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Tiger field hockey splits weekend matches

Monday, November 3, 2008

SEWANEE, Tenn. -- Following a scoreless first half, host Sewanee took a 2-0 lead and held on for a 2-1 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference win over DePauw in field hockey action Sunday.

The Tigers dropped to 13-3 on the season and finished SCAC play at 6-2, while Sewanee improved to 11-6 overall and 4-4 in the conference. The loss snapped DePauw's eight-game win streak.

Sewanee's Lynn Hancock scored seven minutes into the second half before Julie Wilson made it 2-0. Sarah Riffle scored DePauw's lone goal with three minutes remaining.

DePauw outshot Sewanee, 13-8. Liz Attewell totaled four saves for DePauw, while Clarkie Crawford had 12 for Sewanee.

On Saturday in Lexington, Ken., Sarah Riffle scored twice, while Carolyn Mueller and Beth Seegers each added single goals as DePauw blanked Transylvania, 4-0. The Tigers improved to 13-2, while the Pioneers dropped to 1-16.

Mueller scored the lone goal of the first half at 27:03 Riffle made it 3-0 with scores at 44:38 and 46:56. Seegers closed out the scoring at 51:12.

DePauw outshot Transylvania, 19-10 and held a 26-4 advantage in corners. Liz Attewell recorded nine saves in posting the shutout, while Tranyslvania's Megan Blandford totaled 16.

The Tigers earned the number one seed in the SCAC Chmapionship and will play the winner of Friday's Sewanee-Hendrix game. DePauw's semifinal game takes place Saturday, November 8, at Centre.

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