#5-Lebanon Valley Tops Devils to Remain Unbeaten
(Carlisle, PA) - The Dickinson College field hockey team suffered a 5-0 loss to the #5 ranked Dutchmen of Lebanon Valley on Tuesday afternoon.
Lebanon Valley started off strong, controlling the ball for most of the first half. Allison Bicher scored the first goal at 11:31, off of an assist by Caitlin Vasey, which served to set the tone for the Dutchmen. Lebanon Valley outshot the Devils 17-1 before the break.
The Red Devils persevered, however, and pulled out a strong second half. The field was equally controlled, and this time Lebanon Valley took only two more shots than Dickinson.
First year goalkeeper Katy Schlechtweg (Mount Laurel, N.J./Moorestown Friends) had an impressive outing, saving nine shots on the day.
Sophomore Marybeth McCarthy (Garden City, N.J./Garden City) played well defensively, recording a defensive save. Alex Boorse (Center Valley, Pa./Southern Lehigh) also played solid defense, adding three shots.
Jocelyn Novak led the Dutchmen scoring, two goals and taking five shots on goal. Vasey also tallied two for Lebanon Valley, adding an assist as well.
Coming up next for the Red Devils is a matchup at Richard Stockton College, Saturday at 1:00 pm.