Saints Fight Hard, but Continentals win 1-0 in First Round of Liberty League Tournament
Nov. 4: The St. Lawrence University field hockey team, now 12-5, put up a tough fight against Hamilton College, the number one team in the conference, in the opening round of the Liberty League Tournament Wednesday afternoon in Clinton, NY. The Saints battled the Continentals tirelessly, but Hamilton pulled through for the win with a score of 1-0.
The Scarlet and Brown outshot the Continentals 14-9 overall. They had 11 opportunities off penalty corners, while Hamilton only have five.
The Saints held the Continentals to a standstill in the first half of the game, dominating the half offensively. Hamilton's goal keeper, Courtney DeMaria, kept the score at zero with some huge saves late in the period.
Senior Jennifer Stetson was a defensive threat for the Saints, doing a thorough job keeping Hamilton's offense out of St. Lawrence's back end. Senior goal keeper, Emilie Lannamann was a wall in net, making some big saves for the Scarlet and Brown as well.
In the second half, Hamilton's Erin McNally scored the only goal of the game and her sixth of the season in the 44th minute of play off a pass from Colleen Callaghan. The Saints rallied, trying desperately to tie the game. Despite their great stick work, and nice ball movement, the Scarlet and Brown couldn't find the back of the net.
Hamilton secured the win, and the Saints finish regular season competition.