Peters Scores Twice in Field Hockey Season Opener

Peters Scores Twice in Field Hockey Season Opener

SCORE: Wheaton 2 - Endicott 4

RECORDS: Wheaton (0-1, 0-0 NEWMAC) - Endicott (1-0)

LOCATION: Beverly, Mass. (North Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton captain Katie Peters netted her first goal of the season in the fifth minute with a shot from outside the circle, that was deflected into teh top of the cage with a dish from Jordan Brazis-Eberle
  • Endicott responded with four goals to end the first half with a 4-1 lead. 
  • Peters capped off the scoring in the 52nd minute with a quick sweep that deflected off a Gull defender. 
  • Despite taking the loss, Riley Thompson made 31 saves in 70 minutes of action for the Lyons. Thompson's 31 saves a single game high for the senior and ties a Wheaton single game record. 
  • Courtney Foley and Merril Nadeau each came up with a defensive save for Wheaton.  

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 6 - Endicott 51
  • Penalty Corners: Wheaton 4 - Endicott 9 
  • Saves: Wheaton 33 - Endicott 1

UP NEXT: Wheaton hosts Regis on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. in the teams home opener at Diane C. Nordin '80 Field.