Field Hockey Falters at Wittenberg

Credit: Joe Dombrowski
Credit: Joe Dombrowski

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - The Sewanee field hockey team suffered a 1-0 setback to Wittenberg Saturday afternoon from Edwards-Maurer Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Wittenberg (1-2) 1, Sewanee (0-2) 0
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Sewanee did not attempt a shot until the 21st minute, and they took three shots for the second, but two were saved by goalie Emma Hurguy.

-In the third at the 35th minute, after a Sewanee attempted shot, but it is the home-standing Tigers with the lone goal by Megan Niswonger.

-In the fourth quarter, Sewanee was held to no shots, as Wittenberg had two penalty corners that were stopped by the Tigers' defense, once by Barbara Canty in goal.

-A defensive game throughout 60 minutes of play, the Tigers out-shot the home team, 6-5 but Wittenberg had four shots on goal to Sewanee's two.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Ceara Caffrey had two shots, one on goal for the match.

-Buckley Norman, Caroline Sugar, Milly Etheridge and Caroline Ambrosi each tabbed a shot.

WITTENBERG KEY STATISTICS
-Caroline Cairns led Wittenberg with two shots.

-Emma Hurguy (1-2) saved two shots in full time.

UP NEXT
The weekend up north concludes Sunday at Earlham.

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