Emily Loprete
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Emily Loprete

Field Hockey Edged By #25 American 3-2 On Saturday

Holy Cross Athletics   09-30-2017
Stat Comparison
Category HC AU
Goals 2 3
Shots 7 21
Shots on Goal 4 11
Corners 2 5
Saves 8 2
Box Score

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Holy Cross field hockey team came up short to #25 American on Saturday afternoon on the road. The Crusaders got off to a quick start offensively, as senior Maureen Connolly put them up 1-0 in the 8th minute with an unassisted tally. Holy Cross added pressure as junior Emily Loprete scored off a cross pass from classmate Suzanne Noone in the 19th minute. Despite being outshot 6-4 in the first half, the Crusaders took a 2-0 lead into halftime.

American responded with a strong push in the second half, adding their first goal of the game in the 51st minute off a penalty corner. The Eagles then tied the game up in the 58th minute, as Noor Coenen found the back of the net after gaining the ball through a scramble in front of the net. In the 63rd minute, Rafaela Rubas scored on a penalty stroke for the game-winning goal.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • The Eagles outshot Holy Cross 21-7.
  • Sophomore Marcia LaPlante made eight saves for the Crusaders.
  • Maura Jacobs stopped a pair of shots on goal for American.
  • Loprete led the Crusaders with two shots. 

UP NEXT

  • The Crusaders return to action on Sunday, Oct. 8, as they travel to Columbia for a 12:00 p.m. game.

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