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Lynchburg Wins Hornets Field Hockey Battle

Isabella Morande made seven stops in the 4-1 loss at Lynchburg.
Isabella Morande made seven stops in the 4-1 loss at Lynchburg.

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Homestanding Lynchburg University scored three second half goals to key a 4-1 ODAC field hockey win Wednesday evening. 

In a match played at Liberty University Field Hockey Complex, Lynchburg (7-5, 3-0 ODAC) scored in the 59th, 61st and 64th minutes to pull away from SU (9-4, 2-2).

HOW IT HAPPENED

SU

34:17 | Kelsey Jones scored off of a penalty corner attempt. Taylor Hayes received the ball at the top of the circle and she passed it off to her right for a Jones goal.

LYN

18:38 | Alex Redman finished off a loose ball after a penalty corner shot by Emma Strouse. Isabella Morande saved the first Lynchburg shot.

58:10 | Emily Dudley was able to score through the Shenandoah defense,  Nikki Simpao was credited with the assist.

60:43 | Kayla Copeman found Jackie Lerro for a Lynchburg goal

63:44 | Dudley and Simpao teamed up again to make the score 4-1

UP NEXT

SU celebrates seniors Kayla Alderman, Kiera Lane, Morgan Payne and Whitney Ross on Saturday, October 13 at 6 p.m. prior to the ODAC contest versus Roanoke.

MATCH NOTES

  • LYN dominated possession, outshooting SU 29-8.

  • Lynchburg held the advantage in penalty corners 9-3.

  • SU had four shots on goal.

  • Isabella Morande made seven saves in the contest.

  • Of the 17 times the two programs have met, SU has only beaten Lynchburg one time, defeating LYN on its home field on the way to its first-ever ODAC championship.

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