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#22 Great Danes Blank Miami (OH), 2-0, For First Win

UAlbany Sports Information   08-31-2019

Score: No. 22 UAlbany 2 | Miami (OH) 0

Location:  Newark, Del.

Records: No. 22 UAlbany 1-1 | Miami 0-1

Short story: Two Great Danes scored in the third quarter as the No. 22 UAlbany field hockey team blanked Miami (OH), 2-0, in Newark, Del. for its first win of the season.

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Recap

Junior Cosima Rocktaeschel and sophomore Kelsey McCrudden each scored for UAlbany while freshman Lillian Hickey picked up an assist. Rocktaeschel and McCrudden notched their first goals of the season and Hickey tallied her first collegiate point as Great Danes.

Shots were even at 1-1 in the first half as the two teams entered halftime tied 0-0.

Rocktaeschel broke the tied at 33:32 with a deflection off a pass from Hickey. McCrudden added a goal at 36:04 with a shot to the left of the cage.

Senior Melissa Nealon recorded her first clean sheet of the season behind three saves. 

Up next: UAlbany welcomes Harvard to campus on Friday, September 6 in the squad’s home opener.

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