The Kent State field hockey team (1-2) allowed 11 goals in two games after losing 6-0 against Old Dominion Saturday and 5-1 to Michigan State on Sunday.
The Golden Flashes allowed four points in the first half of Saturday’s loss to No. 16 ranked Old Dominion.
The Flashes allowed the Monarchs to score three of those four goals in a four- minute span to give Old Dominion a 4-0 lead by intermission.
Sophomore goalkeeper Andrea Rine- hart, recorded one save in her 50 minutes of play, before freshman goalkeeper Kate- lyn Keller, came in for the final 29 min- utes, earning two saves.
Old Dominion dominated Kent State in shots, recording 23 as the
Flashes recorded three.Kent State’s struggles continued
as they headed into Sunday’s game against No. 19 Michigan State.
The Flashes allowed two goals in the first half and three in the second, giving the Spartans a 5-1 victory.
Sophomore Silvia Figa Malgosa scored the Flashes’ only goal of the weekend late in the second half off a deflected ball.
Rinehart played the full 70 minutes for the Flashes making 11 saves while facing 25 shots.
Kent State continues its road swing as they head to Iowa City, Iowa to take on the University of Iowa Saturday Sept. 12 and Stanford University Sun- day at Sept. 13. Both games begin at 12:30 p.m.
Zac Sommer is a sports reporter for The Kent Stater. Contact him at [email protected]