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Hawkeyes Defeat American, Win Second-Straight
Iowa travels to Big Ten Tournament Thursday
Sarah Drake and the Hawkeyes won at American University Saturday, 2-1.
Sarah Drake and the Hawkeyes won at American University Saturday, 2-1.
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Oct. 31, 2009

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. - - The University of Iowa field hockey team won at American University Saturday, 2-1.

    "Sarah Drake and the seniors played great again," said Head Coach Tracey Griesbaum. "We competed for two complete games this weekend. Both were important performances heading into the Big Ten Tournament."

    After a scoreless first half, the Hawkeyes took the lead in the 51st minute of play. Freshman Sarah Drake chipped in a score off a deflection. Senior Tricia Dean was credited with the assist.

    American tied the match in the 67th minute as Savannah Graybill scored off a deflection. Anne-Meike DeWiljes was credited with the assist.

    With one minute remaining, Iowa was awarded a corner. Moments later, senior Meghan Beamesderfer scored in the final minute, giving the Hawkeyes their second-straight last minute win. Dean and Sarah Pergine assisted the goal.

    Today's match was the regular season finale. Iowa is 8-9 and will begin competition Thursday in the Big Ten Tournament. The Black and Gold have won the last three conference tournaments and have won nine-straight tournament matches.

    GAME SUMMARY
    AU (8-8)		0	1  - -  1
    IOWA (8-9)	0	2  - -  2
    

    IOWA Sarah Drake (Tricia Dean) 50:14/2nd AU Savannah Graybill (Anne-Meike DeWiljes) 66:59/2nd IOWA Meghan Beamesderfer (Tricia Dean, Sarah Pergine) 69:03/2nd

    Shots - Iowa 8, American 7 Penalty Corners - Iowa 5, American 2 Saves - Kathleen McGraw (Iowa) 5; Alyssa Poorman (American) 3

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