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Most Recent Story: Miami Wins MAC Field Hockey Tournament Championship

OXFORD, Ohio – Keeping up a steady attack throughout the game, the Miami University field hockey team finally broke through with a pair of goals in the final 10 minutes to defeat Central Michigan, 2-0, and win the Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship for the second consecutive year on Saturday. The RedHawks earn an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history.

Junior back Ali Froede was named the MAC Tournament MVP after leading a Miami defense that allowed only one goal the entire tournament. She was joined on the MAC All-Tournament Team by senior forward Alyssa Logan, sophomore midfielder Bea Dechant and freshman midfielder Carla Romagosa.

For the game, the RedHawks outshot the Chippewas, 18-2. CMU did not record its first shot until the 59th minute, one that senior goalkeeper Sarah Mueller was able to easily kick away. Its only other shot came late in the game that went wide.

Despite Miami controlling possession the majority of the contest, Central Michigan played extremely tough defense, not allowing the ‘Hawks many quality scoring chances. Despite getting five penalty corner attempts in the first half, Miami was only able to create six shot attempts during the scoreless... [Read the entire story]

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