Pioneers Fall 1-0 At UMass

Emily Degennaro
Emily Degennaro

The Sacred Heart University field hockey team dropped a 1-0 decision to host UMass Friday afternoon.  The Pioneers fall to 2-3 on the year, while the Minutewomen improve to 3-2.

Emily Degennaro started in goal for the Pioneers, allowing a goal and making six saves.  Hailey Power placed the second half in goal and made five saves.

Sarah Hawkshaw netted the only goal of the game, scoring a pass from Rachael Burchell at the 30:30 mark.

SHU returns to action on Monday, hosting Pacific at 11 am on Johnson Field at Yale University. 

The Scoring

  • Burchell fed the ball across the goalmouth to the right post and Hawkshaw knocked it home

Noteworthy

  • SHU recorded 12 saves in the game, with a defensive save creditted to Marlena Koellner
  • UMass outshot the Pioneers 17-3 on the night and had all eight penalty corners
  • Emily Hazard made one save in net for UMass