By Sydney Anderson '13
WASHINGTON, Pa. - Host Washington & Jefferson used a pair of second half goals to top Shenandoah University in non-league field hockey action Sunday afternoon.
The Presidents (2-0) and Hornets (1-1) battled for possession throughout the majority of the game before the W&J opened up the scoring in the 50th minute of play.
HOW IT HAPPENED
49:11 | Rachel Fromm inserted a penalty corner, the Hornets seemed to have dismantled the scoring opportunity after the initial play by Alana Boyd was broken up. Fromm then collected the ball and snuck one past the defense at the far post. Boyd was credited with an assist.
56:37 | Rachel Buyan scored from two yards out after Rachel Fromm was able to cross the ball off of a penalty corner play.
QUOTES FROM COACH
Shenandoah takes on Hood College on Wednesday, September 5 in a 4 p.m. non-league home game.
The first half saw a combined three shots.
W&J outshot SU 4-3.
W&J held the advantage in penalty corners 7-6.
Shenandoah has met with Washington & Jefferson nine times since first meeting in 2004.
Shenandoah holds a 5-4 advantage in the all-time series. SU is 4-1 at home and 1-3 at W&J.