– The Georgetown University field hockey team (6-3, 0-2 BIG EAST) will host a pair of games this week at Cooper Field. The Blue & Gray will square off against No. 16 Old Dominion (7-2, 1-1 BIG EAST) in a BIG EAST matchup on Friday, Sept. 28 at noon and Lehigh (1-8) on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. Live stats and a live stream will be available for both games at GUHoyas.com.
Last weekend, the Hoyas were defeated by Quinnipiac, 2-1, and by Brown, 4-2. Junior forward Lindsay Getz
(Northfield, Ill. / Loyola Academy) scored two goals over the weekend. Getz now has 10 points off of four goals and two assists. GU outshot Brown, 15-7, on Sunday and sophomore Cami Osborne
(Newtown Square, Pa. / Academy of Notre Dame de Namur) notched her sixth goal of the season. Osborne leads the team in points with 13, with a team-high six goals. Sophomore Ali Cronin
(Hershey, Pa. / Hershey) leads the Hoyas in assists, with five. Freshman goalkeeper Ciara Weets
(Springfield, Va. / Lake Braddock Secondary) made four saves over the weekend.
Old Dominion is coming off of a 3-2 loss to VCU and a 4-2 loss to No. 2 UConn. Junior forward Erin Huffman leads the Monarchs with 16 points off of seven goals and two assists. Huffman scored one goal in each game last weekend. ODU is rotating its three goalkeepers this season who have a combined .683 save percentage and 1.42 GAA.
The Monarchs defeated the Hoyas, 6-2, last season with goals by Jax van der Veen
(Exton, Pa. / The Agnes Irwin School) and Nell van Schaack
(Winnetka, Ill. / New Trier). GU is 0-4 against Old Dominion in the all-time series.
Last weekend, Lehigh lost to LIU Brooklyn, 6-2. Freshman Sam Nason tallied her first collegiate points, as she scored both goals for the Mountain Hawks. Sophomore Lenke Havas leads Lehigh in both the goals and assists categories for a total of 10 points. The Mountain Hawks defeated Ball State, 2-1, for their lone win this season.
The Hoyas were edged by Lehigh, 3-2, last season, but defeated them 3-2 in the 2016 campaign. Lehigh leads the all-time series, 10-5.
Following this weekend, the Blue & Gray will visit Temple on Friday, Oct. 5 and Rutgers on Sunday, Oct. 7. For more information, visit www.GUHoyas.com.