Field Hockey Downed by Transy in Monday Evening Matchup

Field Hockey Downed by Transy in Monday Evening Matchup

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee field hockey team matched the weather on Monday night with cool temperatures, the team's sticks went cold as the Tigers fell to the Pioneers of Transylvania, 4-1, from Puett Field.

Transylvania (5-9) scored three goals in a span of 4:11 late in the first half. Zoe Jessie netted the first goal (31st minute) and the third goal with six seconds left in the period. Taylor Insley, in the 34th minute, netted her second goal of the year.

Transy would add a goal in the 53rd minute before Sewanee (6-4) avoided the shutout with a 58th minute goal by Emily Sloan. After Virginia Barry took the penalty corner, the ball would eventually find the end of Sloan's stick for the goal.

The Pioneers outshot the Tigers in the contest, 15-9, but the Tigers were only one shot down from Transy's seven in the second half.

Katya Waters (5-4) suffered the loss, going 56:15 in goal, with four saves. Rachel Blum would cover the final 13:45, saving two shots.

The Tigers' homestand continues this weekend when they host Hendrix at The Pit. Faceoff is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday.

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