Tassopoulos held UConn to one goal on 17 second-half shots (photo courtesy David Silverman).
STORRS, Conn. -Loren Sherer scored two goals to lead No. 5 Connecticut to a 6-0 win against the visiting Harvard field hockey team Wednesday night at the George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex.
Freshman goalkeeper Cynthia Tassopoulos made 23 saves for the Crimson (3-2), which suffered its first non-league loss. Sophomore Carly Dickson paced Harvard with two shots.
Ali Blankmeyer added a goal and an assist for the Huskies (8-0). Kim Kryzk recorded two assists. Sherer and Blankmeyer put UConn in control with goals 22 seconds apart in the game's fifth minute. The Huskies added three more goals before halftime and another in the second half.
Harvard returns home and resumes Ivy League play Saturday against Penn.