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Sept. 10, 1997

Boston College Field Hockey Drops First Game

Amherst, Mass. - The UMass-Amherst field hockey team scored two first-half goals and cruised to a 3-0 home victory over Boston College. It was the first loss of the season for the Eagles (2-1), who will host the University of Maryland on Friday night (7:30 p.m.) at Alumni Stadium.

Vicky Browne, Courtney MacLean and Erica Johnston each scored one goal and Zowie Tucker stopped six shots in goal for the Minutewomen, who improved to 2-1 on the season.

Freshman goalkeeper Stacy Cichaski (Northampton, Mass.) had five saves for Boston College, which took only eight shots on goal after totalling 69 in their first two matches.

Score By Halves
U Mass-Amherst (2-1)    2   1   - 3
Boston College (2-1)    0   0   - 0
Scoring Summary
Team   Half Time    Goal (Assist)
UM      1   9:47    Vicky Browne (unassisted)
UM      1   21:04   Courtney MacLean (Chris Millbauer)
UM      2   21:01   Erica Johnston (unassisted)
Goalkeeper Saves

U Mass-Amherst - Zowie Tucker - 70 min., 6 saves
Boston College - Stacy Cichaski - 70 min., 5 saves

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