Link: Box Score
New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College field hockey team was blanked at home by Sweet Briar College, 9-0, Saturday morning at Celentano Field as part of the Falcon Field Hockey Classic.
FINAL: Sweet Briar 9 | Albertus Magnus 0
RESULTS: Albertus Magnus (0-9) | Sweet Briar (2-5)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Less than a minute into play, Maggie Groetsch would give the Vixens the early 1-0 lead as she found the back of the net for her first of the game. Sweet Briar continued to control the momentum extending its lead to four, 4-0, following three straight goals before heading into a timeout.
Sweet Briar would remain ahead, 6-0, after closing out the half with a pair of goals from Alexis Jones and Kayleigh Ness.
The Falcons were unable to stop Sweet Briar from scoring an additional three goals to take home the road win, 9-0.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Sweet Briar outshot Albertus, 35-0, as well as held the advantage in penalty corners, 15-1.
- Seven players from Sweet Briar tallied three or more shots, including a team-high seven from Emily Meyers.
- Shay Finch recorded a hat trick for the Vixens.
BETWEEN THE PIPES
- Albertus Magnus - Kasey Herrera (Stratford, Conn.) (0-9): 25 Shots on Goal | 9 Goals-Against | 16 Saves | 70 minutes
- Sweet Briar- Rosemary Austin (2-5): 0 Shots on Goal | 0 Goals-Against | 0 Saves | 35 minutes
- Sweet Briar - Janie Bolling: 0 Shots on Goal | 0 Goals-Against | 0 Saves | 35 Minutes
The field hockey team returns to action tomorrow, October 7 as the Falcons host Husson University. Game time is set for 2 p.m. at Celentano Field.