NH College Roundup: UNH field hockey topped by Iowa
September 10. 2017 11:34PM
IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of New Hampshire field hockey team hung around early with 17th-ranked Iowa on Sunday before falling to the Hawkeyes 7-1.
Taylor Scafidi scored a late first-half goal to keep UNH close at 2-1, but Iowa scored five unanswered second-half goals to record the win.
UNH left Iowa with a weekend split against the nationally-ranked Hawkeyes. The Wildcats prevailed 3-2 in overtime Friday. New Hampshire is now 3-2 overall. Iowa is 3-4.
Dartmouth 7, Bryant 2: Morgan Philie had two goals as the Big Green improved to 2-2.
Katie Spanos had a goal and two assists, while Katie Persin, Kira Koehler and Amrit Ahluwalia all scored.
Goalkeeper Hailey Valerio made one save in the win.
St. Michael’s 1, Franklin Pierce 0: Franklin Pierce fell to 2-2 as St. Michael’s scored the game’s lone goal following a defensive turnover.
Dartmouth 4, Quinnipiac 1: Dartmouth improved to 4-2, led by Bianca Ribi’s two goals.
Also scoring for Dartmouth were Brittany Champagne and Remy Borinsky.
Erin Kawakami (two), Alyssa Neuberger (two) and Gia Parker had assists.
UNH 1, Columbia 1: The Wildcats, ranked 24th nationally in one poll, allowed its first goal of the season, had its win streak snapped and stayed unbeaten all in one game. Jacob Gould, a freshman from Exeter, scored his first college goal on a one-timer from the doorstep at 63:47, allowing UNH to tie Columbia (1-0-2) on Saturday night before 500 fans at Wildcat Stadium. The Wildcats are 4-0-1.
UNH goalkeeper Andrew Pesci allowed his first goal of the season, by Arthur Bosua, at the 35:20-minute mark. Pesci, of Windham, made one save.
The Wildcats host Holy Cross on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium.