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Falcons Fall, 4-0 To Spartans

Falcons Fall, 4-0 To Spartans

Lamprey makes eight saves for Fitchburg State in conference setback

Castleton, Vt. – The Fitchburg State University field hockey team suffered a tough 4-0 setback to the Spartans of Castleton University this evening in Little East Conference (LEC) action from the Dave Walk Stadium.

The Basics

Score: Fitchburg State 0, Castleton 4

1Records: Fitchburg State (2-14, 1-10 LEC) | Castleton (11-6, 8-3 LEC)

How It Happened

Castleton took the lead 2:04 into the first period as junior Gabriella Hunt (Granville, N.Y.) netted her team-leading 17th tally on the season for the 1-0 advantage. The Spartans doubled their margin (2-0) in the 19th minute of action with senior Olivia Trevisani (Colchester, Vt.) gathering a feed from classmate Cydney Jeffrey (Manchester, Vt.) and burying a shot inside the near post for her fifth goal of the year.

The hosts upped their advantage at the 20:18 mark with junior Allison Lowell (Brandon, Vt.) finding the back of the cage for her ninth score of the 2019 campaign to make the score 3-0, going into the break.

Following the intermission, Castleton capped the scoring in the 49th minute of action as Hunt notched her second goal of the contest, resulting in the 4-0 final.

Inside the Numbers

This evening's contest marked the fourth meeting between the two squads in the sport of field hockey with the Falcons 1-3 all time when taking on the Spartans

Castleton has won the last three matchups with Fitchburg State, including a 2-1 decision last season

Castleton held a 23-6 advantage in shots, while also holding a 6-4 edge in penalty corners

Junior Yuleinny Salcedo (Lawrence, Mass.) registered two shot for the Green and Gold

Freshman Colleen Lamprey (Cherry Valley, Mass.) stopped eight shots for the Falcons in the setback

Senior Tashia Pashby-Rookwood (Williston, Vt.) made three saves for the Spartans in the victory

Freshman Maddison Arpano (Lunenburg, Mass.) made one defensive save for the Green and Gold

Up Next

Falcons will host the Warriors of Eastern Connecticut State on Saturday for a conference tilt, starting at 2:00 PM. Spartans will visit Southern Maine on the same date for a conference matchup at 3:00 PM.