Field Hockey Finishes Weekend With Clean Sweep

Credit: Lyn Hutchinson
Credit: Lyn Hutchinson

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee field hockey team used a strong third quarter to earn the weekend sweep over Southern Virginia, 5-0, Saturday afternoon from Puett Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (2-3) 5, Southern Virginia (0-5) 0
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers picked up where they left off last night against the Knights with an early goal in the fourth minute by Alex Hornsby.

-With 36 seconds left in the opening half, Ceara Caffrey found Seabrook Brown's pass to give the Tigers the 2-0 advantage going into the locker room.

-In the third, Sewanee put the contest away with three goals in the period by Hannah Bradley (35'), Molly Wheeler (39') and Caffrey's (41') second goal of the game. The goals scored by Bradley and Wheeler were off penalty corners.

-On the day, Sewanee posted 42 shots and 16 penalty corners. 30 of the 42 shots were on target.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Alex Hornsby, Molly Wheeler and Ceara Caffrey all had seven shots each to Lead Sewanee. Hornsby and Caffrey had five shots on goals, while Wheeler had four.

-Caffrey finished the day with five points thanks to two goals and an assist.

-Barbara Canty (2-3) saw just one shot allowed in 180 minutes against the Knights and saved it.

SOUTHERN VIRGINIA KEY STATISTICS
-Emily Jacobson had the lone shot for the visitors.

-Kyla Nase (0-5) saved 16 shots, while Grace DeGruccio had nine saves in the third quarter.

UP NEXT
Sewanee returns to action Sept. 28 with a trip to Bridgewater.

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