A skinny number
|McDaniel (8-4, 3-3)||0||0||0|
|Swarthmore (6-7, 3-4)||1||0||1|
|1st - 24:49||Beth Johnson (Swarthmore)|
Sh: Paige Messersmith - 8
Sv: Stephanie Thomson - 9
Beth Johnson - 1
Sh: Aarti Rao - 4
Sv: Gabriella Capone - 6
|Shots (on goal)||15 (7)||16 (12)|
Thomson makes nine saves
SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Swarthmore scored in the 25th minute and made it stand up for a key 1-0 Centennial Conference (CC) field hockey victory over McDaniel on Saturday.
Stephanie Thomson (Glen Burnie, Md./Chesapeake) made nine saves for the Green Terror (8-4, 3-3 CC) in goal while Gabriella Capone made six saves for the Garnet (6-7, 3-4 CC) to earn the shutout.
Beth Johnson spun around two defenders and found the backboard for the game's lone goal at the 24:49 mark.
Paige Messersmith (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) had eight shots and a defensive save for McDaniel.
Swarthmore finished with a slim 16-15 edge in shots and 16-8 advantage in penalty corners.
The Green Terror returns to action at home against Gettysburg on Tuesday. Game time is 4 p.m.