NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Lock Haven junior
Lock Haven is off to a 2-0 start thanks to the play of Smith, who has tallied a team-high two goals and six points on opening weekend. A midfielder from Newport, Pa., she scored the game-winner in both contests, including a dramatic come-from-behind OT-victory Sunday. In the season-opener Friday – a 4-1 win over Sacred Heart – she scored the eventual game-winning goal and added two assists. On Sunday, Smith scored just 54 seconds into overtime to give LHU a thrilling 3-2 win over Central Michigan.
Kownurko, a goalkeeper, helped VCU open the season with two victories only allowing one goal. Kownurko saved a penalty stroke in the Rams' 1-0 win over Drexel Friday with 6:04 remaining in the contest and VCU leading by one goal. The North Wales, Pa.,
McTear scored twice during her first weekend of collegiate field hockey - both game-winners in victories over Holy Cross and Vermont. The midfielder from Portsmouth, England, tallied her first career goal and provided the decisive margin against Holy Cross with a
Sturm scored the game-winning goal for VCU against Drexel on Friday in her collegiate debut. A midfielder from Waltrop, Germany, Sturm was able to collect a rebound and beat the keeper. On Sunday against Villanova, Sturm scored to make it 5-1 after firing a shot from the far side into the top left corner of the goal and past the keeper.