Field hockey falls to undefeated Cortland
Contact: Jim Taylor (315) 859-4685
September 14, 2010
Hamilton women's field hockey competed against Suny Cortland ranked fifth in the division III coaches poll at Suny Cortland Stadium Complex on Sep. 14.
The Red Dragons (4-0 overall) gained the lead in the 11th minute with a goal scored by Danielle Hand. Late in the first half, Hamilton pressured Cortland and was awarded eight penalty corners. Mary Lancaster '12 added five shots to the Continentals (2-1) total of 12 for the game. The Continentals eventually capitalized 2:27 before the half as Erin McNally '12 deflected Collen Callaghan's '11 long blast inside the left post on a give-and-go. Leaving the game tied at the half 1-1.
Red Dragon's Brenda Semit scored on a penalty stroke at the 50th minute of the game to lead the Continentals, 2-1. The Continentals pressed for the tying goal and created a quality chance with 11:11 remaining, but the shot got deflected on a penalty corner to go wide. Molly Brooks '14 had five saves.