Field Hockey Defeats No. 9 James Madison, 3-2

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October 25, 1998

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Senior forward Kasey Heiser (Schaefferstown, Pa.) scored two goals, including the game-winner, leading seventh-ranked Maryland (14-5) to a 3-2 win over ninth-ranked James Madison (11-8) today. Heiser broke a 2-2 tie by scoring an unassisted goal with 22:22 remaining in the second half.

The Terps took a 2-1 halftime lead on goals from Heiser and senior Jen Pratt (Greene, N.Y.). The visiting Dukes got a first half goal from Nicole Gaudette. After James Madison senior forward Tara Nappi tied the game at 2-2 with 30:20 to go in the second half, Heiser produced the winning goal for the Terps.

With the victory, the Terps conclude their regular season with a perfect 11-0 home record. They have the next week off before traveling down to Charlottesville for the ACC Tournament, which will be held Nov. 6-8.


James Madison (11-8)  1 1 - 2
Maryland (14-5)       2 1 - 3

GOALS: Heiser (M) 2, Pratt (M) 1, Gaudette (JM) 1, Nappi (JM) 1. ASSISTS: Smith (M) 1, Senkler (M) 1, Hunter (JM) 2. SHOTS: Maryland 8, James Madison 3. SAVES: Latz (JM) 4. PENALTY CORNERS: Maryland 7, James Madison 4. PENALTY STROKES: None DEFENSIVE SAVES: None ATTENDANCE: 660.