Field Hockey Dominates Skidmore, 5-0, at Home

ITHACA, N.Y. – The Ithaca College box hockey program earned its first-ever victory towards Skidmore College in 10 all-time matchups on Sunday at Higgins Stadium because the Bombers utterly ruled the Thoroughbreds, 5-0. Ithaca has now received 8 immediately video games to support its file to 12-2 at the season and 5-0 within the Liberty League.

IC additionally clinches a place within the upcoming Liberty League Tournament with as of late’s win. The Bombers outshot Skidmore this afternoon, 17-0, and held a 9-0 edge in penalty corners.

The Bombers managed the tempo of play within the first quarter as IC generated seven pictures – all on objective – and earned 4 corners. A majority of IC’s pictures and corners passed off within the ultimate minute of motion, and at the fourth and ultimate nook of the duration, Jacqueline Mirabile gave the Bombers a 1-0 lead as she scored off her personal rebound with 26 seconds left.

Ithaca saved Skidmore out of its offensive zone right through all of the 2d quarter and took a 1-0 lead into halftime with a 10-0 edge in pictures and 6-0 benefit in corners.

Skidmore’s goalkeeper, Victoria Bodnar made six saves within the first part, whilst Lauren Ruggiero made a defensive save to disclaim a scoring likelihood from Elizabeth Pillow.

IC prolonged its result in 2-0 halfway via the second one quarter as Morgan Mullen tallied her 7th objective of the season with 7:10 at the clock. Ithaca earned its scoring likelihood with every other nook try. The preliminary shot was once blocked, and Skidmore tried to transparent, however Mullen amassed the ball and despatched her shot previous the sprawling goalkeeper.

The Bombers put the sport out of achieve within the fourth quarter with 3 extra targets in a span of three:11 to safe the 5-0 win.

The preliminary objective of the quarter got here with 7:53 at the clock to make it a 3-0 recreation as Natalie Descalso scored on IC’s 9th nook try. Mirabile inserted to Mullen at the highest of the circle, who then handed again to Descalso at the left wing for a wide-open shot.

Just 2:06 later, Mullen squeaked a shot previous the Skidmore keeper and Emma Garver made a lunging stab at the ball to push it over the objective line to make it a 4-0 distinction.

Another 1:05 got here off the clock and Descalso despatched an extended go down the center of the sector to Mullen, who raced previous the protection for a 1-v-1 likelihood and capitalized.

The Bombers head to the University of Rochester on October 21 for a 4 p.m. matchup after which go back to South Hill for Senior Day on October 23 at 1 p.m. towards William Smith.

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