Field Hockey Falls to Mt. Holyoke, 4-0

Photo by Lianne Yun '18
Photo by Lianne Yun '18

THE BASICS:

Score:
Mt. Holyoke 4, Wesleyan 0
Records:
Wesleyan: 1-4 (0-1 NESCAC); Mt. Holyoke: 3-3 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Location: Middletown, Conn. (Smith Field)
Date: Wednesday, September 21st
Time: 7 p.m.
The Lead: The Wesleyan University field hockey team suffered a tough 4-0 loss to the visiting Mount Holyoke Lyons under the lights at Smith Field on Wednesday night.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Mt. Holyoke got on the board first at 21:59 on an unassisted goal by Colby Newsham.
  • Mirjam Keochakian would take a pass from Charlotte Wagner off a penalty corner, and put it in the corner of the net to give the visitors a 2-0 lead at 24:51.
  • The Lyons extended their lead to 3-0 in the second half as Wagner tipped in the shot from Kaitlin Braz at 40:35.
  • Wagner notched her second assist of game as she set up Anna Ballou for the goal at 48:40 to give the visitors a 4-0 lead.
  • The Cardinals would have a few chances, but were unable to get anything past Mt. Holyoke's keepers, and the visiting Lyons would claim the 4-0 victory.
  • Claire Edelman '17 and Delaney Wood '20 combined to make six saves in the game. 
UP NEXT: 
 
  • Wesleyan will return to the field on Saturday, September 24th to take on Bates at 11 a.m.
  • The Lyons next play on Saturday as well as they will face-off against Wellesley at 12 p.m.
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