No. 7 Salisbury Blanks Mustangs

No. 7 Salisbury Blanks Mustangs

SALISBURY, Md. - Seventh-ranked Salisbury scored single goals in each of the first three quarters en route to a 3-0 win over Stevenson in non-conference field hockey Wednesday night at Sea Gull Stadium.

  • The Sea Gulls (3-0) put four shots in cage in the fifth minute, but all four were saved by Stevenson (1-2) goalie Kelsey Eure.
  • Gabrielle Ripp registered a defensive save at the 14:14 mark on a shot by Arielle Johnston.
  • Salisbury generated a penalty corner as time expired at the end of the frame and scored as Jillian Hughes found the back of the net.
  • Salisbury had all 10 shots in the period.

  • The hosts made it 2-0 36 seconds into the quarter when McKenzie Mitchell scored on a feed from Johnston.

  • Allie Davis increased the Sea Gull lead to 3-0 5:26 into the second half.
  • Eure made two more saves to increase her total to seven.

  • Eure stopped both shots on goal by Salisbury over the final 15 minutes.

  • Salisbury had all 28 of the game's shots and generated 12 penalty corners.
  • Eure finished with nine saves, the most in a game since posting nine against Lynchburg last season.
  • Ripp's defensive save was the first of her collegiate career and the first by the Mustangs in 2019.

  • Stevenson returns home Saturday, September 7, when it hosts Washington (Md.) College in a 6 pm game at Mustang Stadium.