Owl Field Hockey Blanked by Middlebury
'MIDDLEBURY, Vermont 10/23/05 - The Keene State College field hockey team had its two-game winning streak snapped with a 4-0 non-conference loss to ninth ranked Middlebury College at Kohn Field on Sunday.
Nina Daugherty gave Middlebury a 1-0 lead at the 26:07 mark of the first half. The lead remained at one until just 1:43 into the second half when Daugherty struck again from close range as she lifted a shot into the cage. Claire Edelen earned assists on both of Daugherty's goals. Allison Smith made it a 3-0 game just four minutes later as she took a crossing pass from Channing Weymouth and scored from the top of the circle. Reid Berrien scored the game's final goal with 13:41 left to play, giving the Panthers a 4-0 win.
Middlebury out shot Keene State 19-4.
Meghan McGillen made five saves in 66 minutes of work, while Caitlin Pentifallo was not forced to make any saves in her four minutes of action for Middlebury. Sara Joyce (Hampstead, N.H.) made a season-high 17 saves in 54 minutes for Keene State, while Jennifer McDougal (Avon, Conn.) made a save in the final 16 minutes of action.
Middlebury returns to action on Tuesday when they host Rensselaer at 3:30. Keene State (8-8) will host the University of Southern Maine on Thursday (7 p.m.).
(Courtesy of Middlebury College sports information)