Aug. 13, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazill–Former Cavalier Michelle Vittese scored, but the U.S. field hockey team fell to Great Britain, 2-1, as pool play concluded Saturday at the Rio Olympics.
Vittese (Class of 2013) scored in the 39th minute to give the Americans the lead, but two fourth quarter goals gave Great Britain the win.
The Americans finished pool play with a record of 4-1 and placed second in Pool B with 12 points. Great Britain won the group with a 5-0 record and 15 points.
Team USA will play in the quarterfinals on Monday (opponent and time TBD).