Aug. 29, 1997
Cal Defeats Michigan State, 3-0
BERKELEY, Calif. - The California field hockey team defeated Michigan State, 3-0, in the season opener Friday on Kleeberger Field. Freshman Leslie Katch started the scoring with a goal seven minutes in to the game off an assist by freshman Deborah Clark. In the second half, Cal extended its lead to 3-0 on a back-to-back penalty corners one minute apart by Sarah Baron and Megan Sainsbury.
Michigan State 0 0 -- 0 California 1 2 -- 3 Scoring First half: Katch (Clark) Cal 28:05 Second half: Baron (Popp, Sainsbury) Cal 9:38 Sainsbury (Baron) Cal 8:43 Shots Cal: 11 Michigan State: 6 Saves Cal: Karen Hagan -- 5 Sarah Hoehn -- 1 Michigan State: Beth George -- 0 Records: Cal 1-0 Michigan State 0-1