Oct. 23, 2009
LOCK HAVEN, PA (October 23, 2009) – The Sacred Heart University field hockey team dropped a Northeast Conference match 3-1 at Lock Haven Friday afternoon. The loss puts the Pioneers at 2-14 overall and 1-4 in the NEC, while the Lady Eagles move to 15-3 and a perfect 6-0 in conference.
Lock Haven senior Mary Keister provided LHU with the game winner on a penalty stroke in the 62nd minute. Classmate Alanna Lewis and junior Casey Hughes also tallied a goal for the Lady Eagles in the win.
Sacred Heart knotted the game at one when junior defender Jessica Garcia (Freehold, NJ/Colts Neck) converted on a penalty stroke.
Despite taking the loss, junior goalkeeper Kim Stow (Norwalk, CT/Norwalk) was spectacular in net for the Pioneers, making nine saves. Junior Erin Terreson made two saves to record the victory for Lock Haven.
Sacred Heart faces of against NEC opponent Siena on the road at 3:00 this Sunday.