Lady Eagles dominate with shutout victory

By Doug Spatafore
Sports Information

October 25, 2012

The Lock Haven University field hockey team (11-7, 2-3 A-10) dominated visiting Saint Louis (1-16, 0-5 A-10) on the way to a 3-0 shutout Sunday in Atlantic 10 Conference action.

The Lady Eagles also took time today to honor their four seniors in Nikki Weaknecht (Kutztown, Pa./Kutztown), Teresa Lezama (D’Abadie, Trinidad & Tobago/St. Joseph’s Convent), Kelsie Minnich (Dillsburg, Pa./Northern York) and Kelsey Moll (Newmanstown, Pa./Elco).

Kelly Harsh (Lancaster, Pa./Penn Manor) scored a pair of goals to lead the way for Lock Haven, who dominated Saint Louis in every facet of the game.

LHU outshot the Billlikens 23-1 and held a 21-1 advantage in penalty corners.

Moll was only forced to make one save in the shutout win.

Harsh put LHU up 1-0, 9:18 into the match.

Weaknecht made it 2-0 in the 25th minute. She finished with a goal and two assists.

Harsh’s second goal of the game helped LHU put the game away in the 47th minute.

Lock Haven returns to action Friday, October 26 at 3 p.m. vs. Richmond.


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