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The Appalachian State University field hockey team looks for its second win of the season on Monday when they take on Ball State at the Brandon and Erica M Adock Field at Appalachian Field Hockey Stadium at 11 a.m.
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Appalachian to Face Ball State on Labor Day
Courtesy: Appalachian State Sports Information
Release: Sunday 08/31/2014 (ET)
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BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian State University field hockey team looks for its second win of the season on Monday when they take on Ball State at the Brandon and Erica M Adock Field at Appalachian Field Hockey Stadium at 11 a.m.

The Mountianeers picked up its first win of the season on Friday spoiling Georgetown hopes for a win with two game clinching goals in the waning minutes of the game. Freshman Taylor Cimbalist led the charge collecting two goals on two shots. Freshman Micaela Diedericks helped evenly with one goal and an assist on the day.

Ball State comes off a 4-1 win against Davidson on Sunday. The Cardinals were led by forward Lexi Kavanaugh. She scored two goals on two shots against the Wildcats. Midfielder Tori Widrick added a goal and an assist.

The last meeting against the Cardinals for the Mountaineers was Sept. 7, 2013. Appalachian traveled to Harrisburg, Va. to take on Ball State at a neutral site and dropped the match 2-0.

Last Meeting’s Article

Harrisonburg, Va. – Appalachian State Field Hockey was defeated by Ball State on Monday 2-0 in a neutral site match located in Harrisonburg, Va.

The Cardinals (1-1) scored early on in the ninth minute of the game when Tori Widrick took the dribble in to the right side of the goal, making the score 1-0.

The Mountaineers (0-2) could not catch up as they dropped behind 2-0 at the 58:41 minute mark.  Lexi Kavanaugh scored on the right side of the goal off of a pass from Bethany Han.

Sophomore Caroline Phillips led the team in shots with eight, followed by sophomore Lindsay Amador with five.  Senior Sarah Anderson played in goal all 70 minutes and recorded seven saves.

Appalachian outshot Ball State 21-17 and earned 10 penalty corners to the Cardinals’ five.



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