FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University field hockey team fell to NEC-foe Fairfield, 1-0 on the road Friday afternoon in the conference opener. Junior goalkeeper Hailey Power made 14 saves in the loss.
With the loss, the Pioneers fall to 1-10 on the season and 0-1 in the NEC, while the Stags improve to 8-2 on the season and 1-0 in the NEC with the win. SHU will be back in action on Friday, Oct. 11 when the Pioneers play host to the University of California at 7 p.m. at Johnson Field.
(65:38): Julianna Kratz sent a pass to Luzi Persiehl in the center circle for the one-timer to give Fairfield the 1-0 win
By The Numbers
The Stags outshot the Pioneers 22-1
SHU registered one shot on goal compared to 16 for Fairfield
Hailey Power made 14 saves
SHU generated one penalty corners, while Fairfield registered 10