Mount Pleasant, Mich. – The Central Michigan field hockey struggled to find the back of the cage versus Delaware in the first half Friday afternoon, resulting in its first loss of the 2013 season, 4-2.
After falling behind in the first half, 2-0, junior back Jordyn Brengosz rallied the Chippewas (2-1) by scoring two goals in the second half. Brengosz put CMU on the board scoring her first goal of the season unassisted at the 42:51 mark.
The Blue Hens (2-1) started off its offense with momentum, finding the back of the cage early in the first half. Freshman midfielder Esmee Peet scored her first career goal 3:42 minutes into the game.
Fellow Blue Hens Michaela Patzner and Kasey Prettyman kept the energy high by scoring later in the first half and early in the second half.
Sophomore goalkeeper Sadie Reynold made seven saves, suffering her first loss of the season. The Maroon and Gold defense continues to be key aiding Reynolds in the cage as senior Simone Lazar, Middeldorp and Brengosz held the line on defense for all 70 minutes.
The Chippewas will be back in action on Saturday, September 7 at 2 p.m. facing Lafayette at Drexel University.