The Chippewas open the season under second-year coach Mike Gawlik on Friday at the Army Invitational in West Point, N.Y. They are scheduled to play St. Francis Brooklyn and then Hartford on Friday, and close the event on Saturday against the host Black Knights.
Despite being outshot 15-4 in the first half, the Chippewas played the Jayhawks (1-1) to a scoreless first half. Chippewa goalkeeper Zoie Reed proved to be a defensive highlight, recording five saves during the first half. She went the distance for CMU and finished with a total of eight saves.
Bonamego said the Chippewas will begin practicing in the evening this week with an eye toward the Aug. 31 season opener. Game week preparation for Rhode Island will begin later this week.
In brief remarks during the bar-b-que, Bonamego brought up all of the freshmen on the roster and then turned the microphone over to the players to introduce themselves.
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