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Falcons Drop 6-0 Decision To Hawks

Falcons Drop 6-0 Decision To Hawks

Lamprey registered seven saves for Fitchburg State in non-conference setback

Bristol, R.I. – The Fitchburg State University field hockey team dropped a 6-0 decision to the Hawks of Roger Williams this afternoon in non-conference action from the Bayside Field.

The Basics

Score: Fitchburg State 0, Roger Williams 6

Records: Fitchburg State (1-2) | Roger Williams (2-1)

How It Happened

Roger Williams grabbed a 1-0 edge at the 6:50 mark of the first quarter as junior Emma Stevens (Brewster, Mass.) connected for her first tally on the season before the Hawks double their margin (2-0) in the 10th minute of play when senior Sydney McCarthy (Little Falls, N.Y) netted her second goal of the 2019 campaign.

In the second quarter, Roger Williams upped their lead at the 20:22 mark with senior Alex Coppinger (Guilderland, N.Y.) finding the back of the net for her first tally on the year to make the score 3-0 going into the break.

Following the break, the Hawks extended their advantage (4-0) early in the third frame as sophomore Hannah Palmer (Essex Junction, Vt.) would notched her first goal on the year, resulting in the 6-0 final.

Inside the Numbers

This afternoon's contest marks the fifth matchup between the two schools in field hockey with the Falcons 1-4 all-time when taking on the Hawks

Roger Williams has won the last three matchups, including a 2-0 decision last season at Elliot Field as former Falcon goalkeeper Abby Bryant registering 12 saves in the setback

Roger Williams held a 31-9 margin in shots, while also holding a 19-7 edge in penalty corners

Freshman Colleen Lamprey (Cherry Valley, Mass.) stopped seven shots for Fitchburg State in the setback

Sophomore Callie Flanagan (Wenham, Mass.) made two saves for Roger Williams in the victory

Sophomore Sarah Craig (Winchendon, Mass.) collected one defensive save for the Falcons

Up Next

Falcons will travel to Springfield College on Tuesday to take on the Pride for a non-conference tilt, starting at 6:00 PM. Hawks will host the Valiants of Manhattanville College tomorrow for a non-conference matchup at 1:00 PM.