HARRISONBURG, Va. – Eastern Mennonite jumped out to a 5-0
lead in the first half and cruised to a 6-0 victory over the
Washington and Lee field hockey team on Wednesday evening at the
EMU Turf Field.
Six different players found the cage for the Royals (5-6, 4-0) led by Adriana Santiago, who opened the scoring just 4:38 into the contest and assisted on the third goal of the game that was scored by Sarah Roth at 19:05.
EMU held a 31-14 advantage in shots and a 12-8 edge in corners in producing just the second shutout over the Generals (4-6, 2-2) this season.
Senior Caroline Habliston (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes) started and played the opening 18:55 in goal for the Generals, allowing three goals and posting four saves. First-year Kirsten Kyne (Baltimore, Md./Loch Raven) played the final 51:05 and notched nine saves with three goals allowed. Becky Nolt played all 70 minutes in the cage for the Royals, recording three saves.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it hosts Bridgewater for a 1:00 pm homecoming contest.
EMU – Adrianna Santiago (Unassisted) – 4:38
EMU – Valerie Landis (Unassisted) – 13:13
EMU – Sarah Roth (Adriana Santiago) – 19:05
EMU – Linda Cimini (Unassisted) – 21:19
EMU – Jenna Longenecker (Alyssa Derstine) – 33:01
EMU – Jessica Blanks (Unassisted) – 62:38
W&L - Caroline Habliston; 18:55; 3 GA; 4 saves
W&L - Kirsten Kyne; 51:05; 3 GA; 9 saves
EMU – Becky Nolt; 70:00; 0 GA; 3 saves
W&L - 14 shots; 8 penalty corners; 13 saves
EMU - 31 shots; 12 penalty corners; 3 saves
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