No. 3 Field Hockey overwhelms Southern Virginia on Senior Day

No. 3 Field Hockey overwhelms Southern Virginia on Senior Day

SALISBURY, Md. – The third-ranked Salisbury University field hockey team rolled through Southern Virginia, 6-0, in Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) action on Saturday.  

THE RUNDOWN

Final Score: Salisbury 6, Southern Virginia 0
Records: Salisbury (15-1, 4-0 CAC) | Southern Virginia (0-15, 0-4 CAC)
Location: Sea Gull Stadium – Salisbury, Md.

BOX SCORE                        

HIGHLIGHTS  

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Two minutes into the contest, Meghan Jolikko opened the scoring for Salisbury with a goal from the feed from Rachel Domanico.
  • Domanico would score back-to-back goals in the fifth minute of the game. Domanico's first goal came off a rebound on the initial shot by Jenna Partilla. 48 seconds later, Domanico would redirect a shot by Tara Daddio into the back of the net.
  • McKenzie Mitchell would put Salisbury up 4-0 in the eighth minute of the contest on a penalty corner play off an assist from Rebecca Lloyd at the top of the arc.
  • Grace Fipps would tally the fifth goal of the quarter with just under a minute to go in the quarter when SVU's Kyla Nace couldn't corral and Fipps stole the ball from under her feet.
  • Ariel Limpert scored the final goal for Salisbury in the 57th minute of the game off the initial shot by Emma Jeffries and tapped over in front by McKenzie Jamison.  

GAME NOTES

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • With the win, Salisbury secures the first seed and first-round bye in the CAC Tournament, which begins on Nov. 2.
  • Prior to the game, Salisbury recognized their senior players and support staff.
  • It is Salisbury's 10th shutout of the season.

UP NEXT

  • Salisbury will wrap up the 2019 regular season against the York Spartans on Wednesday, Oct. 30.
  • It is the annual Corners for Cancer game.
  • Game time is set for 6 p.m. at Sea Gull Stadium.
  • Live stats and video are available for the contest.

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