Oct. 31, 2003
HARRISONBURG, Va. - Third-ranked Maryland (17-2) scored two second half goals to defeat James Madison (5-14) 2-1 in field hockey Friday evening at the JMU Field Hockey Complex.
Freshman Paula Infante (Santiago, Chile/Santiago College) scored the game-winning goal for the Terrapins on a penalty stroke with 8:09 to play in the second half.
JMU scored the first goal of the game as time expired at the end of the first half. Sophomore Casey Cahill (Lewes, Del./Cape Henlopen) scored off a pass from freshman Baillie Versfeld (Bulawayo, Zimbabwe/Dominion Convent). The Terrapins tied the game at 16:47 of the second half as junior Anja Boettcher (Ingolstadt, Germany/Katholische Universitat Eichstaett) knocked in a rebound off a shot by Infante.
Red-shirt sophomore goalkeeper Lori Amico (New Holland, Pa./Garden Spot) had a strong game in goal stopping seven shots for the Dukes. Sophomore goalkeeper Tori Cano (Sea Cliff, N.Y./North Shore) had one save for the Terrapins.
Maryland held a 12-1 advantage in penalty corners and 14-6 in shots on goal. JMU will play its final game of the season on Nov. 2 at 1:00 p.m. at the JMU Field Hockey Complex. Maryland will next be in action at the ACC Championships in Charlottesville, Va.