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William Smith field hockey blasts Elmira 10-0

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GENEVA, N.Y.—The William Smith College field hockey team cruised to a 10-0 win over Elmira College Sunday afternoon at McCooey Field. Nine different players scored for the Herons with six players recording their first career goal for William Smith. The Herons outshot the Soaring Eagles 28-2 on the afternoon, landing 19 on goal. Junior Kristen McCormick recorded two saves on the day to secure her third shutout of the season.


  • Just 3:06 into the game, senior Mackenzie Wodka would open the scoring off an assist from junior Cora Nagle.
  • Less than two minutes later, senior Mary Kate Breward registered her first goal of the season off an assist from senior Corinna Dorr to extend the lead to two.
  • 29 seconds later the Herons would strike again. Sophomore Rebecca Mantione would register her third goal of the season and first of the game.
  • 7:38 into game, graduate student Emily Leonard would score her 10th goal of the season extending the lead to four for the Herons.
  • Just over a minute later, Mantione would record her second goal of the day to bring her goal count to four on the season
  • Junior Skylar Hauser would close out the scoring for the Herons in the first quarter as she recorded her first career goal.
  • Right before halftime, the Herons would strike again. This time coming off the stick of first-year Zoe Ugarteche, who also recorded her first career goal as a Heron. The assist would be credited to fellow first-year Kristen Newman.
  • At 41:26, first-year defender Delaney Williams would record her first career goal as she finished off a rebound from a shot by first-year Lily Gutch. This would extend the lead to eight for the Herons.
  • With under 10 minutes to play, Newman would record a goal of her own. Her first career goal would come off an assist from sophomore Charlotte Rohlfs.
  • First-year Anneliese Oetsen would round out the scoring for the Herons with under five minutes remaining in the game. This would be her first career goal for the Herons, making it the sixth player to record their first career goal within the game.

“Today was a great total team victory,” Head Coach Sophie Riskie ’07 said. “Nine different players scoring today, with six of those players recording their first career goal was amazing to see. We possessed the ball well and executed attacking penalty corners, which were two of our performance goals for the game.”

William Smith will head to St. Lawrence University on Oct. 1 to take on the Saints in a Liberty League showdown. Action is set to start at 1 p.m. in Canton, N.Y.