Sunday, August 31, 2008

No. 19 Field Hockey Falls to 15th-Ranked American, 2-0

No. 19 UAlbany Field Hockey Falls to 15th-Ranked American, 2-0
Courtesy: UAlbany Sports Information

Washington, D.C. – Junior forward Emily Stovicek directed a pass from sophomore forward Christine Fingerhuth past UAlbany goalkeeper Ashley Ross to give 15th-ranked American a 2-0 win over UAlbany on Sunday afternoon.

After a scoreless first half, American sophomore Kirstin Gebhart scored the first goal for the Eagles with an unassisted shot at 47:05. Stovicek recorded her second goal of the season for American at the 54:59 mark.

American (2-0) held a 12-11 shot advantage over UAlbany, while the Great Danes had six penalty corners to the Eagles’ four. Ross finished with six saves in the cage for UAlbany, with senior Alyssa Poorman recording seven saves between the pipes for American.

UAlbany (1-1) returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 6, hosting Cornell in the home opener at Alumni Turf Field, starting at 1 p.m.

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