EASTON, Pa. The University of Pennsylvania field hockey was able to keep Lafayette from finding the net during the first half, but two second-half goals by the Leopards kept Penn from gettingits second win asthe Quakers fell 2-0.
One ofPenn's points of emphasis enteringWednesday's game was to stop giving up early goals. The Red and Blue were able to keep Lafayette’s offense off the board in the opening stanza, but their offense was also shut down. As a result, the game headed into thebreak scoreless.
Lafayette opened up the scoring right after the second-half whistle when Lindsay Majno scored in theopening minutes. Lafayette added an insurance goal in the 60th minute, when Maggie Condon scored on a set shot at the top of the circle following a penalty corner.
Penn moved the ball up the field throughout the match, but was unable to transition those opportunities into goals.
Goalie Alanna Butera recorded six saves in the net.
The Quakers will be back on the field Saturday, when they head to Ithaca, N.Y. to play Cornell inthe first of their seven Ivy League games.