FREDERICK, Md. - A goal in the 57th minute broke a scoreless tie and gave Neumann a 2-1 win over the Hood College field hockey team.
Inside the Box Score
- Julia Cencetti scored one goal for her second of the season.
- Kenzie Blair saved four shots in her 30 minute shift.
- The remaining 30 was played by Nicole Bennett who stopped seven shots.
- Laurann Rowe and Marietta Cordero each recorded a defensive save.
How it Happened
- Neumann almost took the lead in the 24th minute, but Rowe made a defensive save to keep the game scoreless.
- Again, a Hood defensive save kept the score at a stalemate when Cordero blocked a shot on the line in the 29th.
- Cencetti snuck a shot past the goalkeeper in the 43rd minute after receiving a pass from Hannah Armstrong that put the Blazers up 1-0.
- In the start of the fourth quarter, Neumann's Bri Lagroteria assisted Erica D'Mello who brought the score to a 1-1 deadlock.
- With just over three minutes in regulation, Tiffany Flowers took a penalty corner towards Sam Picker who set up Nani Espada's game-winning score for the Knights.
- Lizzie Yu had nine saves in cage after full time for the Knights.
The Blazers begin conference play against the visiting Pride of Widener for Homecoming on Saturday, September 28.