Seton Hill rallies to defeat Greyhound field hockey . . .
Seton Hill 3, Assumption 2
WORCESTER, Mass. --- Seton Hill University scored three second-half goals en route to defeating Assumption College, 3-2, in the Greyhounds season opener FRIDAY in the Multi-Sport Stadium.
Junior midfielder MEG DOW (West Bridgewater, MA/West Bridgewater) opened the scoring in the first half for the Greyhounds on a nice feed from senior forward BRITTANY BOYLE (Grafton, MA/Grafton) at 21:17. Senior DANIELLE LUONGO (Northboro, MA/Algonquin) made five saves as the home team led at halftime.
The Griffins scored three straight goals in the second half to take control of the contest. Senior forward KRISTA ARCHAMBEAU (East Rochester, NY/East Rochester) tied the game on a goala at 37:07 assisted by freshman forward HEATHER APODACA (Huntington Beach, CA/Edison).
Unassisted goals by sophomore forward JANELLE HOFER (Wind Gap, PA/Nazareth) at 42:57 and by junior forward ALLEGRA RAMOS (Bensalem, PA/Saint Hubert’s) at 48:44 made it a two-goal game at 3-1.
The Greyhounds however came back to make it close contest as the same scoring duo of the first goal came back again. This time Boyle scored the goal with Dow assisting at 59:58.
Luongo finished with eight saves for the Greyhounds, while sophomore keeper BRITTANY PARKER (Madison, CT/Daniel Hand) made five saves for the Griffins.
Seton Hill outshot the Greyhounds, 15-11, while Assumption held an 8-7 penalty corner advantage,
The Greyhounds, now 0-1. are right back in action SATURDAY as they host Mercyhurst College (Erie, PA) at 4 p.m. in the Multi-Sport Stadium. Seton Hill, now 1-1, is next in action SATURDAY at Adelphi University at 2 p.m.