Panthers drop consecutive weekend matches in Pennsylvania

Ferrum College head field hockey coach Carrie Hanshue Austin directs her team from the W.B. Adams Stadium sidelines.

MEADVILLE, Penn. — Allegheny (Pennsylvania) College tailled three goals in the second stanza Sunday en route to a 4-0 non-conference field hockey triumph over Ferrum College.

The Panthers’ loss is their second in a row — on Saturday, they dropped a 2-0 non-conference decision to Washington & Jefferson College.

Faythe Schulte scored Allegheny’s first goal of the second frame at 16:12, then Vivian Super finished the period with consecutive tallies at 19:44 and 23:08.

Megan Kramp completed the scoring with a goal in the fourth quarter at 45:43.

Ferrum( 2-7) brought at two-match winning streak into the weekend series of matches.

Allegheny (1-7) won for the first time this season.

“We had a slow start and struggled to connect. We’re all disappointed in our performance, but we will use this weekend as an opportunity to grow and prepare for ODAC play,’’ Panthers head coach Carrie Hanshue Austin said.

Allegheny finished the match with advantages in shots (21-5), shots on goal (14-3) and penalty corners (9-4).

Each of Allegheny’s goals was produced by an assist.

Schulte took a match-high nine shots, while Dominique Harper attempted a team-high four shots for the Panthers.

Heather Amancio and Hallie Reiger each played two quarters in goal for Alleghany and each collected a save.

Mia Holmes totaled nine saves in goal for Ferrum.

In the loss to Washington & Jefferson (3-4), the Presidents scored once in the first quarter and once in the third period.

Lina Crawley gave Washington & Jefferson a lead it would not surrender 53 seconds into the match.

Lindsey Diggan, who took a match-high six shots, finished the scoring at 42:13.

Each of the Presidents’ goals was produced by an assist.

At match’s end, Washington & Jefferson held advantages in shots (27-1), shots on goal (14-0) and penalty corners (17-2).

Faith Bibbo attempted Ferrum’s lone shot.

Holmes registered 12 saves.

“I was incredibly proud of our effort,’’ Austin said. “We need to clean up the small things all over the field in order to compete with tough teams like Washington & Jefferson.’’

Ferrum opens Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) play Saturday at home against Shenandoah University. Match time is 1 p.m. at W.B. Adams Stadium.

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