No. 7 Field Hockey wins Connie Harnum Classic over Wilkes

No. 7 Field Hockey wins Connie Harnum Classic over Wilkes

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The Salisbury University field hockey rolled in the Connie Harnum Classic final over the Wilkes Colonials, 4-1 on Saturday.

THE RUNDOWN

Final Score: No. 7 Salisbury 4, Wilkes 1
Records: Salisbury (2-0) | Wilkes (1-1)
Location – Selinsgrove, Pa.

BOX SCORE

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Arielle Johnston opened the scoring for Salisbury in the 10th minute of the game.
  • Johnston added her second marker of the game 56 seconds into the second quarter on a penalty stroke.
  • Four minutes later, Tara Daddio netted her first goal of the young season to put Salisbury up three on a Meghan Jolikko assist
  • After Wilkes scored to open the second half, Salisbury responded with a goal two minutes later when Jolikko converted a pass from Emma Jeffries.

GAME NOTES

  • Salisbury had the 24-5 shot advantage over Wilkes.
  • Johnston converted two of her four shots on target into goals. All five of Daddio's shots were on goal.
  • Dom Farrace saved two of the three shots on goal she faced.
  • The Salisbury defense did not allow a shot in the first half.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Jolikko scored and added in an assist in her first action of the 2019 season.
  • Johnston's two-goal effort was the third multi-goal performance in her career and first since she scored a pair in Salisbury's 4-0 win over Misericordia on Sept. 1, 2018.
  • After the tournament, senior defender Jillian Hughes was named the Connie Harnum Classic Most Valuable Player. Fellow senior Rachel Domanico was selected to the All-Tournament team following the championship game.

UP NEXT

  • Salisbury opens the 2019 home schedule on Wednesday, Sept. 4 when the Sea Gulls host the Stevenson Mustangs.
  • The game is set for 6 p.m. at Sea Gull Stadium
  • Video and live stats are available of the home opener.

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