Mountaineers field hockey split weekend series – The Appalachian


App State field hockey took to the street Sept. 30 to stand Miami, earlier than returning house to stand Lock Haven on Sunday.

On Sept. 30 the Mountaineers hit the street to Oxford, Ohio to stand Miami University. Despite staying degree in the course of the first few video games, the Mountaineers had been in search of their first street convention win of the 2022 marketing campaign. The Mountaineers had been confirmed no fit for the Redhawks as they trailed 3-0 after the primary duration. Midway thru the second one duration, the Mountaineers began to claw again into the sport with a purpose from Rachel Fleig. Shortly after, simply earlier than the halftime destroy, Friederike Stegen discovered the again of the web for her 8th purpose of the season. After clawing their long ago into the sport, the Mountaineers regarded to make use of the momentum and to find an equalizer. 

The Mountaineers perceived to don’t have any solution for the Redhawks in the second one part as they had been restricted offensively, having 4 pictures within the 3rd duration and nil pictures within the fourth duration. With not more probabilities and alternatives left within the recreation, the Mountaineers fell to the crimson sizzling Redhawks, 3-2. 

Stegen’s 8th purpose of the season broke her personal private purpose document. Alongside Stegen, Carli Ciocco recorded her 8th help of the season, which moved her as much as 5th all-time at App State for assists in one season. 

After falling brief to the Redhawks, App State regarded to bop again on Sunday Oct. 2, because the Mountaineers hosted Lock Haven in a non-conference showdown. Just just like the Miami recreation, Lock Haven were given onto the board first and had the Mountaineers enjoying from in the back of as soon as once more. The Mountaineers briefly spoke back in the second one duration, as Stegen captured her 9th purpose of the season, 40 seconds into the second one duration. Lock Haven discovered some other purpose, from Martina Spangenberg midway thru the second one duration, taking the 2-1 lead into halftime. 

While handiest having 3 pictures within the first part the Mountaineers discovered a 2nd wind and began amplifying power at the Bald Eagles’ protection. Despite 0 targets within the 3rd duration, it was once all Mountaineers in the second one part. Briefly into the fourth duration, Stegen discovered the again of the web for her 2nd of the sport, tying the sport 2-2. Within the overall 5 mins, the momentum absolutely swung the Mountaineers’ manner as they scored with 3:55 left within the recreation, courtesy of Fleig. App State held Lock Haven to 0 pictures for the remainder of the sport and the Mountaineers took down crimson sizzling 9-2, Lock Haven Bald Eagles.

The Mountaineers at the moment are sitting at 1-2 within the MAC and 5-5 general at the season. App State hosts MAC opponent Bellarmine on Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. at Brandon & Erica M. Adcock Field.

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