Foky's 11 Saves Anchor Navy Defense in Win over High Point

Young finished the day with three goals, six draw controls and three ground balls and Gennaro had two goals and one assist.

Navy's midfield unit played very well as Coughlin had one goal, two assists, two ground balls and a caused turnover. Fellow starting midfielder Beth Young (Berwyn, Pa.) had two ground balls and two draw controls and sophomore midfielder Lindsay Rheiner (Wycombe, Pa.) added three ground balls and a caused turnover in her first career start.

Navy now owns a 2-1 lead in the all-time series against the Panthers, who opened their season with a win over ACC-member Virginia Tech and a six-goal loss to No. 3 Florida.

The win was Navy's 14th in a row at home, tying the program record. Navy can break the record with a win at home against Monmouth on Sunday at 12:00 p.m..

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- High Point University took a 15-6 loss to Navy on Friday afternoon in Annapolis, Md. The Panthers' offense was led by sophomore Kendyl Gardner, who scored three times, and junior Mackenzie Carroll, who had a goal and two assists.

"We're really disappointed in this loss," said HPU head coach Lyndsey Boswell. "I felt like we had a good chance and were prepared going into this game. But clearly we have a lot of work to do to get ready for Sunday and the rest of the season."

Gardner and Carroll also collected three ground balls a piece. Freshman Lila Mastroberti had six draw controls and junior Sara Kuhlman had a goal and four draw controls. Senior goalie Anna Wallingford made 11 saves and had three ground balls.

Navy was led by Loren Generi's five-goal effort. Jasmin DePompeo had four goals and three assists and Kathy Young notched a hat trick with six draw controls. Annie Foky made 11 saves in the cage.

Gardner scored HPU's first two goals as well as the team's first goal of the second half. With HPU trailing 2-0, Gardner scored on a free-position shot with 21:06 left in the first half. Her second score came on an assist from Carroll, making it 4-2 with 11:52 left in the first half.

Navy went on a four-goal run in a span of less than four minutes that made it 8-2 with 5:42 left in the first half. The Panthers never got closer than four after that.

After Kuhlman and Carroll scored for the Panthers to make it 8-4, Generi scored three goals in a row. She scored in the final seconds of the first half and scored the first two goals of the second half. Young's second strike made it 12-4 with just under 20 minutes left in the game.

Junior midfielder Alec Perry scored a free-position goal with 4:09 left, upping her scoring streak to three games. HPU fell to 1-2 overall while Navy improved to 3-0.

The Panthers will look to get back to .500 on Sunday when they take on American University at 11:00 a.m. in Washington, D.C. It's the first meeting between the two schools.

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