Bobcats Open CAC with Convincing Win Over Hood

FROSTBURG, Md. - Frostburg State opened Capital Athletic Conference action with a convincing 20-5 win over Hood College, Wednesday. It's the second-straight 20-5 victory over the Blazers for FSU.

Four players registered at least five points each as the Bobcats improved to 2-1 on the season. Sophomore Megan White scored five goals, classmates Malory Brunett and Kaitlyn Kesecker scored four goals and handed out two assists while senior Ali Kapustin finished with two goals and four assists.

White, who scored the game's first goal just 14 seconds into action, had a hand in four of the 11 goals the Bobcats' scored in the opening half. Junior Chelsea Feeney scored three goals in the first and added one assist. The duo helped FSU to a 6-0 lead before Hood (2-4) scored its first goal. The hosts finished off the opening period with five more goals.

Frostburg continued the offensive surge in the second half by tacking on nine goals. Brunett and Kesecker each scored three times in the second half, while Kapustin scored twice and handed out two assists.

Feeney was fifth on the team with four points followed by junior Taylor Cassatt with two assists, freshman Kaitlyn Dudley with two goals and one assist. Senior Brittany Spencer was the eighth Bobcat to have a hand in scoring as she was credited with one assist.

The Bobcats led in every major statistical category, scoring 20 goals on just 28 shots and finishing 14 of 16 on clears. Bobcat keeper Naomi Swann earned her second win this season with seven saves in just one half of action.

Frostburg State returns to the field this Saturday when it hosts No. 2 ranked TCNJ at 2:00 pm.

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FROSTBURG, Md.-Hood College (2-4, 0-1 CAC) was defeated by Frostburg (2-1, 1-0 CAC) in the first conference game for both teams. Hood was never able to really get on track and lost its first game on the road this season.

Junior Caitlin Lawrence continued on her blistering pace to start the season scoring three goals today. Her three goals gave her the conference lead in goals this season and her 20 points are second in conference play. Senior Katie Vu scored two goals of her own and her 13 goals are good for fourth in the CAC. Frostburg was led by Megan White who scored five goals on the afternoon.

Hood goalkeeper Helene Butler made four saves on the day on 24 shots. Frostburg had 16 draw controls to Hood's 11 and also had 17 groundballs to Hood's 10.

Hood returns to action this Saturday when they take on Randolph Macon in a non-conference duel. The game is set for a 1:00 p.m. start at Thomas Athletic Field.

2012-03-06



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