No. 9 Field Hockey Topples Ithaca, 9-1
--October 17, 2004 – Springfield College junior forward Amber Paradee (Sheldon, Vt.)
scored three goals and added an assist as the No. 9 Pride defeated No. 17 Ithaca, 9-1, in a non-conference field hockey game this afternoon on Benedum Field.
Paradee scored the first two goals of the match to lead the impressive offensive output by the Pride. First-half goals by freshman Brittany Veazie (Dexter, Maine)
, senior Kim Stevens (Knox, Maine)
, and sophomore Amy Drake (Bellingham, Mass.)
gave SC a 5-0 lead at halftime.
The Pride continued the scoring in the second half on Paradee’s third goal with 24:48 remaining in the match. Junior Alisha Miner (Sanbornton, N.H.)
, senior Lydia Grant (Granby, Conn.)
, and junior Meghan Bascetta (Granby, Conn.)
tallied the final three goals for the Pride.
Ithaca (6-7) would finish the scoring off when Joy Bostrom scored off a pass from Joanna Meinhart with just a minute left in the game.
The Pride travels to Smith College on Tuesday, October 19 for a conference match at 7:00 pm.
Head Coach Melissa Sharpe
After nine years as head coach of the Pride, Melissa Sharpe has continued the tradition of winning on the field hockey turf, posting an impressive 130-68 record, good for a winning percentage of .656 at the helm of her alma mater. Read more
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