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UMW Field Hockey Falls at Lynchburg, 6-2, on Saturday

UMW Field Hockey Falls at Lynchburg, 6-2, on Saturday

The University of Mary Washington field hockey team droped a 6-2 decision at the University of Lynchburg on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles slip to 2-4 on the season.

Eagle senior Lauren Hopkins continued her scoring streak by caging the first goal of the contest at 8:15 on an assist from junior Bella Urcia. The Eagles carried a 1-0 lead through the first quarter.

In the second, the Hornets awoke, scoring a pair of goals to grab the lead before halftime, and added three straight in the third to assume command. Hopkins scored again with 11:22 to play, unassisted. Lynchburg added a score in the final minutes for the final margin.

Lynchburg led in shots, 19-7, as well as in penalty corners, 9-4. UMW goalie Jillian Lawrence made eight saves on the day.

The Eagles will be back in action on Tuesday when they host Catholic University at 4:00 p.m.