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Hockey Opens 2018 with Win

Freshman Kelsey Jones nets the game-winning goal, the first of her career.
Freshman Kelsey Jones nets the game-winning goal, the first of her career.
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By Sydney Anderson '13

WINCHESTER, Va. - The Shenandoah University field hockey team started its season Friday night with a 2-1 win over Gettysburg College at Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium.

The Bullets (0-1) started fast, scoring in the first 14 minutes of the game, but the Hornets (1-0) then took control and maintained possession for a majority of the game.  

HOW IT HAPPENED

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26:48 | Taylor Hayes tallied on a penalty stroke in the back of the net after Raven Barter was fouled on a break away.

49:23 | Freshman Kelsey Jones nets her first career goal from seven yards out. This goal proved to be the game-winner.

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13:04 | Allison Cavicchio redirected an Arden Scheetz shot past Hornets goalkeeper Isabella Morande

QUOTES FROM COACH

"This was a great way to start our season. Gettysburg is a talented team," said Head Coach Ashley Smeltzer-Kraft. "Everyone stepped up, we played six freshmen and they acclimated well to the speed of the collegiate game."  

UP NEXT

The Hornets are on the road this Sunday, September 2, in a 1 p.m. non-league game at Washington & Jefferson. The next home game is Wednesday, September 5. 

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