UConn field hockey team top­ples Rut­gers in NCAAs

Hartford Courant - - Sports -

Five dif­fer­ent Huskies scored as the No. 5 UConn field hockey team (19-3) de­feated No. 11 Rut­gers 5-0 in the NCAA­first round at the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Com­plex in Col­lege Park, Md. Ju­nior Svea Boker and se­nior Ce­cile Pieper had a goal and an as­sist apiece to lead UConn’s of­fense. The Huskies will face sec­on­dranked Mary­land (20-2) in the NCAA sec­ond round on Sun­day at 1 p.m.… Fair­field’s women took a 58-40, sea­sonopen­ing win at Atlantic-10 foe Rich­mond in women’s bas­ket­ball. Kha­didi­a­tou Diouf led the Stags with 17 points and nine re­bounds. … Wes­leyan’s women’s vol­ley­ball team recorded 55 kills to de­feat Kean Col­lege, 3-1, in the first round of the NCAA Divi­sion III Cham­pi­onships on the cam­pus of John­son & Wales in Providence.

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