COLLEGE PARK, MD – Rutgers (3-4) lost for the second straight day at the Terrapin Invitational, falling to American (4-1), 4-0, on Sunday, September 14.
After a scoreless first half, American scored an unassisted goal by Heidi Hershberger midway through the second half. The Eagles would add another goal four minutes later, on a penalty shot by Javiera Villagra. American added two more goals by Maureen Daniel on penalty corners late in the second half.
For Rutgers, sophomore goalkeeper Aga Siemiginowska (Winchester, MA) made her first start of the season and recorded 11 saves, including eight in the second half.
The Scarlet Knights return to action on Friday, Sept. 19, when it travels to Syracuse to face the Orangewomen in RU’s BIG EAST opener.
Rutgers (3-4) vs. American (4-1)
Score by period
1 2 Final
Rutgers 0 0 0
American 0 4 4
AU 53:47 Heidi Hershberger (unassisted)
AU 57:24 Javiera Villagra (penalty stroke)
AU 61:15 Maureen Daniel (Shannon Goans, Melissa Snyder)
AU 69:12 Maureen Daniel (Goans, Camila Infante)
Shots: American 28, Rutgers 6
Saves: Rutgers (Siemiginowska) 11, American (Miller) 3
Penalty Corners: American 13, Rutgers 2