PHILADELPHIA The Penn field hockey team improvedits record to 2-3 on the season, with a big 3-1 win over the Lafayette Leopards.
The Quakers went down 1-0 early in the game, when Lafayette midfielder Maggie Condon scored six and a half minutes in. But just six minutes later, Penn answered with a goal ofits own on a penalty corner. Juniors Jamie Calahan and Meghan Rose both got assists, as sophomore transfer Margaretha Ehret scored her second goal in two games. Sophomore Nina Ferrier made it 2-1 with an unassisted goal just 52 seconds before the end of the first half. Seven minutes after the half, senior forward Tracy Statter scored to seal the 3-1 win, with the help of junior defender Melissa Black.
The game was a strong one for the Quakers’ offense. They got 15 shots on goal throughout the game, the most so far in a game this season. Ehret led the way with four shots on goal, while Melissa Black had three. Calahan, Statter, and Nicole Black all had two shots on goal, while Meghan Rose and Nina Ferrier each added one.
Senior goalie Elizabeth Schlossberg made four saves in her 70 minutes of play, while Lafayette goalie Jill Lambert made 12 stops.
With the loss, the Leopards fell to 0-4 on the season, while the Quakers improved to 2-3.
Up next, the Penn field hockey team will look to continueits success in the Ivy League, traveling to take on Cornell this Saturday at noon.
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