Sep 18, 2019
SCORE: Wheaton 0 - Simmons 1
RECORDS: Wheaton (1-5, 0-0 NEWMAC) - Simmons (3-3, 0-0 GNAC)
LOCATION: Brighton, Mass. (Daly Field)
- The Wheaton College field hockey team dropped a 1-0 contest at Simmons University this evening after falling behind early in the first quarter.
- Despite the one-goal final score, the game was evenly matched throughout, as each team registered 6 penalty corners and the Sharks held a 12-11 advantage in shots.
- Haley Dover fired the game-winner, a hard drive from just inside the circle in the 13th minute of the first quarter.
- Wheaton took the next seven shots of the game, but Lucy McNamara was solid in anchoring the Simmons defense with each attempt.
- Ellie Williams and Hannah Arkin took three shots each to lead Wheaton's offense, while Becca Harmon recorded a season-high two defensive saves.
- Morgan Karnes stopped seven Simmons shots on goal in the complete effort, while McNamara stopped eight.
- Shots: Wheaton 11 - Simmons 12
- Corners: Wheaton 6 - Simmons 6
- Saves: Wheaton 9 - Simmons 8