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@OhioFieldHockey Shutout By UC Davis

@OhioFieldHockey Shutout By UC Davis

Sept. 2, 2016

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THE BASICS
Score: UC Davis 3, Ohio 0
Records: Ohio (1-2, 0-0 MAC), UC Davis (1-1, 0-0 America East)
Location: Athens, Ohio (Pruitt Field)


Short Story:
The Ohio field hockey team (1-2, 0-0 MAC) suffered its second loss of the season, 3-0 to America East foe UC Davis Aggies (1-1, 0-0 America East) on Friday (Sep. 2) at Pruitt Field in Athens, Ohio.

HOW IT HAPPENED

• UC Davis would strike first with just over 10 minutes gone in the first half,  with Kate Young putting one past Ohio Redshirt goalkeeper Lina Trucco (Lake Bluff, Ill.).
•  Trucco would come up big just four minutes later when she would make a sprawling save to stop a UC Davis shot.
•  After a sluggish five minutes from both sides, UC Davis would go up 2-0 on a goal by Courtney Hessler.
•  At the half, UC Davis led 2-0, but was outshot by Ohio 5-4 and was losing the penalty corner battle 4-3.
•  Trucco would continue to come up clutch after stopping a powerful shot off a corner four minutes into the second half.
•  However, Kathleen Humphries of UC Davis would put one by Trucco with 20 minutes left in the game to put the Aggies up 3-0
•  The last 20 minutes were filled with a lot of action in the middle of the field and finished with a UC Davis victory.
• Despite losing, Ohio led the shot battle 13-7. Sophomore Kendall Ballard (Charlottesville, Va.) led the Bobcats with six shots.
•  Ohio also finished the game with a 10-4 lead in Penalty corners.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
•  UC Davis goalie Beth Lee collected her first win of the year.
•  Lina Trucco’s three saves today make it 12 on the year and 102 for her career.

QUOTABLE
“The last pass was what let us down. We didn’t put the ball in front of goal. We didn’t finish on goal. We certainly had the opportunities.” – 12th-year head coach Neil Macmillan

UP NEXT
Ohio will travel to Columbus to play Ohio State on Sunday (Sep. 4).

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