Field hockey has major slide after hot start to season – The Oswegonian

After a hot start to the season, the Oswego State box hockey workforce has hit a coarse patch as they’ve misplaced 5 out in their closing six video games bringing their document to 6-5. The Lakers up to now performed SUNY Oneonta and St. John Fisher College in two shut video games. 

Oneonta used to be on the town for a large matchup with the Lakers. The recreation began out gradual and not using a photographs on purpose within the first part through both workforce. The Red Dragons displayed a powerful defensive efficiency because the Lakers held the ball within the offensive zone for almost all of the quarter. 

The 2nd part used to be an absolutely other recreation as each groups got here out firing photographs around the taking pictures arc. Head trainer Heather Moore made an excellent substitution simply 3 mins into the part, sophomore Bryleigh Beauchat got here off the bench and made an instantaneous have an effect on as she scored off her personal rebound for the primary purpose, assisted through sophomore Kate McNally. The lead would no longer be held for lengthy as simply two mins later Oneonta took good thing about their first nook of the sport and buried the tying purpose off the stick of Carly Waszczak. 

Both groups endured the prime offensive drive for the rest of the second one part. The highest offensive likelihood for both workforce got here past due within the fourth quarter when the Red Dragons had consistent drive and had 4 instantly shot makes an attempt however they had been all kicked away through Lakers’ goalie Erica Scheblein. 

As the overall buzzer sounded and the fourth quarter concluded the rating used to be nonetheless tied at one and the sport would move into double extra time. The Red Dragons made a giant defensive prevent on a two-on-one for the Lakers and had a quick damage going the opposite direction. Forward Morgan Fleming used to be in a position to slide within the game-winner previous Scheblein and safe the 2-1 win for  Oneonta.

The Lakers have now misplaced 11 instantly video games towards the Red Dragons, pushing their all-time document to 9-42-3 towards them. 

After their loss to Oneonta, the Lakers had been at the highway to Rochester to play St. John Fisher College in a non-conference recreation. 

The Cardinals got here out with a large number of offensive drive forcing Scheblein to get a hold of 4 large saves early. Defense was offense for Oswego State as senior Kacie Simzer scored the primary purpose of the sport in the second one quarter, assisted through sophomore Nancy Pagliaroli. To shut out the part Oswego State endured the offensive drive as that they had 5 extra shot makes an attempt, however the Cardinal’s protection held its floor. 

The Cardinals had been hot to start the second one part and netted two targets within the first six mins coming from Audrey Grieb and Sam Choate. Oswego State’s offense used to be halted and St. John Fisher College endured to put drive on Scheblein all the way through the entire fourth quarter. Oswego State handiest had one shot on purpose within the closing fifteen mins and may no longer make a comeback. The Lakers completed with seven shot makes an attempt, 4 on purpose and 8 corners. The Cardinals had a complete of 20 shot makes an attempt, 13 on purpose and 5 corners. 

This loss brings Oswego State’s document to 6-5 at the season. Moore will flip to her skilled avid gamers to rally the Lakers via this dropping streak. Simzer and Kaitlyn Mastracco can be key avid gamers to stay up for the rest of the season. Simzer is first for SUNYAC avid gamers in issues with 26 with 12 targets and two assists and Mastracco is 3rd in issues with 17 with 8 targets and one lend a hand. Scheblein leads the SUNYAC in save share with .867. 

The Lakers can be at the highway for his or her subsequent recreation towards SUNY Cortland at 1 p.m., on Oct. 8. They will want a large win to keep aggressive in convention play and can check out to keep away from a three-game dropping streak.

Photo supplied through  Abigail Connolly

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