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@OhioFieldHockey Loses 2-1 To Cornell

@OhioFieldHockey Loses 2-1 To Cornell

Sept. 9, 2016

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Score: Cornell 2, Ohio 1
Records: Ohio (1-5, 0-0 MAC), Cornell (3-0, 0-0 Ivy League)
Location: Piscataway, N.J. (Bauer Field Hockey Complex)

Short Story: The Ohio (1-5) field hockey team played quality defense in a 2-1 loss against Ivy League foe Cornell (3-0).

● The first half saw no score, but it saw a stellar defensive performance from Ohio.
● Ohio was outshot 13-4 in the first half, but redshirt senior goalkeeper Lina Trucco (Lake Bluff, Ill.) stepped up stopping all seven shots that were on goal.
● Cornell broke down the Ohio defense netting two goals in a span of three minutes to give the Big Red a 2-0 lead with about 15 minutes left in the match.
● The Bobcats would not go down without a fight as sophomore Kendall Ballard (Charlottesville, Va.) tallied a goal off a corner that was assisted by sophomore Emma Eggleston (Houston, Texas) and freshman Brittany Keen (Perth, Western Australia) with just under two minutes left in the match.
● Cornell would not allow Ohio another shot and held on to win 2-0.
● Trucco made eight saves on 10 shots on goal.
● The Bobcats lost the corner battle 7-4.
● Ballard has scored goals in back-to-back games for the first time this season.
● Keen's assist was the first of her Ohio career.

"Obviously we are disappointed, but we are looking to Sunday and to get ready to go out there (Towson) and attack it." -- 1st-year assistant coach Rachel McCarthy

Ohio wraps up the road trip with Towosn in Towson, Md., on Sunday (Sept. 11). The match is scheduled to start at 12 p.m ET.


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