Michigan field hockey, women's soccer teams lose to nationally ranked opponents
A penalty strike goal in double overtime gave No. 2-ranked North Carolina a 4-2 win over the visiting Michigan field hockey team on Sunday, snapping the Wolverines’ six-game winning streak.
Sophomore Marta Malmberg scored in the 95th minute of play for the 17-1 Tar Heels at Francis E. Henry Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Pioneer High School graduate Emy Guttman put the seventh-ranked Wolverines (12-4) ahead 3-2 in the 60th minute. North Carolina, which had a 24-10 shots advantage, tied the game in the 66th minute to force overtime.
Michigan goalkeeper Cristi Barwick made a career-high 11 saves in the loss. Bryn Bain extended her point-scoring streak to eight games with a goal and an assist. (Details)
The Wolverines host Indiana at 4 p.m. Friday. A win gives them an outright Big Ten regular season championship. Ohio State’s win over Penn State on Saturday assured Michigan at least a share of the conference title.
Penn State 4, Michigan 0: The 14th-ranked Nittany Lions outshot Michigan 21-11 and scored a pair of goals in each half of the game at the U-M Soccer Stadium. (Details)
Toledo 2, Eastern Michigan 1: Freshman Angela Vultaggio scored her sixth goal of the season for Eastern Michigan, it wasn’t enough to overcome the 2-0 lead Toledo built in the first half. (Details)
Head of the Charles: Michigan finished third in the Women’s Championship Eights in Cambridge, Mass., the best effort by a Michigan crew at the historic event. (Details)
Pat Bradley Invitational: Eastern Michigan’s Meredith Fairbairn is tied for the individual lead after the first day of play at the 15-team event in Fort Myers, Fla. (Details)