October 19, 2010

Gettysburg blanks McDaniel

Bullets tally 3-0 victory in key CC game

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Emily Kleinburd staked Gettysburg to a 1-0 halftime lead en route to a 3-0 Centennial Conference (CC) field hockey victory over McDaniel on Tuesday.

The Bullets (6-8, 4-8 CC) finished with a 22-6 advantage in shots to break up a three-way deadlock for the fifth and final playoff spot in the conference standings.

Stephanie Thomson (Glen Burnie, Md./Chesapeake) led the Green Terror (5-8, 3-4 CC) in the cage with seven saves.

Off a corner in the 33rd minute, Kleinburd blasted home a Martha Tahsler pass for a 1-0 halftime lead.

Just 4:49 into the second half, Nicole Meredyth found Alyssa Heimbach, who shot from straightaway 10 yards out to double the advantage.

Meredyth set the final margin off a scramble in the 49th minute.

Michelle Deitrick (Mt. Lakes, N.J./Mt. Lakes) made two defensive saves for McDaniel

The Green Terror returns to action at York (Pa.) on Wednesday. Game time is 4 p.m.

Score by Period                                    1            2            -            F
McDaniel (5-8, 3-4 CC)                                    0            0            -            0
Gettysburg (6-8, 4-3 CC)                        1            2            -            3

Scoring Summary:
G – Emily Kleinburd (Martha Tahsler), 32:02
G – Alyssa Heimbach (Nicole Meredyth), 39:49
G – Meredyth, 48:48

Shots: M 6, G 22. Penalty Corners: M 5, G 15. Saves: M 7 (Stephanie Thomson), G 4 (Megan Feeg).

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