Field Hockey Falls 6-2 At Yale

Field Hockey Falls 6-2 At Yale

The Sacred Heart University field hockey team dropped a 6-2 decision to Yale University on Johnson Field Saturday afternoon.  The loss drops the Pioneers to 1-2, while the Bulldogs are now 1-0.

Yale scored the first four goals of the game, taking a 4-0 lead 21:02 in the game.  The Pioneers netted the final goal of the half, with a tally from Lauren Lawson., to draw within 4-1 at the break.  Kelsy Hopkins scored the first tally of the second-half, to make it 4-2, but Yale would score twice in the final 5:50 to secure the win.

The Pioneers return to action on Sunday, hosting Lehigh at Johnson Field.  Game time is 4:30 pm

The Scoring:

  • Hopkins and Lawson both scored for the first time this season
  • Carol Middough scored three times, and added an assist, to lead the Bulldogs, scoring the first two goals of the game
  • Brooke Reese (24:35) and Holly Jackson (31:02) extended the four goal streak to open the game
  • Middough completed her hat trick at 64:10 and Bridget Condie netted the final goal with 90 seconds remaining

Noteworthy

  • Hailey Power made a save in minding the net in the first half, while Emily Degennaro minded the net for the second half and stopped three shots
  • Yale out shot the Pioneers 21-16 for the game
  • Both squads earned five penalty corners
  • Sydney Terroso earned the win for Yale, with a six-save effort