Oct. 18, 1997

    Providence Falls to No. 3 Maryland

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Senior midfielder Sarah Rosenwinkel (Wyndmoor, Pa.) and senior Lynsey McVicker (Balleymoney, Northern Ireland) each scored a goal and added an assist, leading the third ranked University of Maryland field hockey team (16-1) to a 5-1 win over eighth-ranked Providence (11-5) today at the Astroturf Facility.

    McVicker scored the lone goal of the first half on a penalty stroke, giving the Terps a 1-0 advantage. In the second half, Maryland got goals from Rosenwinkel, senior forward Nadine Bennett (Chegutu, Zimbabwe) and freshman forward Carla Tagliente (Cortland, N.Y.) within a span of 4:31 to take a 4-0 advantage. Providence senior forward Heather Koopman cut the lead to 4-1 late in the second half, but Maryland senior midfielder Christine DeBow (West Chester, Pa.) finished the scoring with 2:27 remaining.

    Providence wraps up its current four-game road trip on Sunday at Georgetown.

    FIRST HALF SCORING: McVicker (M), penalty stroke, 14:45 remaining.
    SECOND HALF SCORING: Rosenwinkel (M), Schwarz assist, 18:51 remaining. Bennett (M), Rosenwinkel assist, 17:07 remaining. Tagliente (M), unassisted, 14:20 remaining. Koopman (P), Wagoner and Costello assists, 13:14 remaining. DeBow (M), Pratt and McVicker assists, 2:27 remaining.
    SHOTS: Maryland 16, Providence 2.
    SAVES: Soteriades (P) 7, Eliwatt (M) 1.
    PENALTY CORNERS: Maryland 8, Providence 3.
    PENALTY STROKES: Maryland 1-1.
    DEFENSIVE SAVES: Wojnarowicz (P) 1.