Maha Clarke and her Queens University of Charlotte Field Hockey teammates suffered its first South Atlantic Conference Carolinas loss falling 4-3 at Coker College. The loss brings the Royals' overall record to 7-4 while dropping their league record to 5-1. The Cobras improve to 2-4 on the year and in conference play.
Mazvita Mtisi led the Royals with three shots, two coming on goal. She also recorded a goal along with Millie Eaton-Jones and Clarke. Jet van den Berg tallied two saves in the loss.
After Eaton-Jones got the Royals going with a goal in just the second minute of action, Coker responded in the seventh to tie the game at 1-1. The Cobras then added two more goals to their total to move in front 3-1 before Mtisi found the back of the cage to close the gap to one, 3-2, heading into the halftime break.
Queens continued to trail by one in the second half until Coker was able to score again in the 50th to increase its lead back to two, 4-2. A goal from Clarke in the 54th followed to close the gap to one, but that was as close as the Royals would get to tying things up again despite earning three penalty corners in the remaining minutes of regulation.
Queens was edged in shots 11-10, though they would put eight shots on goal compared to Coker's six shots on goal. The Royals also earned 10 penalty corners to Coker's three.
Kelly Mason and Amelia Gajewski scored two goals each to lead Coker. Kelsey Gibbons recorded three saves in the cage while Simcha de Vilder and Payton Barronella-O'Toole tallied one defensive save each.
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Bermuda Field Hockey League Round Up
Mixed A Team 6 Pink Robins 3
The Mixed A Team defeated the Pink Robins 6 – 3 in the opener, Tim Davies led the way with a hat-trick for the Mixed A Team, while Peter Loader, Connie Betts and James Morgan all added a goal each. Lesci de Angelo scored twice for the Pink Robins, while Jo Heaney added the other.
Under 21 Team 3 Sandpipers 1
The Under 21 team despite having only 8 players defeated the Sandpipers 3 – 1. Lauren Patterson scored a Field Goal in the 2nd minute, Cori Bremar would double the lead with a Field Goal in the 42nd minute. Patterson would add her second Field Goal of the game in the 48th minute to give the Under 21 team a 3 – 0 lead, Dominique Brown would pull a goal back for the Sandpipers but they could not get any closer.
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Clarke & Queens Win Again
Maha Clarke and her Queens University of Charlotte Field Hockey teammates returned home to Bessant Field to collect a 3-1 win over Converse College.
The South Atlantic Conference Carolinas win keeps Queens undefeated in league play at 5-0 while improving their overall record to 7-3. Converse College drop to 1-11 on the year and 1-6 in conference play after being swept in the home-and-home series with Queens.
Karla von Ehren, Millie Eaton-Jones, and Jill Sherman each recorded goals in the win while Renee Smith recorded an assist. Queens outshot the Valkyries 17-5, putting 13 shots on goal. Von Ehren led Queens in shots with four, placing two on frame. Mazvita Mtisi and Eaton-Jones also put two shots on goal. Jet van den Berg recorded the win in goal today after totaling two saves.
Queens’ first goal of the day came from Von Ehren in the seventh. The forward was able to rebound a saved shot and put the ball in the back of the cage to give Queens a 1-0 lead. Eaton-Jones then added a goal in the 27th firing the ball from the just inside the circle past Converse's defense to give the home team a 2-0 advantage. Not even a minute later, Sherman added one more point to the board on a feed from Smith to put the Royals in front 3-0 before the half.
Cara Burton recorded the lone goal of the day for Converse in the second half after receiving a pass from Victoria Bailey. For the game, Converse totaled just five shots.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Clarke & Queens University of Charlotte Fall
Maha Clarke and her Queens University of Charlotte Field Hockey teammates completed its two-game road trip in Pennsylvania this afternoon falling 5-0 to Mercyhurst University.
In a game where Queens were outshot 19-3, Mercyhurst University would score three goals in the first half before netting two in the second to claim the 5-0 shutout win. Mercyhurst put 14 shots on goal to Queens' one shot on frame.
Queens' three shots on the day would come from the sticks of Millie Eaton-Jones, Mazvita Mtisi, and Renee Smith. Smith's shot was the lone shot on goal for Queens, coming in the sixth minute of play. Jet van den Berg took the loss in the cage after recording nine saves. Additionally, Queens narrowly won the battle for penalty corners, 6-5.
Hayley Skidmore scored today's game-winner for Mercyhurst University, netting back-to-back goals in the first 20 minutes of play to put Mercyhurst ahead 2-0. A goal from Katie Lechner in the 30th gave the Lakers a 3-0 lead that they took into the halftime break. Alexandria Shumsky then added two goals in the second half to give the game its final score.
Sunday, October 07, 2018
Bermuda Field Hockey League Round Up
Bermuda Under 21 Team 2 Sandpipers 2
The Bermuda Under 21 team went ahead in the 15th minute through a Robin Stempel Field Goal, the Sandpipers drew level at 1 – 1 when Anti Rabain scored a Field Goal in the 35th minute.
The Sandpipers would take a 2 – 1 lead with a Field Goal off the stick of Zina Jones in the 53rd minute, but Cierra Ray would score a Field goal in the 66th minute to earn the Bermuda Under 21 team a 2 – 2 draw.
Budgies 3 Canaries 0
Katie Tester would give the Budgies a 1 – 0 lead in their match against the Canaries in the 18th minute. Robin Stempel would double the lead when she scored a Field Goal in the 34th minute, Georgia Thams would close out the scoring for the Budgies with a 42nd minute Field Goal.