Field Hockey: Losses give more ‘motivation’ One weekend. Two games against nationally-ranked opponents. Two extremely physical games. Two games with goals scored by junior Whitney Shean and assisted by senior Lauren Edelmeier. Two games in the rain. Two losses. Three places in the national rankings.

get link ما معنى الرافعة المالية The NU field hockey team beat Connecticut twice last year but was unable to get the win Wednesday, losing 3-2. The loss dropped them from 10th to 13th in the national ranking. In both the regular season and NCAA Regional game last year, NU needed overtime to get the win, but this year the game was decided much earlier.

الخيارات الثنائية القاتل تحميل “The difference between this year and last year is we didn’t play as well as we did last year,” head coach Cheryl Murtagh said. “For whatever reason we just didn’t step up and play the way we should have.”

go site The team that beat UConn last year was an older team with two experienced seniors leading the offense.

أسئلة الخيارات الثنائية “We are a younger team this year. The team that faced UConn last year had experienced scorers like Liane Dixon and Mari Creatini to put goals in early,” sophomore midfielder Michaela O’Malley said. “This year we aren’t scoring as early in the games and its hurt us.”

click here Northeastern wasn’t able to score first in either match against UConn last year. However, they were able to keep the UConn scoring to just one goal in two games. This season the battle of the Huskies was decided in the first 15 minutes of play when UConn scored two goals, separated by only a minute. The Shean/Edelmeier tandem would combine for two goals and two assists later in the game but it was too late.

go “It was a very physical game as well. [But we] just aren’t that kind of team,” Edelmeier said.

click here Last year, No. 14 BC beat the Huskies, 3-2. It was one of only four NU losses on the season. BC continued that trend this year in beating NU, 2-1.

الخيارات الثنائية مكافأة مجانية لا إيداع 2017 A Shean goal brought the team within one of the Eagles 2-0 lead. Edelmeier took the indirect hit which Shean deflected into the goal. The goal took minutes to confirm as the officials stopped the clock to deliberate. “Some of the BC players argued that the ball had hit my foot,” Shean said. The goal was awarded despite BC assistant coach Andrew Griffiths’ claim that “if there is any question then it simply isn’t a goal,” which he yelled to the field throughout the entire deliberation.

source url This wasn’t the only time the officials asked for time in the game, as they took extreme caution to get every call right.

البورصة السعودية تداول الذهب “I think the national ranking comes into play here. They want to make the most educated calls because these games are so important. It may not have taken as long to decide in a different game,” Shean said. “Sure, it is a distraction, but it resulted in better calls and a fair game.”

click here Captain Edelmeier captured the current mindset of her teammates.

source link “These losses aren’t momentum against us, but motivation to win the next five,” she said. “Old Dominion [up next for NU] is a good, nationally-ranked team, but we are ready,” she said.