Field Hockey records three defensive saves in close loss with Eastern

Field Hockey records three defensive saves in close loss with Eastern

DOVER, Del. – The Wesley College field hockey team fell to the Eastern Eagles, 1-0 in a close, hard-fought contest on Tuesday.

After a scoreless first half, Eastern was able to score the game's lone goal in the 38th minute when Harper Sellers hit a penalty corner to the top of the arc to Joelle Wash. Wash passed it over to Allison Hoag, who pushed a shot into the goal.

Wesley had a chance to tie it up on a three-on-one counter attack in the 61st minute but Kaila Hindt's shot was stopped by Eastern's Marly Redfield.

Natalie Quigley tallied a pair of defensive saves while Alexis Howerin also recorded a defensive save in the first half.

Hindt and Hanna Giaccone each notched two shots on goal in the loss. Katelynn Fuhr and Kasey Fry also put a shot on target for the Wolverines.

Lauren Berry collected seven saves in net.

Wesley (4-2) will embark on a weekend road trip to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The Wolverines will open the road trip on Friday when they take on the Eastern Mennonite Royals. The game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.