No. 3 Ursinus wins opener
Benner picks up her first win as Ursinus head coach
ASTON, Pa. -- Ursinus started off the season by outshooting Neumann 46-5 as the Bears (1-0) defeated the Knights (0-1) 3-0 Friday afternoon in field hockey play.
The Bears won their first game under new head coach Janelle Benner.
Ursinus took a 1-0 lead in the first half as junior midfielder Julie Pilla scored 17:55 into the game accounting for the only goal of the first half.
In the second half, Ursinus scored goals back-to-back as senior forward Corinne Freeman scored at 55:08, followed by a goal from senior forward Alyssa Thren 53 seconds later.
Senior goalkeeper Jill Lukens had three saves on the afternoon. Sophomore midfielder Jenna Stover had nine shots on the day, while Thren had eight.
For Neumann, sophomore goalkeeper Lindsey Kasecamp had 21 saves.