Field hockey explodes for six goals in win at Skidmore

Hamilton College’s Lilly Truchon ’26 scored two goals and the Continentals cruised to a 6-1 non-conference win in opposition to the Skidmore College Thoroughbreds at Skidmore’s Wagner Park on Tuesday afternoon.
 
Season Update
Hamilton advanced to 3-2 general whilst the Thoroughbreds, who’re individuals of the Liberty League, dropped to 4-2.
 
How It Happened

  • Truchon put the Continentals at the board with 5:23 left in the primary quarter.
  • Hamilton went up 2-0 following a penalty nook with 2:07 final in the primary when Hannah Dillon ’24 scored off a feed from Alana King ’24.
  • Grace Chapis ’24 made it 3-0 following a penalty nook with 7:17 to head in the second one quarter. This time Dillon did the distributing.
  • Just 79 seconds later, Tracey Stafford ’23 discovered Becky Felker ’26 for any other function, and it used to be 4-0 in prefer of the Continentals.
  • Morgan Sickels tallied Skidmore’s lone function 67 seconds after Felker’s ranking.
  • After probably the most Thoroughbreds used to be despatched off for a inexperienced card with 1:08 left, Hamilton used to be awarded two extra penalty corners. Truchon scored on a type of corners off an help from Felker with 8 seconds final for a 5-1 merit for the Continentals.
  • Becca Munoz ’25 finished the scoring with 3:13 to head in the fourth quarter. Victoria Bodnar stopped photographs through Felker and Sammy Higgins ’26, however Munoz in any case put one previous Bodnar with Felker choosing up the help.

 
Notes

  • Truchon leads Hamilton with 3 goals.
  • Felker registered her first 4 collegiate issues on a function and two assists.
  • Dillon posted a function and an help for the second one time this season. She leads the group with 3 helpers and 7 issues.
  • Chapis’ function is her first this 12 months and the second one of her occupation with the Continentals.
  • Munoz notched the primary function of her Hamilton occupation.
  • King recorded her first help this 12 months and the fourth of her occupation.
  • Stafford’s help is her fourth in 38 video games with the Continentals.
  • Abby Griffin ’26 made 3 saves for Hamilton.
  • Bodnar grew to become away seven photographs.
  • The Continentals held a 17-5 shot merit and doubled up Skidmore in penalty corners, 10-5.
  • Hamilton has received 3 of the final 4 conferences with the Thoroughbreds and has outscored Skidmore 15-2 in the ones 3 victories.
  • The Continentals gained votes in this week’s National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III Top 20 ballot.
  • Hamilton is 3-0 in opposition to Liberty League combatants.

 
Next Game
The Continentals host nationally ranked No. 3 Tufts University in NESCAC motion on Saturday, Sept. 24 at midday for Fallcoming/Family Weekend.
 

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