Courtesy: Tim Fitzgerald/CMU Athletics
Central Michigan senior Skylar VanNatta and the Chippewas will take on Delaware and Lafayette this weekend looking to keep their record unblemished.
Weekend Notes: CMU Begins Road Trip on East Coast
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Road Trip Begins on East Coast for Central Michigan Field Hockey

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - The Central Michigan field hockey team will start its seven-game road series against Delaware on Friday, September 6 at 3 p.m. and Lafayette on Saturday, September 7 at 2 p.m. played at Drexel University.

• The Chippewas ended the opening weekend of the 2013 season beating Robert Morris 3-0 last Friday, August 30 and St. Louis 6-1 last Sunday, September 1.

• On Wednesday, junior Mary Alice Moore received MAC Offensive Player of the Week. Moore had four goals in the opening weekend, including her first career hat trick against St. Louis.

• Fellow Chippewas – forward Bailey McKeon, midfielder Kaysie Gregory, forward Lauren Jacobsen, and back Abby Roth found the back of the cage last weekend, each scoring their first goal of the season.

• Defensive players – senior Simone Lazar, junior Jordyn Brengosz, and sophomore Anne Middeldorp played all 70 minutes to aid goalkeeper Sadie Reynolds to her first career shutout against Robert Morris.

• Lafayette dropped a 3-0 decision to Iowa to open the 2013 season. The Leopards went 17-3 in the 2012 season finishing first in the Patriot League. Lafayette welcomes back 10 letterwinners, six starters, and new head coach – Jennifer Stone.

• Starting out the 2013 campaign, Delaware beat Ohio 5-2 and lost to Boston University 2-1 in OT. The Blue Hens finished 8-12 in the 2012 season, including a mark 3-4 in Colonial Athletic Association play.

• The Maroon and Gold will continue on the road facing Iowa on Friday, September 13 at 4 p.m. and Stanford on Saturday, September 14 at 3 p.m. Both contests will be played at Iowa. 


Tale of the Tape


8 6  Goals 0
4.0 3.0 GPG 0.0
0.50   2.00 GAAvg.  3.00
10 Assists 0
15 7 Corners 6
Players to Watch

#4 • Jr. • Mary Alice Moore
 - MAC Off. POTW (4 goals)

#11 • So. • Kaysie Gregory
 - 3 assists, 1 goal
#26 • So. • Sadie Reynolds
 - Has not allowed a goal 
  MAC Preseason Poll
  2012 Record 
Miami (2) 4-1 
Ohio (2) 2-3
Central Mich. (1) 3-2
Kent State (1) 4-1
Missouri State 2-3
Ball State 0-5

Tournament Champion
Central Michigan (2)
Kent State (2)
Miami (1)
Ohio (1)