No. 7 Field Hockey opens season with shutout win over Kean

No. 7 Field Hockey opens season with shutout win over Kean

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The seventh-ranked Salisbury University field hockey team opened the 2019 season by blanking the Kean Cougars, 3-0 on Friday in the 2019 Connie Harnum Classic, hosted by Susquehanna University.

THE RUNDOWN

Final Score: No. 7 Salisbury 3, Kean 0
Records: Salisbury (1-0) | Kean (0-1)
Location – Selinsgrove, Pa.

BOX SCORE

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Salisbury got the scoring going early when Mack Dinopoulos fed a penalty corner to McKenzie Jamison and Rachel Domanico was able to deflect Jamison's shot into the goal for the opening marker of the season
  • Just under two minutes later, Domanico added her second goal of the early season in the 11th minute.
  • After a scoreless second and third quarter, Tara Flavin added her first goal of the season off an assist from Domanico.
  • Goalkeeper Dom Farrace stopped all three shots that came her way to earn the shutout.

GAME NOTES

  • Salisbury outshot Kean, 13-6.
  • Domanico put away a pair of goals on three shots and an assist while Flavin added a goal.
  • The Sea Gull defense limited the Cougars to two second-half shots.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Friday's win was the eighth consecutive year that Salisbury opened the season with a shutout.
  • Domanico's two-goal performance matches her career-high and is the third multi-goal effort of her career.
  • Farrace earned the eighth shutout in her career.

UP NEXT

  • Salisbury advances to Saturday's championship game of the Connie Harnum Classic against the Wilkes Colonials.
  • The game is set for 2 p.m.
  • Video and live stats are available of the championship game courtesy of Susquehanna Athletics.

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