Field hockey loses 30th-straight game


Junior goalkeeper Lily Amadio blocks the goal on Oct. 10 at the Field Hockey Complex.

After a 4-0 loss to Miami (Ohio) on Friday, Central Michigan field hockey extended its losing streak to 30-straight games. 

CMU now sits at 0-16 overall and 0-5 in Mid-American Conference play. The Chippewas also extended their scoreless streak to 11 games.

Miami’s Paula Portugal stole the show with a hat trick in the first half, giving the RedHawks a 3-0 lead at halftime. 

Miami out shot CMU, 16-1, and won the corner penalty battle, 12-1, in the first half. Junior goalkeeper Lily Amadio registered eight saves in the half.

Alexis Nugent extended the RedHawks' lead to 4-0 with a goal at the 3:35 mark in the second half. CMU found momentum in the second half, registering five shots and four on goal, but failed to score.

Miami outshot CMU 24-7 with 13-4 on goal. Miami also won the corner battle 14-2. 

CMU will look to end its skid against the University of Michigan at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the CMU Field Hockey Complex.


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