Offense, Defense Add Up to Win for Field Hockey

Offense, Defense Add Up to Win for Field Hockey

THE MAIN STORY: The Susquehanna field hockey team defeated Keuka 6-1 on Monday afternoon with five goals coming in the first half. The six goals are the second most scored in a single game this season.

DID YOU KNOW? The River Hawks are now 12-2 overall and have won seven consecutive games. The team improves to 3-1 on the road and SU has given up just two goals in the last seven games.

SPREADING THE WEALTH: Six different players accounted for SU's six goals and Lauren Cram led all players with three assists.

SOLID FIRST HALF: The River Hawks scored their five first-half goals over a 25-minute span with three goals in less than seven minutes. Jordan Burkepile got the scoring started at the 9:22 mark and Raquel Ramos scored the half's final goal with just 34 seconds remaining.

ALMOST A SHUTOUT: The Wolves were held scoreless until 7:33 remained in the game when Alysa Maddeleno scored to break up the shut out.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE: Susquehanna took 33 shots to Keuka's eight and had nine penalty corners. Starting goalie Morgan Ludlam got the win and made one save in her 35 minutes of work. Courtney Purnell played the final 35 minutes and finished with three saves.

Emily Novakovich led all players with nine shots while Hunter Pitman added six.

AND FOR KEUKA: The Wolves fall to 0-13 overall.

UP NEXT: Susquehanna remains on the road to face Ithaca on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 4 p.m.