#9 UMW Field Hockey Blanks York in CAC Opener, 3-0
|70:00 - 2nd||1||2||T|
|York (Pa.) (4-2)||0||0||0|
|Mary Washington (7-0)||1||2||3|
|1st - 14:34||Lisa Charney (Mary Washington)|
|2nd - 38:43||Haley Kane (Mary Washington)|
|2nd - 64:08||Jenna Steele (Mary Washington)|
|York (Pa.)||Mary Washington|
Sh: Holly Martin - 4
Sv: Alanna Curtis - 8
3 Players (#4, #10, #12 - 1)
A: Florence George - 1
Sh: Lisa Charney - 5
Sv: Claire Gianelle - 5
|TEAM STATISTICS||York (Pa.)||Mary Washington|
|Shots (on goal)||12 (6)||17 (11)|
The ninth-ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team blanked York College of Pa., 3-0, on Saturday in both teams' Capital Athletic Conference opener. The Eagles improve to 8-0 on the season.
The Eagles led, 1-0, at halftime after senior Lisa Charney scored on a penalty corner assisted by Florence George with 20 minutes left in the first stanza. In the second, freshman Hayley Kane score unassisted off a rebound with 31 minutes left, and freshman Jenna Steele scored on a breakaway with six minutes left to cap the scoring.
UMW led in shots, 17-12, and in penalty corners, 11-8. Senior Claire Gianelle had five saves in gaining the shutout in goal for UMW, with freshman Hunter Causey adding a defensive save. York's Alanna Curtis had eight stops for York.
The Eagles will face their second top-10 ranked opponent on Tuesday, as the Eagles welcome seventh-ranked Catholic University at 4:30 p.m. UMW is 2-0 against ranked teams this season.