MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2016) – The Sewanee field hockey team opened the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament with a 5-1 win over Hendrix, Friday.
The Tigers scored three goals in the opening half and then added two more in the final 35 minutes.
After Grace Shapiro gave Hendrix an early 1-0 lead with only 7:52 off the clock, Sewanee answered back in a big way. The Tigers scored their first goal only three minutes later when Sarah Barry found the back of the cage.
As a team, Sewanee outshot the Warriors 38-10. The Tigers also added nine corners.
Sewanee will now play host and No. 1 seed Rhodes at 11:00 a.m., Saturday.