Field Hockey Beats Sewanee 4-1 in Home-Opener

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The Basics

Score: Roanoke 4 | Sewanee 1
Records: Roanoke 2-0 | Sewanee 1-1
Location: Kerr Stadium | Salem, Va.

The Lead: Roanoke defeated Sewanee 4-1 in its home-opener Sunday afternoon in Salem.

How it Happened:

  • Roanoke jumped out to a 1-0 lead as Alexis Lester found the back of the cage off a rebound of a Fiona Dougan shot 16 minutes into the contest.
  • In the second half, Rebecca Schmidt doubled the Maroons lead with an unassisted goal just under five minutes into the period. 
  • Sewanee closed the gap off a penalty stroke conversion by Katie Wilson to make it a 2-1 game with 26 minutes left. 
  • Dougan scored off a push pass from Leonore Keunen to give RC a 3-1 advantage with a little over 20 minutes left in the game. 
  • Emilee Wooten tacked on another goal assisted from Schmidt to close out the scoring in the 4-1 win. 
  • The Maroons owned a 31-6 advantage in shots and a 12-5 edge in corners.
  • Emma Clark made four saves on the day for RC while Katya Waters made 11 saves in the first half and Rachel Bum made eight in the second half for the Tigers. 

Up Next: Roanoke hosts Wilson at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Kerr Stadium. 

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