Tigers Roll Past Panthers to Open SAA Play

Tigers Roll Past Panthers to Open SAA Play

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee field hockey team opened Southern Athletic Association (SAA) play on Saturday afternoon with a 6-1 win over Ferrum from Puett Field on Senior Day. 

Prior to the start, seven seniors were honored: Virginia Barry, Monica Bueso, Ellen Copper, Madison McAdams, Emily Sloan, Katya Waters and Katie Wilson.

Sewanee (5-3, 1-0) got the scoring going in the 12th minute with a Katie Wilson shot from Virginia Barry's penalty corner.

Ferrum (1-10, 0-3) would respond over a minute later, as Kiani Mohica struck for her fifth goal of the year to even the score at one goal apiece.

The Tigers was able to respond in the 26th minute, as Ceara Caffrey found Katie Wilson's pass for her eighth goal of the year to give the Purple and Gold the 2-1 advantage at the 35-minute mark.

After the assist in the first half, Barry was not done yet. 2:23 into the second half, she scored her third goal of the year off a Ferrum deflection.

In the 60th minute, Wilson's second goal of the match and the third of year 2017 campaign off an Alex Hornsby assist.

1:08 later, Hornsby struck again, finding Emily Sloan's stick for her first goal of the year to make it 5-1.

In the 64th minute, Caffrey added more insurance for the Tigers, netting her second goal of the match and ninth of the season off a Barry assist.

Hornsby finished with two assists, while Wilson and Caffrey totaled two goals each for Sewanee.

Katya Waters (4-3), saved 10 shots, playing full time in goal.

The Tigers' five-match homestand continues on Oct. 14, when Concordia Wisconsin makes the trip to the Domain, beginning at noon.

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