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Ford makes 13 saves in CC opener

Paige Ford (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Paige Ford (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
No. 11 Ursinus (5-1, 1-0 CC) 6, McDaniel (2-4, 0-1 CC) 0
What:
Centennial Conference (CC) field hockey game
When:
Saturday, Sept. 21
Where: Collegeville, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
Ursinus, ranked 11th in the latest NFHCA Division III poll, scored five first-quarter goals en route to a 6-0 win over McDaniel.

THE LEADERS
Paige Ford (Edgewater, Md./South River) made 13 saves in goal to lead the Green Terror.

FOR THE FOES
• Erin Saybolt scored twice to lead the Bears.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• Gemma Dufoe scored just 1:18 into the game, finishing a pass from Brianne Nicholas.
• Erin Saybolt and Gabrielle Howell scored just 48 seconds apart to push the lead to 3-0 at the 5:17 mark.
• Saybolt notched her second of the day in the 10th minute before Jordan Moore made it 5-0 in the final two minutes of the quarter.
• Addie Plummer scored the final goal midway through the second quarter.

THE INSIDE STORY
• Ursinus finished with a 38-1 advantage in shots and 16-2 advantage in penalty corners.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at home against Gettysburg on Wednesday. Game time is 4:30 p.m.