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Posted on Sun, Aug 28, 2011 : 6:43 p.m.

Michigan field hockey tops No. 11 Wake Forest; U-M soccer, EMU volleyball pick up wins

By Staff

Updated 10:03 p.m.

Kim Sheaffer’s goal with 7:20 left in regulation gave the No. 9-ranked Michigan field hockey team a 2-1 win over No. 11 Wake Forest on Sunday.

Sheaffer, a sophomore from Sinking Springs, Pa., was making her first career start. Michelle Roberts also scored a second-half goal for the Wolverines. (Boxscore)

The Wolverines’ win completed a weekend split of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at Ocker Field. Michigan lost 5-0 to No. 2 North Carolina on Saturday. It’s the first ACC/Big Ten Challenge win for the Wolverines since 2002, according to

"I give them a lot of credit. It's not easy to come off a 5-0 loss, play another amazing team and come back super strong, but we did,” said Michigan coach Marcia Pankratz. “I was really proud of our team. I thought we stayed focused; we followed the game plan, hustled and played as a team. I was proud of them for that."

Michigan 3, DePaul 1: Shelby Chambers-Garcia, Chloe Sosenko and Clare Stachel scored consecutive goals for Michigan (3-1-0) after DePaul (0-4-0 )took an early 1-0 lead. Goalkeeper Haley Kopmeyer made six saves for the Wolverines, who have won three straight. (Details)

IUPUI 2, Eastern Michigan 1 (OT): The Eagles held IUPUI without a scoring chance for a 48-minute stretch until the Jaguars’ Megan Hock scored the game-winner off a corner kick. Freshman Angela Vultaggio scored for Eastern Michigan, which held a 25-15 shots advantage. (Details)

Kentucky 2, Michigan 1: Sophomore Tyler Riggs came off the bench and scored two goals in a seven-minute span -- the first in the 78th minute -- to give the host Wildcats a victory. Fabio Pereira had given the Wolverines (0-2) a lead with a penalty kick in the 41st minute. (Details)

Shamrock Invitational: Eastern Michigan swept three games from Idaho to go 2-1 at the tournament in South Bend, Ind. Rachel Iaquaniello led the Eagles with 15 kills, seven digs and two aces. (Details)



Mon, Aug 29, 2011 : 1:05 p.m.

I'll have to go see a field hockey game this year. Go Blue!