Four Hornets score as field hockey earns road win

Jackie Lerro looks to move the ball upfield.

Owings Mills, Md. -- Lynchburg College's field hockey team got goals from four different Hornets, and the defense registered its third shutout of the season in a 4-0 non-conference win at Stevenson on Tuesday night.

 

THE RUNDOWN

Final: Lynchburg 4, Stevenson 0

Records: Lynchburg 10-3, Stevenson 5-7

Venue: Mustang Stadium, Stevenson University, Owings Mills, Md.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

- Jackie Lerro (Royersford, Pa.) scored the Hornets' first goal in the sixth minute, unassisted.

- Lynchburg didn't take long to add on after Lerro put them in the lead. One minute later, following a penalty corner, Kayla Copeman (Williamsburg, Va.) put a pass from Simpao into the back of the cage for a 2-0 Hornet lead.

- The Hornets tacked on a third first-half goal in the 32nd minute when Emily Dudley (Westminster, Md.) fed Simpao's goal. Simpao and Lerro currently share the Old Dominion Athletic Conference lead with 14 goals each.

- Lynchburg tacked on another in the 54th minute when Lerro assisted Isabella Eldridge's (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) score.

- Laurel Nicks (Yorktown, Va.) made three saves in goal for the Hornets.

 

LOOKING AHEAD

Lynchburg returns home on Friday, Oct. 13 for a 3 p.m. ODAC date with Virginia Wesleyan.

--LC--