Springfield Defeats Field Hockey 5-2

Springfield Defeats Field Hockey 5-2

SCORE: Wheaton 2 - Springfield 5

RECORDS: Wheaton (4-10, 0-7 NEWMAC) - Springfield (11-6, 4-3 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Nordin Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Springfield's Belle Copponi and Maggie Kennedy accounted for all five goals for the Pride, with Kennedy collecting the hat-trick. 
  • Karin Dion netted one of Wheaton's two goals with an assist going to Hannah Arkin. The duo scored on a breakaway by Arkin who fired off a shot, which was redirected off of Dion's stick. 
  • The Lyons final goal of the day was once again assisted by Arkin, who found Emma Peterson for her second goal of the season. 
  • Riley Thompson played the entire game in goal for Wheaton, coming up with 12 saves. 
  • Hailey Kohler and Melissa Jernakoff both came up with defensive saves for the Lyons. 

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 12 - Springfield 30
  • Penalty Corners: Wheaton 3 - Springfield 6
  • Saves: Wheaton 14 - Springfield 6

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Wednesday, Oct. 25 for a 7 p.m. non-conference contest at Bridgewater State. VIDEO / LIVE STATS