Big first half carries Catholic
Cardinals tally five goals in first half, blanks McDaniel
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Emma Dixon scored two goals to lead Catholic to a 5-0 victory over McDaniel in non-conference field hockey action on Saturday.
The Cardinals (2-0) finished with a 19-2 advantage in shots, including 14-1 in a first half in which they tallied all five of their goals.
Stephanie Thomson (Glen Burnie, Md./Chesapeake) made eight saves in goal for the Green Terror (0-1), who was shutout in its season opener.
Dixon finished an Abby Banholzer feed just 1:09 into the game to open the scoring.
Nearly two minutes later, Catherine Mirsky finished off a penalty corner to double the advantage.
Mary Swarthout stretched the lead to 3-0 before 10 minutes had elapsed in the contest.
Dixon finished a Swarthout feed in the 19th minute before Emily Sencindiver capped the scoring with 1:10 to play in the first half.
McDaniel returns to action in the Centennial Conference opener at Bryn Mawr on Wednesday. Game time is 5 p.m.
McDaniel (0-1) 0 0 - 0
Catholic (2-0) 5 0 - 5
C – Emma Dixon (Abby Banholzer), 1:09
C – Catherine Mirsky, 2:58
C – Mary Swarthout, 9:48
C – Dixon (Swarthout), 18:28
C – Emily Sencindiver (Meredith Chandler), 33:50
Shots: M 2, C 19. Penalty Corners: M 4, C 8. Saves: M 8 (Stephanie Thomson), C 1 (Krystyanna Ramsdell).