Score: Roanoke 1 | Bridgewater 0
Records: Roanoke 6-0 / 1-0 ODAC | Bridgewater 1-6 / 0-1 ODAC
Location: Salem, Va.
The Lead: Roanoke topped Bridgewater 1-0 in ODAC Field Hockey action on Tuesday night in Salem.
How it Happened:
- A back and forth first-half saw Bridgewater have an early chance to score but Jacqueline DiFulvio's shot was cleared off the goal line by RC defender Stacy Staley.
- The game remained scoreless until there were 40 seconds left on the clock and Leonore Keunen pushed a pass to Lauren Heffron at the top of the circle. Heffron was then able to chip a shot over the head of BC keeper Ali Bishop to give RC a 1-0 lead.
- The Roanoke defense would make the lead stand up during the second half allowing just four BC shots.
- The Eagles would get a penalty corner with time expired but DiFulvio's shot was blocked, preserving the RC win.
- Emma Clark earned the shutout, making six saves, including three in the second-half.
- BC held an 11-8 edge in shots and an 8-3 edge in penalty corners.
Up Next: Roanoke will host Transylvania on Saturday at Noon.