Field Hockey Defeats No. 11 Stanford
MSU 2, Stanford 1
Aug. 31, 2012
WATCH: MSU vs. Stanford Highlights
"This win against Stanford will set the tempo for the season," said head coach Helen Knull. "A win against a ranked in-region team is great for our standing and for our team confidence. The adjustments we made at half time were huge and showed on the scoreboard."
Jamieson scored the game-tying goal 10 minutes into the second half. The Spartan goal came after Jamieson completed a close shot onto the left side of the goal on Dulcie Davies, Stanford's goalkeeper.
At 50:41, Howie scored the game-winning goal for the Spartans. Using her speed, Howie passed defenders by dribbling the ball in from the baseline. Howie then tapped the ball in for a goal.
Redshirt junior Molly Cassidy recorded a season high of 11 saves during the game.
The Cardinal's Lauren Becker scored their only goal during the first half at 25:31.
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