SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — No. 3 Shippensburg scored three times in the opening 17 minutes of its PSAC Western Division matchup against No. 5 Inidiana (Pa.) and held the visitors without a shot on goal in a convincing 4-0 victory against the Crimson Hawks from Robb Sports
Shippensburg (6-2, 2-0 PSAC West) extended its streak of consecutive PSAC Western Division victories to 20 games by establishing offensive pressure that never relented. Just over 10 minutes into the contest, senior Kristina Taylor fired home the first goal of the game to put the Raiders on the scoreboard.
Less than two minutes later, sophomore Lauren Taylor made a beautiful aerial redirect of an entry feed by sophomore Bre White for another Raider goal. Kristina Taylor added her 10th goal of the season at the 16:25 mark off a pass from junior Taylor Jones. Shippensburg’s three goals came in a 5:42 span.
No. 1 Bloomsburg 4, No. 8 Millersville 0
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — No.1 Bloomsburg improved to 7-0 on the season as they downed No. 8 Millersville, 4-0. With the win the Huskies improve to 2-0 in the PSAC East while Millersville drops to 4-3 on the season and 0-2 in conference play.
The Huskies controlled the first half of play as it took place mostly in the Marauder’s defensive half. Bloomsburg was able to fire four shots in the first half while not allowing a single shot by Millersville.
Jaclyn Beasley broke a 0-0 tie as she scored on a penalty corner opportunity at the 13:08 mark. Junior Amber Aulenbach set up the play by delivering a pass to Beasley at the top of the circle; Beasley then took a rip at the ball, sending past the goalie to put the Huskies ahead, 1-0.
No. 2 West Chester 4, C.W. Post 1
BROOKVILLE, N.Y. – Nicole Fiorilla and Kayle Gluchowski each scored twice as second-ranked West Chester University defeated No. 9 C.W. Post on the road in a PSAC field hockey contest at Hickox Field Wednesday afternoon.
West Chester (5-1, 1-1 PSAC East) fell behind early when C.W. Post (4-2, 1-1) scored three minutes into the game. However, the visiting Golden Rams posted four unanswered goals to wrestle control of the match away from the homestanding Pioneers.
Gluchowski tied things up in the 13th minute when she tipped in a shot from Alisha Moran from six yards out. Fiorilla then notched the first of her two on the afternoon with a tip of a shot from Brynn Adams into the lower right corner of the goal in the 25th minute. Three minutes later, Fiorilla dribbled around C.W. Post’s goalkeeper and dumped placed the ball into the empty net for her team-leading fifth marker on the year to make things 3-1 at halftime.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.