COLUMBUS, Ohio – Katherine Nagengast matched her career high of 12 saves to backbone New Hampshire to Saturday afternoon’s 3-1 road victory against Ohio State at Buckeye University Field.
UNH, playing its 2011 season opener, scored on the first shot of the game en route to building a 3-0 halftime lead. The top two point producers from a year ago combined to give the Wildcats a 1-0 lead at 3:23 when Whitney Frates found Hayley Rausch in the middle of the circle and Rausch fired a shot into the right side of the cage.
No. 2 North Carolina 5, No. 9 Michigan 0 — Full Recap
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Behind two goals each from Elizabeth Stephens and Samantha Travers and one from Kelsey Kolojejchick, No. 2 North Carolina opened its 2011 season Saturday with a 5-0 win at No. 9 Michigan in the first game of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. In action at Ocker Field, the Tar Heels scored early, with Stephens’ first goal coming on a corner in the fifth minute of play, and led 4-0 at the half.
No. 5 Syracuse 4, Monmouth 0
SYRACUSE — Syracuse opened the 2011 season with a 4-0 victory versus Monmouth today inside the friendly confines of J.S. Coyne Stadium. The Orange recorded 33 shots and 15 penalty corners, to just three shots and one corner for the Hawks. Four different players scored for Syracuse, including sophomore midfielder Leonie Geyer, senior forward Heather Susek, junior back Amy Kee and senior midfielder Nicole Nelson.
The Orange opened the scoring flood gates at 22:29 as Geyer took the ball baseline and beat Monmouth goalkeeper, Teresa Mathews, on the right side to give Syracuse a 1-0 advantage.
Game information compiled from respective athletic department websites.