Field Hockey Preparing for Albany and California
Gabby Gomez Sosa will lead her team in a pair of games this weekend
Gabby Gomez Sosa will lead her team in a pair of games this weekend

Sept. 12, 2012

Missouri State Bears (2-3) vs. Albany Great Danes (2-3)
Friday, September 14, 2012
Start Time: 4 p.m. (Central)
Location: Iowa City, Iowa
Site: Grant Field

Missouri State vs. California Golden Bears (3-3)
Date: Sunday, September 16, 2012
Start Time: Noon (Central)
Location: Bloomington, Ind.
Site: IU Field Hockey Complex

The Missouri State field hockey team is looking to extend their winning streak after picking up victories last weekend over Saint Louis and Georgetown. The wins put the Bears at 2-3 on the season as they head into action this weekend against Albany and California.

Game Notes

♦ Missouri State is 0-7-0 all-time against Albany and 4-12-2 against California.

♦ Goalkeeper Andrea Bain made a strong bid to be the Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Week. The native of Victoria, British Columbia picked up two wins over the weekend and stopped 12 of 14 shots against Saint Louis and Georgetown. The junior claimed her second career shutout on Saturday in a 2-0 victory over the Hoyas.

♦ Coming into this weekend's games, senior defender Reiann Stoute is tied for second place nationally in defensive saves with 3.

♦ As a team, the Bears rank 46th in the country in assists per game with 1.4.

♦ Freshman Olivia Nicotera was instrumental in Missouri State's 4-2 victory over Saint Louis. The midfielder/forward played 57 minutes and scored the first two goals of her college career against the Billikens.



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