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Philly College Field Hockey Week In Review – September 26 – October 3


PHILLY COLLEGE SPORTS FIELD HOCKEY REVIEW

Week of September 27 –October 3, 2012 Games

#20 DREXEL 9 – 3 Overall, 2 -0 CAA

Results – Won 3 – 1 at Towson, Won 3 – 2 (OT) vs. #15 New Hampshire at Buckley Field

Summary –

Amanda Fleischut – CAA Player of the Week

Drexel 3 Towson 1 – The Dragons put in 3 first half goals and maintained the lead to earn their second conference victory.  Drexel goals were scored by forward Mary Lyman, midfielder Amanda Fleischut, and forward Meghan Plank.  Drexel outshot Towson 18 – 5.

Drexel 3 New Hampshire 2 (OT) – An overtime goal by Fleischut gave the Dragons a 3 – 2 victory over 15th ranked New Hampshire.  A goal by forward Lindsay McArdle tied the game at 2 at the 41:10 mark.  Fleischut had 2 goals in the contest.  Drexel is 5 – 0 at home and is on a five game win streak.

For her efforts Amanda Fleischut was named the CAA Player of the Week.

Next Game – at William & Mary 10/5

LA SALLE 5 – 7

Results – Won 4 – 2 vs. Bryant, Won 2 – 0 vs. Sacred Heart, both at DeVincent Field

Summary –

LaSalle 4 Bryant 2 –The Explorers got a season high in goals with 4 and shots with 27 earning a 4 – 2 win over Bryant.  LaSalle outscored Bryant 3 – 1 in the second half.  Explorer goals were scored by defender Olivia Leaman, midfielder Neelam Kumar, forward Colleen Kempf, and midfielder Becca Chylack.

LaSalle 2 Sacred Heart 0 – The Explorers took the lead four minutes into the contest on a goal by forward Maddy Tettelbach and made it stand.  Forward Olivia Shoemaker scored the insurance goal in the 54th minute.  Goal Keeper Lisa Shaffer made 6 saves for her 6th career shutout.  Shaffer is forth in school history in shutouts.

Next Game – at Lock Haven 10/6

PENN 5 – 5 Overall, 1 – 2 Ivy League

Results – Lost 2 – 0 at Dartmouth, Lost 2 – 0 at Lafayette

Summary –

Dartmouth 2 Penn 0 – The Red and Blue gave up a goal in the first four minutes.  The Quakers could not overcome the early lead the Big Green established.  Dartmouth outshot Penn 22 – 11.  Midfielder Sarah Hasson led Penn with four shots.  Goal Keeper Carly Sokach recorded 8 saves.

Lafayette 5 Penn 2 – Hasson supplied the only offense for the Red and Blue, but it was not enough as Lafayette had 19 shots and 5 goals in the win.  Sokach made 11 saves in the contest.

Next Game – vs. Radford 10/7 at Franklin Field

SAINT JOSEPH’S 3 – 9

Results – Lost 2 – 0 vs. Ohio, Lost 6 – 3 at #7 Virginia, Won 2 – 1 vs. Villanova at Ryan Field

Summary –

Ohio 2 Saint Joseph’s 0 – The Bobcats took the lead 43 seconds into the game.  It was a lead that Saint Joseph’s could not overcome.  Early in the second half forward Jourdan Martin had a great chance to score, but Ohio goal keeper Brittany Walker made the save to keep the Hawks off the scoreboard.

#7 Virginia 6 Saint Joseph’s 3 – The Cavaliers went out to an early 2 – 0 lead.  The Hawks tied the game on 2 goals by forward Nicole Gerdes in a 53 second span.  Virginia put the game away scoring the next 4 goals.  Forward Rachel Brosious closed out the scoring as time expired.  Goal Keeper Kate Mitchell had 12 saves as UVA outshot SJU 30 – 7.

Saint Joseph’s 2 Villanova 1 – Midfielder Meghan Githens posted the first multi-goal game of her career.  She provided the needed offense for a 2 – 1 win over Villanova.  The Hawks snapped a 4 game losing streak this season.  SJU now owns a two game winning streak against Villanova.

Next Game – at Saint Louis 10/7

TEMPLE 6 – 6

Results – Won 5 – 3 at Longwood, Lost 6 – 0 at #4 Maryland

Summary –

Temple 5 Longwood 3 – Temple won their fourth straight game with a come from behind 5 – 3 rod win.  Midfielder Nicole Kroener gave the Owls the lead with 10 minutes to play, her second goal of the game.  Forward Amber Youtz added an insurance goal with 4 minutes left.  Forward Alyssa Delp also had two goals for the Owls.

#4 Maryland 6 Temple 0 – The Owls went up against the #4 team in the country and a two-time defending national champion.  Maryland showed them why taking a 5 – 0 halftime lead ending the Temple win streak.  Maryland posted 27 shots, 18 on goal.  Forward Katie Briglia had 3 shots for the Cherry and White.

Next Game – vs. VCU 10/5 at Geasey Field

VILLANOVA 6 – 6 Overall, 1 – 2 Big East

Results – Won 2 – 1 at Rutgers, Won 2 – 1 vs. Bryant, Lost 2 – 1 at Saint Joseph’s

Summary –

Villanova 2 Rutgers 1 – Villanova snapped a four game losing streak, and got their first conference win of the season winning on the road.  Midfielder Amy Jackson and forward Leah High tallied for Villanova.  High’s game winner came with just over a minute to play.  Forward Jessica Swoboda posted her team-high 4th assist on the play.  Goal Keeper Alex Diekmann had 11 saves, 8 in the first half.

Villanova 2 Bryant 1 – Swoboda scored her second goal of the game with just over a minute to play in the game to give the Wildcats the win.  Swoboda had 4 goals this season.  Villanova outshot Bryant 18 – 11 and had a 17 – 9 edge in penalty corners.

Saint Joseph’s 2 Villanova 1 – The Hawks took a first half 2 – 0 lead on goals scored by Meghan Githens and made it stand.  The Wildcats got to within one before halftime on a goal by forward Olivia Maggitti, but would score no more.  Villanova outshot SJU 11 – 5 and had an 8 – 4 penalty corners advantage, but trailed where it counted, on the scoreboard.

Next Game – at Liberty 10/6

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