Sunday, November 4, 2018

University of Albany Field Hockey Captures America East Championship - UAlbany Sports 2018

The top-seeded UAlbany field hockey team captured its third America East Championship in five years with a 2-0 win against second-seeded Maine on Sunday afternoon.

 Rocktaeschel took the stop off a penalty corner pass from Von Der Muhlen and broke open the scoring for the Great Danes at 15:48. Burchell tallied her sixth goal off the season with a one-timer in front of the cage. MaCallum found the stick of an open Burchell who gave her squad the 2-0 edge in the 34rd minute.

 The Great Danes would hold onto the lead for the remaining 37 minutes. Maine would threaten late with a corner opportunity in the final minute but UAlbany denied their opponents of a shot until the final buzzer would sound. Nealon recorded two saves in the outing while her counterpart picked up three.

Nealon now owns a personal-best 10 shutouts and 15 wins this season. The Great Danes held a slight 9-8 advantage in shots but Maine held a 4-3 edge in penalty corners.


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