Field Hockey Upended by No. 18 Alvernia

Ashley Griffin
Ashley Griffin

FREDERICK, Md. - The Hood College field hockey ran into an undefeated and nationally ranked program from Alvernia and fell 8-0 in Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth play.

Inside the Box Score

Match Recap

  • The Crusaders struck quickly with a goal at 3:40 by Andrea Wysocki, but Hood's defense held firm for much of the rest of the first half. Alvernia's other first half goal came on a penalty stroke by Taylor Dorrin into the left side of the cage. 
  • Wysocki opened the scoring in the second half to make it 3-0. Her goal, along with the following two by Erica Groves and Dorrin, were assisted by Margaret Wentzel. 
  • The Blazers' defense held Wentzel, an All-American, off the scoreboard until the game was out reach. She scored the Crusaders' sixth and seventh goals of the day. 
  • Michaela Burke finished the scoring in the 60th minute off an assist by Andrea Zimmerman. 


  • Hood fell to 3-8 overall and 0-3 in the MAC Commonwealth.
  • Alvernia, ranked No. 18 by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association, improved to 12-0 overall and 3-0 in the conference.

Up Next 

The Blazers travel to Wilson on October 13 for a 4 p.m. start. 

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