Hot start fuels No. 3 Field Hockey's CAC-opening win over St. Mary's

Hot start fuels No. 3 Field Hockey's CAC-opening win over St. Mary's

ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. – The third-ranked Salisbury University field hockey team opened the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) slate with a 2-0 road shutout over the St. Mary's Seahawks on Saturday.

THE RUNDOWN

Final Score: No. 3 Salisbury 2, St. Mary's 0
Records: Salisbury (11-1, 1-0 CAC) | St. Mary's (10-2, 0-1 CAC)
Location: Jamie L. Roberts Stadium – St. Mary's City, Md.

BOX SCORE

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Salisbury struck first in the sixth minute on a penalty corner when Tara Daddio's shot was redirected by Camryn Dennis for the opening goal of the contest.
  • McKenzie Mitchell doubled up Salisbury's advantage three minutes later when she stole the ball in the attacking zone and popped up a shot over the St. Mary's keeper.
  • Salisbury kept up the pressure on St. Mary's, including eight shots in the second quarter but couldn't add to their two-goal advantage.

GAME NOTES

  • Salisbury held a commanding 15-1 edge on shots over St. Mary's.
  • Salisbury tallied 18 penalty corners.
  • Camryn Dennis and McKenzie Mitchell netted the goals for Salisbury.
  • Dom Farrace made a save on St. Mary's lone shot attempt in the fourth quarter.
  • Kelbey Egerland had nine saves for St. Mary's.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Salisbury picked up their fourth consecutive shutout.

UP NEXT

  • Salisbury steps out of CAC play on Tuesday to head up Route 13 to take on the Wesley Wolverines.
  • The game begins at 7 p.m.

Video and live stats are available from Wesley

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