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Field Hockey Drops Road Contest at Trinity

Horowitz scored the lone-Wesleyan goal (David Wuerth).
Horowitz scored the lone-Wesleyan goal (David Wuerth).

HARTFORD, Conn. – The Wesleyan field hockey team suffered a 6-1 loss on the road at Trinity on Saturday morning. The Cardinals fall to 5-9 overall and 1-8 in conference play, while the Bantams (7-7, 2-7) earn their second NESCAC victory of the year. Erica Horowitz tallied her eighth career goal during the contest.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Trinity took a 1-0 edge 5:02 into the contest when Kendall Brown found the back of the cage after a quick restart.
  • The Bantams doubled their advantage at the 7:00 mark. Caroline Curtin stopped an insert by Nicole Quinlan, before Jordan Ragland hit a hard shot into the goal for the 2-0 lead.  
  • With 12:27 expired, the hosts increased the lead to 3-0 when Curtin one-timed a cross from Quinlan. Trinity struck again at the 16:51 mark when Caelin Flaherty dribbled into the circle after a penalty corner, before finding the bottom left corner for the 4-0 advantage.
  • Wesleyan cut the deficit to 4-1 with 25:56 expired when Horowitz one-timed a cross from Nikki Gerjarusak.
  • Out of the break, the Bantams added a pair of penalty corner goals, for the 6-1 final score.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Delaney Wood suffered the loss, making five stops.
  • Trinity's Emma Cropper earned the win making one stop in 55 minutes, while Lucy Larkin did not make a save in the final 5:00.  

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals wrap up the regular season on Wednesday when they travel to Connecticut College for a 6:30 p.m. start.