LEICESTER, Mass. - The Sewanee field hockey team opened its trip to the Boston area with a 2-1 victory over Becker Friday night.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (2-1) 3, Becker (2-2) 1
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-In the 25th minute, the Tigers struck the back of the cage again off the stick of Milly Etheridge's sixth goal of the year.
-The Hawks would trim the lead back down to one goal late in the first half. At the 31st minute, Katherine Bernier netted her second goal of the year.
-Defense was the name of the second half. Despite Becker taking six shots to Sewanee's five, the Tigers held strong and did not allow the equalizing goal.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Ceara Caffrey recorded one of the goals on eight shots, five on goal.
-Milly Etheridge also added a goal on five shots, four on goal, for the Tigers.
-Abbie Wrather posted a defensive save in the contest.
-Kadie Hicks (3-1) saved seven shots in full time for Sewanee.
BECKER KEY STATISTICS
-Katherine Bernier netted the lone goal on three shots for the Hawks.
-Victoria Pilpel (0-1) saved six shots in the first half.
The Tigers wrap up the weekend trip in the northeast Saturday at Elms.