Hosley, Grant Net First Collegiate Goal
Leicester, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University field hockey snapped a two-game winless streak with a decisive 7-0 victory over Becker College on Thursday afternoon in non-conference action on Alumni Field.
Score: Fitchburg State University 7, Becker College 0
Records: Fitchburg State University (3-3) | Becker College (0-6)
How It Happened
The Falcons would add four more goals in the second half. Senior defender Rachael Denning (Salem, N.H.) started the scoring in the stanza, followed by senior forward Anastasia in the 43rd minute, sophomore midfielder Olivia Grant (Portsmouth, N.H.) in the 47th minute and by Richard in the 65th minute for the 7-0 final.
Inside the Numbers
The Falcons of Fitchburg State received seven goals from six different players.
DeHorsey's goal was her first at a Falcon, while Hosley and Grant notched their first collegiate goal.
The Hawks of Becker (0-6) junior goalkeeper Alexis Barry (Manchester, N.H. / Manchester Central) recorded 16 saves in net.
Fitchburg State sophomore goalkeeper Rhiannon Fletcher (Royalston, Mass.) picked up the win, playing all 35 minutes of the first half.
The Falcons outshot the Hawks, 30-5.
On Saturday the Falcons travel to UMass Dartmouth for a crucial MASCAC match-up. Game time is 4:00pm.