LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Penn field hockey team pulled out a 3-2 victory over Lock Haven at Charlotte Smith Field Friday night. In the process, the Quakers gave Val Cloud her 100th victory as a head coach.
Penn (4-5) benefited from two Nicole Black goals to defeat the Lady Eagles (8-5). The three goals came on the Quakers' only three shots of the game.
Lock Haven put the pressure on Penn early in the game, rattling off several quick shots with nothing finding the back of the cage. But five minutes in, senior Sam Stoyer finished, putting LHU up 1-0.
Three minutes later,Margaretha Ehret evened the score off a corner. Nicole Black gave the Red and Blue a lead four minutes later when she scored off a pass fromEhret.
Black drove down the field and slapped her second goal off the back of the cage seven minutes before halftime, an unassisted goal.
Those would be the only shots registered by the Quakers on the evening. Lock Haven, which added an earlysecond-half goal from Renee Kemmerer, peppered 15 shots in at the Quaker net, but goalie Alanna Butera anchored a steadfast defenseand held the tenuous one-goal lead.
Penn is back in action Sunday, when they travel to Lewisburg to take on Bucknell at 1 p.m.