Field hockey continues to disappoint in 4-1 loss

Nick Shook

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The Kent State Field Hockey team fell to Ohio State on Sunday afternoon at Murphy-Mellis Field by a score of 4-1.

Ohio State found success offensively early in the game when Nora Murer scored off of a in the sixth minute of the game. The Buckeyes extended their lead 20 minutes later when Jenn Sciulli scored her second goal of the season.

Kent State fell behind by as many as four goals before finally getting on the scoreboard, when senior Debbie Bell converted a corner attempt for a goal.

Senior Amy Wimsatt and sophomore Alyssa McFerren assisted in the Golden Flashes only goal of the game.

Freshman goalkeeper Jahna Jordan was impressive, despite the final score. Jordan, who was constantly facing pressure from the Buckeye’s offense, made nine saves, and didn’t allow a single goal from the field. Ohio State scored all four of their goals on corners, converting 50 percent of their attempts.

Kent State’s record dropped to 2-5 on the season, and the Flashes will return to the pitch on Monday at noon as they host California.

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