Field Hockey Blanked By Trinity

Field Hockey Blanked By Trinity

HARTFORD, Conn.--Host Trinity College scored two goals 39 seconds apart, early in the game, to take a 3-0 win over Keene State College in non-conference field hockey action on Wednesday night.

Records

  • Keene State: 7-5
  • Trinity: 5-4

How it Happened

Freshman goalie Rachel Loseby made a carerer high 17 saves in the loss, keeping the Owls in the game.   Trinity broke through at the 5:11 mark with a goal from Chandler Solimine, who made it 2-0 with another goal with 5:50 played.  The Owls' best chances came in the 11th minute, when Ally McCall shot wide following a penalty corner, and in the 33rd minute, when Jensyn Dandeneau was stopped by Trinity goalie Lori Berger.

Loseby made two saves in quick succession in the early part of the second half, stopping Solimine and Finn, though the Bantams did get a third goal in the 43rd minute when Finn scored, unassisted.  The Owls kept testing Berger, as McKenna Blean had her shot saved in the 58th minute, and Julia Babbitt hit the post as time was ticking down.  Berger saved Kelsey Roberts' follow-up attempt.

Trinity held a 33-9 edge in shots on goal, and an 8-2 edge in penalty corners.

Penalty Strokes

  • Loseby's 17 saves in the contest were more than she had had in her previous eight appearances of the year combined, where she had made 15.
  • The loss ended a five game winning streak for the Owls.
  • Both teams featured a player named Kendal(l) Brown.

Up Next

  • Keene State returns to Little East Conference play with a visit to Bridgewater State University on Saturday, October 7 at 1 p.m.
  • The Bantams host Bowdoin College on Saturday at 11 a.m.