RC Earns 1-0 ODAC Field Hockey Win Over BC

Roanoke Field Hockey Team 2017

The Basics

Score: Roanoke 1 | Bridgewater 0
Records: Roanoke 6-0 / 1-0 ODAC | Bridgewater 1-6 / 0-1 ODAC
Location: Salem, Va.  

The Lead: Roanoke topped Bridgewater 1-0 in ODAC Field Hockey action on Tuesday night in Salem.

How it Happened: 

  • A back and forth first-half saw Bridgewater have an early chance to score but Jacqueline DiFulvio's shot was cleared off the goal line by RC defender Stacy Staley.
  • The game remained scoreless until there were 40 seconds left on the clock and Leonore Keunen pushed a pass to Lauren Heffron at the top of the circle. Heffron was then able to chip a shot over the head of BC keeper Ali Bishop to give RC a 1-0 lead.
  • The Roanoke defense would make the lead stand up during the second half allowing just four BC shots.  
  • The Eagles would get a penalty corner with time expired but DiFulvio's shot was blocked, preserving the RC win.
  • Emma Clark earned the shutout, making six saves, including three in the second-half.
  • BC held an 11-8 edge in shots and an 8-3 edge in penalty corners. 

Up Next: Roanoke will host Transylvania on Saturday at Noon.  

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