No. 2 Salisbury upends York (Pa.)
Roundup: No. 5 Skidmore scores seven goals to down RPI
SALISBURY, Md. -- Salisbury started off Capital Athletic Conference play on a rainy Saturday afternoon with a win against York (Pa.) College, defeating the Spartans 6-1 at Sea Gull Stadium.
It took both teams awhile to adjust to the slick turf but Salisbury would dominate the first half outshooting York 18-2 and collecting two penalty corners. Of those 18 first-half shots, four resulted in goals. The first goal of the game was collected off the Spartan goalkeeper's pads by senior Alison Bloodsworth, scoring her fifth goal of the season.
A minute and 20 seconds later, the Sea Gulls would capitalize off their first corner of the half as junior Erica Henderson collected her own rebound and flicked it into the upper right corner of the goal to give the Gulls a 2-0 edge. Henderson would score two more goals earning a hat trick in the contest.
No. 3 Ursinus 5, Gettysburg 0
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. -- No. 3 Ursinus defeated Gettysburg in a 5-0 decision in a Centennial Conference matchup Saturday afternoon.
The Bullets (2-2, 0-1 CC) nearly matched the Bears (5-0, 2-0 CC) for shots in the opening half, with Ursinus holding a slim 9-7 advantage. However, the hosts received three goals from three different players to build a 3-0 lead at the intermission.
Ursinus went on to outshoot the Bullets 15-8 in the second half while tacking on two more goals.
Catherine Bitterly scored twice to lead the Bears while Paige McEhlhenny made four saves.
No. 5 Skidmore 7, RPI 3
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Sophomore Kelly Blackhurst tied a program record with 10 points to lead Skidmore to a 7-3 win against RPI in Saturday's Liberty League opener at Thoroughbred Field.
Blackhurst scored four goals and had two assists, becoming the fifth player in school history with 10 points in a game and first since Emily Clark in 2005.
Blackhurst got Skidmore on the board one minute in when she took a crossing pass from Pauline Searles and beat RPI keeper Briana Earle. Just over seven minutes later, Lauren Tobias scored on a crossing pass from Jackie Slocombe to make it 2-0.