March 4, 2001
Denver, CO - Stanford got its first loss of the season today, falling to Patriots of George Mason University, 8-12. This was the Patriots first game of the season, they are currently ranked 18th nationally in the IWLCA. The first half saw back-to-back scoring runs, after the Patriots scored the first 3 goals then Stanford answered with 5 of their own. Each team would score 1 more goal, with the Cardinal leading at the half, 6-4. The second half was an offensive hailstorm for George Mason, who put in 6 unanswered goals in 14 minutes. Stanford would score 2 more, but the damage had already been done.
Leading the Cardinal on offense were freshmen Abbi Hills and Noor Dawood, who each had 2 goals. Hills now has 9 season goals, tying her at first with senior Katharine Barnes, who had 1 goal against George Mason.
The Cardinal returns to The Farm this week for a three-game homestand, starting with a 4pm game on Wednesday. The game versus Davidson College, will be played on Maloney Field.
Goals: (S) Dawood 2, Hills 2, Barnes, Conte, Lanese, Osterwise, (GM) Olson 4, Toomey 4, Hagan, Keegan, Ruch, Priest.
Assists: (S) Strumolo 2, Hills, (GM) Keegan 2, Toomey