No. 10 Stanford

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Sept. 15, 2013

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The eighth ranked University of Iowa field hockey team (4-2) fell to No. 10 Stanford (5-1) Sunday afternoon at Grant Field, 2-0.

Iowa played tight defense in the first half, limiting the Cardinal to five shots. Stanford finally opened the scoring on the last play of the first half as Courtney Haldeman scored off a deflection.

Stanford opened up a 2-0 lead 10 minutes into the second half as Kelsey Harbin scored on a penalty stroke. Stanford limited Iowa to only one penalty corner.

Kelcey Boyce played well in goal once again for the Hawkeyes, posting five saves.

“I thought Kelcey Boyce played well for us today,” said head coach Tracey Griesbaum. “She was pretty incredible in certain moments.”

Iowa sees action next on the road in Kent, Ohio against Drexel on Sept. 21. Game time is set for 11 a.m. (CT).

#10 Stanford (5-1) 1 1 2
#8 Iowa (4-2) 0 0 0
STANFORD Courtney Haldeman 35:00/1st
STANFORD Kelsey Harbin (penalty stroke) 45:38/2nd
Shots Iowa 5, Stanford 13
Penalty Corners Iowa 1, Stanford 8
Saves Kelsey Boyce (Iowa), 5