Field Hockey Snaps Losing Skid with Sunday Matinee Win Over Hendrix

Field Hockey Snaps Losing Skid with Sunday Matinee Win Over Hendrix

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee field hockey team finished with a weekend split in Southern Athletic Association play with a 3-1 victory over Hendrix Sunday afternoon from Puett Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (7-3, 1-1) 3, Hendrix (2-7, 1-2) 1
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers got out to a 2-0 lead after 35 minutes of play. In the 12th minute, Buckley Norman found Hadley Meadows' pass for her second goal of 2018.

-In the 21st minute, Norman struck again, finding Milly Etheridge's stick for her eighth goal of the season.

-Leading 2-0 with 10 minutes to go in regulation, the Warriors' Holly Heeb struck for her sixth goal of the season off an Erin Rossics corner to avoid the shutout.

-With 4:04 to go in regulation, Etheridge and Norman found each other again, as Norman found Etheridge again for her second goal of the contest and ninth of the season to push the lead to 3-1.

-For the contest, Hendrix took 14 penalty corners, but Sewanee had the upper hand in shots, 16-14.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Milly Etheridge, Ceara Caffrey and Buckley Norman led Sewanee with three shots apiece.

-Norman scored one goal and assisted on two goals.

-Milly Etheridge scored twice for the Tigers in the win.

-Rachel Blum (2-2) saved nine shots and recorded the win in the cage.

HENDRIX KEY STATISTICS
-Holly Heeb scored one goal on seven shots, six on goal.

-Alexis Truitt (2-6) saved four shots in full time.

UP NEXT
Sewanee will next host Transylvania in an SAA showdown next Sunday, Oct. 14 at 5:30 p.m.

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