For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · firstname.lastname@example.org
Aston, Pa. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland field hockey team played in their seventh one-goal game of the season Saturday afternoon. St. Mary's (4-4) came out on top with a 2-1 road victory over Neumann University (3-5) in non-conference action. The Seahawks, who have now won three in a row, improve to 3-4 in one-goal contests.
St. Mary's 2, Neumann 1
How It Happened
- St. Mary's outshot the Knights, 19-1, for the game, including taking 12 shots in the second half. The Seahawks posted an 8-2 advantage in penalty corners as well.
- Thanks to the strong play of Lizzie Yu in goal, Neumann was able to stay in the game. Yu finished the afternoon with 15 stops.
- First-year midfielder Gabrielle Corder (Sudlersville, Md./Queen Anne's County) put St. Mary's on the scoreboard first at 24:15 as Corder finished off a pass from senior Mollie Belson (Columbia, Md./Atholton) for her second goal of the season.
- Six saves from Yu sent the Knights into halftime down only 1-0.
- Ten minutes into the second half, Neumann made the most of its lone shot of the game. Colleen Hoy pulled the Knights even as Hoy took a feed from Sam Picker and found the back of the cage.
- Senior forward Jessica Zhang (Gaithersburg, Md./Quince Orchard) tallied the go-ahead goal in the 68th minute off a Corder assist for her first score of the season.
For the Seahawks
- Scorers: Corder (1 goal, 1 assist); Zhang (1 goal); Belson (1 assist)
- Goalkeeper: Egerland (0 saves, 1 goal allowed, 70:00)
- Scorers: Hoy (1 goal); Picker (1 assist)
- Goalkeeper: Yu (15 saves, 2 goals allowed, 70:00)
- St. Mary's moves to 3-0 against the Knights with today's victory.
- Today marks the first time Neumann scored against the Seahawks as St. Mary's entered the game having outscored NU, 9-0.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Oct. 2 vs. Virginia Wesleyan (4-2) – Jamie L. Roberts Turf Field – 4:00 p.m.
- St. Mary's own a 12-5 record against the Marlins with 11 victories in a row. VWU's last win came in 2001 with a 2-1 overtime decision in St. Mary's City.
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