Field Hockey Celebrates Senior Day with Second Half Comeback over CUW

Field Hockey Celebrates Senior Day with Second Half Comeback over CUW

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee field hockey team used a three-goal second half to defeat the Falcons of Concordia Wisconsin, 3-1, Saturday afternoon at a chilly Puett Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (10-5, 3-2) 3, Concordia Wisconsin (6-7, 2-3) 1
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-In the 14th minute, off a Concordia Wisconsin corner, Rachel Larson found Sam Dunn's pass for her second goal of the year to give the visitors the early 1-0 lead.

-That lead would hold until the halftime intermission, but it did not last long in the second half. 59 seconds into the period, Ceara Caffrey scored her 18th goal of the season off an Alex Hornsby assist to even the contest at a goal each.

-Sewanee found the lead for the first time in the contest in the 53rd minute thanks to a Molly Wheeler goal.

-In the 63rd minute, Alex Hornsby notched her first goal of the season thanks to Hannah Tompkins pass off the penalty corner.

-Sewanee has reached the double-digit mark in the win column for the first time since 2015 when they won 11 contests.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Ceara Caffrey led all attackers with six shots, four on goal, including a goal.

-Alex Hornsby recorded a goal and assist for Sewanee, while Molly Wheeler scored on two shots.

-Rachel Blum (5-4) saved six shots in full time.

CONCORDIA WISCONSIN KEY STATISTICS
-Rachel Larson netted the lone goal for the Falcons.

-Katelyn Fitzgerald (5-6) saved eight shots in full time but suffered the loss.

UP NEXT
The Tigers will gear up for the 2018 SAA Field Hockey Championship, hosted by Hendrix College, Friday. Seedings and game times have not yet been announced. 

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