Field hockey team falls to Davidson

Anne Buie

Appalachian State University field hockey fell to Davidson College for the second time this year. The Mountaineers lost 4-0, in their third NorPac game of the season.

App fell behind in the 23rd minute of the first half after the Wildcats were able to boost the ball over the goalkeeper’s shoulder, giving them the goal they would need to win.

Davidson kept the 1-0 lead going into halftime, outshooting the Mountaineers 12-4 while earning four penalty corners. The Apps were unable to draw one penalty corner.

The Wildcats took increased the lead 2-0 after Brooke Osborne was able to sneak a rebound past goalkeeper
Sarah Anderson.

Davidson found the cage two more times in less than eight minutes to take the 4-0 win over the Mountaineers.

Freshman Lindsey Amador led the Black and Gold with two shots on goal, while four other Mountaineers each found the net once.

Anderson took another loss in the cage after playing for 64 minutes with seven saves, while freshman goalkeeper
Cristina Ceppi saw six minutes of playing time in Tuesday’s match.

With the loss, App falls 2-9 overall this season and 0-3
in the NorPac.

Appalachian State returns to the field on Sunday, Oct. 7 when they take on Longwood at home in another NorPac matchup.

The game is scheduled to start at noon at Kidd-Brewer Stadium.

Story: KAITLYN THRUSTON, Senior Sports Reporter