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UMW Roundup: Balanced Eagles blank Spartans
FROM STAFF REPORTS
Three different players scored goals as the ninth-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team shut out York College 3–0 on Saturday in both teams’ Capital Athletic Conference opener.
Lisa Charney, Jenna Steele and Hayley Kane tallied the scores for the Eagles while Florence George was credited with an assist.
UMW outshot Hood, 17–12, and had more penalty corner (11). Claire Gianelle had five saves in goal for UMW (8–0), which hosts seventh-ranked Catholic University Tuesday.
The Eagles’ women’s team finished second among eight schools while the men’s team placed third among seven competing schools at the Frostburg State University Invitational.
Tara Landy (25:05) took fourth place to lead the women, while Lauren Braney (25:24) took sixth, Liz Green (25:40) placed 10 and Sam Park (25:59) was 15th.
For the men, Corey Lyons (28:48) was the top Eagle finisher, followed by Jeff Branson (28:53, eighth place), Julian Menk (29:06, 10th) and Quincy Schmidt (29:13, 12th).
Both teams will compete at the Paul Short Invitational in Lehigh, Pa., Friday.
The Eagles fell for the first time this season with a 1–0 loss to host Salisbury University in Capital Athletic Conference play.
The Sea Gulls’ winning score came on a Erin Moon free kick with 20 minutes left to play in regulation.
Salisbury led in shots, 22-10, and in corner kicks, 8–5. UMW goalkeeper Charlotte Owens had 13 saves.
The Eagles (5–1–1, 0–1–1) will visit Randolph–Macon College on Wednesday at 4:15 p.m.
Salisbury scored a goal in each half while keeping the Eagles away from their net to earn the 2–0 Capital Athletic Conference victory.
Jake Perry scored on a free kick in the first half and Matt Greene added an unassisted insurance goal in the second half for the Sea Gulls.
UMW goalkeeper Tyler Back had seven saves for the Eagles (4–4, 0–1), who host N.C. Wesleyan Wednesday at 4 p.m.