Second half offense leads Sewanee to 21 win over Newberry

Girls' field hockey game

Photo by Kimberly Williams

Reprinted from sewaneetigers.com

On October 31, two second half goals led the Sewanee field hockey team to a 21 win over visiting NCAA Division II member Newberry at Puett Field. The Tigers end their regular season with an 115 record, which includes wins the past two contests.

After honoring Emma Horgan (C’16), Janie Spilman (C’16) ,Kya Wence (C’16), and Kate Roe (C’16), the Tigers and Wolves traded possessions for the majority of the first half. Sewanee led in shots in the opening 35 minutes by a 54 advantage.

With the score at 00 to start the second half, Sewanee finally broke through when Virginia Barry (C’18) picked up a pass sent in by Katie Wilson (C’18) and blasted her shot into the cage in the 38thminute.After another Barry goal was disallowed, Sewanee added to its advantage 10 minutes later. This time, Kat Mulligan (C’17) tapped in a pass from Carrie Anderson (C’17), which gave Sewanee a 20 lead.

Newberry added its lone score in the 66th minute as Caitlyn Warren scored from Meghan Smiga.

Overall, Sewanee led in shots 129. Newberry had a slight 64 advantage in corners.

Individually, Sewanee keepers Katya Waters (C’18) and Caroline Brennan (C’18) both finished with two saves.

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