Field Hockey Score: No. 22 UAlbany 7, Holy Cross 1
Location: Albany, N.Y. – Alumni Turf
Records: UAlbany (7-2), Holy Cross (0-9)
Short Story:Dana Bozek notched three goals to help vault the No. 22 UAlbany field hockey team to a 7-1 route against Holy Cross on Tuesday afternoon at Alumni Turf. Four different Great Danes contributed to the offensive explosion as the squad pushes its win-streak to five games.
"The girls played hard today. It was a bit sloppy with they heavy rain. I think we have some good momentum going into this weekends game."
Ghislane Beerkens scored two goals for the second time this season. She has now scored three goals in two games.
Holy Cross goalkeeper Marcia LaPlante made 12 saves in the contest.
UAlbany held a 27-8 shooting edge.
Three Great Danes picked up multiple points for the first time this season.
Recap: Dana Bozek notched three goals to help vault the No. 22 UAlbany field hockey team to a 7-1 route against Holy Cross on Tuesday afternoon at Alumni Turf. Four different Great Danes contributed to the offensive explosion as they squad improves its win-streak to seven games.
The Great Danes held a 4-0 advantage in the first half behind two goals apiece from Bozek and Ghislaine Beerkens.
Beerkens scored just 31 seconds after the opening pass back. Bozek made it 2-0 off a penalty corner, before scoring her second of the game just minutes later after streaking into the circle to give UAlbany a 3-0 lead after 22:26.
Beerkens later notched a goal at 25:08 to make it 4-0. This season, the Great Danes are 7-0 when leading at the half and own a 4-0 mark in friendly confines.
UAlbany started the second half scoring before Holy Cross’s Emily Loprete got her team on the board at 57:44, making it a 5-1 game.
The Crusaders had no answer for the Great Danes who their final two points on the board in the 65th and 69th minute, respectively.
The Great Danes had a 27-8 advantage in shots and a 10-0 lead in penalty corners.
Next Up: UAlbany returns to action to face No. 18 Maine (8-1) on Sunday at 1 p.m. The Black Bears fell to No. 20 Harvard last week for their first lose of the season.