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Field hockey scores for season’s second shutout

By Christine Houghton
Sports Editor

The College traveled to Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, to take on Juniata College on Saturday, Sept. 7, in what became a 4-0 shutout in favor of the Lions. With the win, the team now improves to a 2-0 record for the season.

While the game stayed silent through the first quarter, senior forward Cayla Andrews converted a penalty stroke in the second quarter for her fourth goal of 2019.

Tiefenthaler sprints upfield (Photo courtesy of the Sports Information Desk).

After her first quarter goal, Andrews reached 110 career points at the College. Taking a 1-0 lead into halftime, the Lions would blow up the second half of the game in scoring.

Junior forward Tori Tiefenthaler scored off an assist from junior midfielder Samantha Reed to start off the second half for her first goal of 2019. 

A few minutes later, Andrews rushed the goal yet again, this time assisted by senior forward Tori Hannah. Freshman midfielder/defender Jess Hatch connected with senior forward/midfielder Kayla Peterson for a late game goal to put the Lions up 4-0. 

Senior goalkeeper Maddie Beaumont played a full game to shut out Juniata.

The team not only took the top spot in scoring, but it held the penalty corner advantage 15-1 and the shot advantage 26-1. 

The Lions return to the turf on Saturday, Sept. 14, as they take on Messiah College at home.

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