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Ford makes career-high 17 saves

Paige Ford directs the defense in front of her.
Paige Ford (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Randolph-Macon (1-0) 2, McDaniel (0-1) 0
What:
Non-Conference field hockey opener
When:
Friday, Aug. 31
Where: Ashland, Va.

THE SKINNY STORY
After a scoreless first half, Randolph-Macon scored in the 45th and 56th minutes for a 2-0 win over McDaniel.

THE LEADERS
Paige Ford (Edgewater, Md./South River) made a career-best 17 saves in goal for the Green Terror.
Jensyn Koontz (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) took a pair of shots to lead the offense.

FOR THE FOES
• Elizabeth Jacobs broke up the shutout off a penalty corner in the 45th minute.
• Erin Barringer doubled the lead just over 11 minutes later.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• The teams played a scoreless first half despite a 17-3 advantage for the Yellow Jackets.
• The game was interrupted by a 30-minute lightning delay just after Randolph-Macon took a 2-0 lead.

THE INSIDE STORY
• The 17 saves were the most in a single game by any goalkeeper on the McDaniel roster.
• Randolph-Macon finished with advantages of 35-4 in shots and 19-0 in penalty corners.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at home against Wesley on Sunday. Game time is 11 a.m.

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