Field Hockey Suffers Setback at Homestanding No. 6 Saint Anselm

Field Hockey Suffers Setback at Homestanding No. 6 Saint Anselm

MANCHESTER, N.H. - The Saint Michael's College field hockey team lost to No. 6 Saint Anselm College, 8-0, on Saturday during Northeast-10 Conference play in Grappone Stadium. The Hawks' national ranking is according to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA).

RECORDS

  • Saint Michael's (0-4), Saint Anselm (1-3)

SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

  • Sophomore Riley O'Connor (Canton, Mass./Canton), 7 saves in 30 minutes
  • Junior Courtney Watt (Auckland, New Zealand/Albany Senior/Vermont), 4 saves in 30 minutes of relief
  • Junior Mia Gardner (Smithfield, R.I./Saint George's School), 1 defensive save

OPPONENT LEADERS

  • Junior Maddie Davis, 4 assists
  • Junior Abbey Bevens, 1 goal, 1 assist
  • Junior Mackenzie McConnell, 2 saves

THE ACTION

  • Davis assisted a pair of goals midway through the first quarter, with senior Avery Tucker blasting home a penalty corner entry feed at 8:11 before Davis grabbed a rebound and dished to junior Courtney Walsh for another marker at 9:40.
  • First-year Millie Forster tipped in another Hawk attempt at 25:21, and Bevens pushed the lead to 4-0 3:30 later.
  • Saint Anselm put the game out of reach with four goals in the final 10:33 of the contest.

NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S GAME

  • Next Saturday vs. University of New Haven, 12 p.m.