SELINSGROVE, PA – In the first game in school history, the Keuka College Field Hockey team fell to host Susquehanna University 5-0 on Tuesday.
Elizabeth Sherman starred for Keuka in goal. The freshman turned away 20 shots in the game. Overall, Susquehanna (1-0) held a 51-0 shooting advantage over Keuka (0-1).
The Green and Gold will return home this weekend for their first game on the new turf at the Jephson Community Athletic Complex. They will welcome in Ramapo College for a 1pm game on Sunday.
The Crusaders got on the board quickly as they scored 41 seconds into the game. The Keuka defense would toughen though. Anchored by Sherman, Keuka withstood the Susquehanna attack for most of the half. The Crusaders tallied 27 shots and had 17 penalty corners in the first half. Sherman stood strong however, recording 10 saves in the half. Susquehanna did break through in the closing seconds of the half and held a 2-0 lead at halftime.
Susquehanna continued to attack in the second half. Dispite another 10 saves by Sherman, the Crusaders added on three more goals on their way to the 5-0 victory.