Field Hockey Unlucky at Mount Holyoke; Fall 5-2

Field Hockey Unlucky at Mount Holyoke; Fall 5-2

SCORE: Wheaton 2 - Mount Holyoke 5

RECORDS: Wheaton (4-8, 0-5 NEWMAC) - Mount Holyoke (9-4, 4-2 NEWMAC) 

LOCATION: South Hadley, Mass. (MHC Turf Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • After falling behind 1-0 in the 11th minute, Karin Dion pulled Wheaton even with her first goal of the season. The score came off a pass from first-year Hannah Arkin in the 24th minute of action. 
  • Mount Holyoke broke the 1-1 deadlock in the second half with goals in the 45th and 50th minutes. 
  • Now trailing 3-1, Wheaton pulled within a goal on an Arkin put away. The first-year netted her second goal of the season off a pass from senior Hannah Southard. The assist is the second of the year for Southard. Southard sent a cross through traffic to the goal mouth, where Arkin tipped it into goal. 
  • Mount Holyoke responded in the last 10 minutes of the game with two more goals. 
  • Riley Thompson played a complete game in goal for Wheaton, coming up with 12 saves. Morgan Turner collected the win for MHC after making two stops. 
  • Senior Hailey Kohler and first-year Melissa Jernakoff each came up with a defensive save for Wheaton. 

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 5 - Mount Holyoke 26
  • Penalty Corners: Wheaton 5 - Mount Holyoke 24 
  • Saves: Wheaton 14 - Mount Holyoke 2

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at Babson for a 6 p.m. New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest  VIDEO / LIVE STATS