Field Hockey Suffers 4-0 Setback at No. 8 Skidmore
|1st - 11:37||Kelly Blackhurst (Skidmore)|
|1st - 29:51||Molly Gile (Skidmore)|
|1st - 33:14||Kelly Blackhurst (Skidmore)|
|2nd - 49:29||Ceilidh MacNeill (Skidmore)|
Sh: 2 Players (#3, #14 - 1)
Sv: Kayla Florence - 8
Kelly Blackhurst - 2
A: 2 Players (#5, #15 - 1)
Sh: Kelly Blackhurst - 13
Sv: Haley McDougall - 1
|Shots (on goal)||2 (1)||23 (12)|
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The Babson field hockey team suffered its first defeat of the 2012 season on Sunday, as the visiting Beavers fell to eighth-ranked Skidmore College, 4-0, to fall to 1-1 on the year.
Kelly Blackhurst got the scoring started for Skidmore (2-0) as she took a centering pass from Ceilidh MacNeill at the 11:37 mark and hammered it home for her fourth of the season. Molly Gile made it 2-0 with her first of the season at 29:51, a blast from the far wing.
Blackhurst capped the first half scoring as she gave the Thoroughbreds a 3-0 lead after Anna Wahl led her perfectly and she found the back of the cage at 33:14.
MacNeill tallied the only score of the second half when she took the ball down the wing and sent it past the keeper for her first of the season. Haley McDougall earned the win in goal, making one save in the first 57:05, while Amy Beck didn't face a shot in the final 12:55. Blackhurst finished with a pair of goals and MacNeill had a goal and an assist.
Junior Kayla Florence (Milton, Mass.) stopped eight of the 12 shots she faced in goal for Babson, which resumes play with another road contest at Gordon on Tuesday at 4 p.m.
NOTE: Taken from a Skidmore College press release.