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No. 7 Field Hockey wins Connie Harcum Classic over Wilkes

302sports 72 Aug 31


       
(Daddio L, Jolikko R, Salisbury)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Arielle Johnston opened the scoring for Salisbry in the 10th minute of the game.
  • Johnston added her second marker of the game 56 seconds into the second quarter on a penalty stroke.
  • Four minutes later, Tara Daddio (Caesar Rodney) netted her first goal of the young season to put Salisbury up three on a Meghan Jolikko (Middletown)assist
  • After Wilkes scored to open the second half, Salisbury responded with a goal two minutes later when Jolikko converted a pass from Emma Jeffries.

GAME NOTES

  • Salisbury had the 24-5 shot advantage over Wilkes.
  • Johnston converted two of her four shots on target into goals. All five of Daddio's shots were on goal.
  • Dom Farrace saved two of the three shots on goal she faced.
  • The Salisbury defense did not allow a shot in the first half.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Jolikko scored and added in an assist in her first action of the 2019 season.
  • Johnston's two-goal effort was the third multi-goal performance in her career and first since she scored a pair in Salisbury's 4-0 win over Misericordia on Sept. 1, 2018.
  • After the tournament, senior defender Jillisn Hughes was named the Connie Harcum Classic Most Valuable Player. Fellow senior Rachel Domanoco was selected to the All-Tournament team following the game.

UP NEXT

  • Salisbury opens their 2019 home schedule on Wednesday, Sept. 4 when the Sea Gulls host their Eastern Shore rivals the Washington Shorewomen.
  • The game is set for 6 p.m. at Sea Gull Stadium
  • Video and live stats are available of the home opener.