– The Georgetown University field hockey team is 6-1 after a 5-2 loss against Villanova last Friday and a 3-2 victory over La Salle on Sunday. This week, the Hoyas play their second BIG EAST contest against Quinnipiac (3-4) on Friday, September 21 at 3 p.m. before traveling to Providence to face Brown (2-4) on Sunday, September 23 at noon. Live stats will be available for both games at GUHoyas.com.
Junior midfielder Michaela Bruno
(Garden City, N.Y. / Garden City) scored two goals in last week's contest against La Salle. She is now even with senior captain Helena Masiello
(East Greenbush, N.Y. / Columbia) with three goals each. Sophomore Cami Osborne
(Newtown Square, Pa. / Academy of Notre Dame de Namur) is still leading the Blue & Gray with 11 points off five goals and one assist. Freshman goalkeeper Ciara Weets
(Springfield, Va. / Lake Braddock Secondary) recorded eight saves over the weekend and has a 0.775 save percentage.
Quinnipiac, picked fifth in the BIG EAST Preseason Coaches' Poll, faced then-No. 2 UConn in its first BIG EAST contest last weekend and lost 8-0. The bobcats finished their weekend with a 6-1 victory over Brown. Freshman forward Makayla Adams scored two goals against Brown and currently leads the team with nine points, off four goals and one assist. Last season, Quinnipiac edged Georgetown, 2-1.
Brown faces Ivy League opponent Columbia on Saturday before hosting the Hoyas on Sunday. The Bears have compiled two wins this season against Bryant and New Hampshire. Junior forward Gina Openshaw leads the Bears with four goals and goalkeeper Katie Hammaker has made 38 saves this season, giving her a 0.704 save percentage. Georgetown and Brown last met in 2015, resulting in a 2-1 win for the Bears. Masiello scored the Hoyas' lone goal in the contest.
The weekend will conclude the Hoyas' four-game road swing. The squad will return to Cooper Field to host No. 11 Old Dominion on Friday, September 28.