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No. 25 Field Hockey Topples Sacred Heart, 5-1

UAlbany Sports Information   09-08-2018

Field Hockey Score: UAlbany 5, Sacred Heart 1

Location: Johnson Field – Yale University

Records: UAlbany 2-1, Sacred Heart 4-2

Short Story: The No. 25 UAlbany field hockey team toppled Sacred Heart, 5-1, on Saturday afternoon in a non-conference tilt. The Great Danes earned their first road win of the season behind three first half goals.

Point Scorers:

  • Goals: Frederike Helmke (2) | Katie MacCallum (1) | Elaina Burchell (1) | Ghislaine Beerkens (1)
  • Assists: Kelsey McCrudden (1) |Katie MacCalum (1) | Megan Ma (1), Carli Pelletier (1)

Notables:

  • Frederike Helmke tallied her first goals of the season.
  • Elaina Burchell notched her first collegiate point with an assist, later notching her first collegiate goal.
  • Megan Ma, Kelsey McCrudden and Katie MacCallum each picked up an assist for their first points of the year.
  • This marks the second-straight game the Great Danes have scored five goals.

Recap: The No. 25 UAlbany field hockey team toppled Sacred Heart, 5-1, on Saturday afternoon in a non-conference tilt. The Great Danes earned their first road win of the season behind three first half goals.

Frederike Helmke started the scoring 23 minutes into the game with her first tally of the season. Katie MacCallum added a goal just six minutes later to give her team a 2-0 advantage. Elaina Burhcell added to the scoreboard with her first collegiate tally just 90 seconds later. UAlbany held a 3-0 edge at the break.

Sacred Heart struck first in the second half behind an Allie Brouhard goal in the 38th minute.

UAlbany would score twice in the final ten minutes of the game. Ghislaine Beerkens made it a 4-1 game at 64:51 before Helmke recorded her second of the game at 65:08.

Next Up: The Great Danes head back on the road for a nonconference tilt at Boston College on Sept. 9. The contest is slated to begin at 1 p.m. (ET).

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