Hornets Fall to Ursinus in NCAA's
LC's Season Ends with 18-6 Overall Mark
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. --- The Lynchburg College
field hockey team took second ranked Ursinus College down to the
wire but came up on the losing end of a 3-2 contest in the second
round of the NCAA Tournament from the campus of Ursinus College in
Jen Hooven put Ursinus on the board 4:17 into the game off an assist from Jennie Moore. Jennie Moore added a tally for herself three minutes later to give Ursinus a two-goal lead early on. Jordan Warrington (Ocean View, DE/Indian River) stopped the streak and cut the deficit to 2-1 off a feed from Erin Funkhouser (Natural Bridge, VA/Menchville) at the 16:24 mark. The rest of the first half would be scoreless, but LC came out in the second half and notched the score at 2-2 at 38:19 into the game as Warrington added her second score of the game, this time courtesy of a Jenny Weir (Richmond, VA/James River) assist. At the 57:10 mark, Kait Sutherland would score on a putback to earn the decisive goal for Ursinus. Signey Milks (Gloucester, VA/Gloucester) was awarded with a penalty stroke with less than five minutes remaining, but Erica Scott stopped the stroke to preserve the 3-2 victory.
Sarah Cates (Wilmington, DE/Brandywine) of Lynchburg (18-6) had a phenomenal game in the cage, posting 12 saves while allowing three goals. Scott of Ursinus (18-2) notched four saves and allowed two goals. Ursinus had a commanding 27-10 advantage in shots and an equally decisive advantage in penalty corners at 11-4.
Lynchburg ends its season with an 18-6 record, giving the Hornets their third consecutive year of at least 18 wins and also earned the ODAC Championship for the third consecutive season.
This release is courtesy of the Lynchburg College sports information department.