Hood Dominated by Lebanon Valley in Conference Action

FREDERICK, Md.-Senior Caitlin Lawrence of Hood (3-6, 0-3 Commonwealth) tallied her 29th goal of the season in the second half against Lebanon Valley (7-2, 2-1 Commonwealth) in an 18-1 setback for the Blazers.

Lawrence also led the blue and grey in groundballs with five, while also having a team high five draw controls. Senior Kimi Brunot and sophomore KayLynn McCarthy each had three groundballs to their name, while junior defenseman Carissa Ferguson tied for the team lead in caused turnovers with two.

Freshman goalkeeper Lauren Couch made five saves in the defeat. Couch was also able to cause two Dutchmen turnovers and corralled two groundballs. The duo of Corinne Palombo and Shelby Morris took the victory for Lebanon Valley and made a combined four saves on the afternoon.

Lebanon Valley was paced in scoring by Hana Krechel and Sam Boyce who each scored three goals for the Dutchmen. Krechel was also credited with six assists for the game.

Hood returns to action this Tuesday when they hit the road to take on Messiah in Commonwealth action at 4:00 p.m.

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FREDERICK, Md. - A dominating performance by Lebanon Valley led to a 17-1 win at Hood on Saturday, led by Hana Krechel's nine-point game and Sam Boyce's hat trick.

The Dutchmen (7-2, 2-1 CC) held a huge 31-5 shots advantage as they blanked the Blazers (3-6, 0-3 CC) in the first half. Krechel scored three goals with six assists, one of eight Dutchmen with multi-point games. LVC scored the first 13 goals of the game.

Mel Modrick, Bailey Benz, Jenny Simensky, and Morgan Maier each scored twice for LVC, with Anna Pagels, Tori Kuntz, Emily Moatz, and Allison McGinniss also getting in on the scoring.

Corrinne Palombo played the first half, making three saves and not allowing a goal. Shelby Morris had a stop in the second half. Lauren Couch had five stops for Hood. LVC's transition defense was outstanding, holding Hood to 8 of 18 on clears, and Krechel and Boyce had three caused turnovers each.

The Dutchmen will visit Albright Wednesday night.


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