|Stuart Scores Twice In 8-3 Loss|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Thursday, 27 October 2011 06:34|
A pair of goals from freshman Jessi Stuart isn't enough as Appalachian State University field hockey fell to Davidson, 8-3, Wednesday night at Belk Turf Field in Davidson.
Wildcats' Annie English netted her fifth and sixth goal of the season to give Davidson 3-1 lead with over 15 minutes left in the first-half. Davidson's leading scorer, Finley Amato tagged on her 11th goal of the season to increase the Wildcats lead to 4-1. English scored her second goal of the game in the 19th-minutes off of one of Davidson's six first-half penalty corner opportunities. Amato scored Davidson's sixth unanswered goal in 30th-mintute to give the Wildcats a 6-1 at halftime.
ASU's Stuart netted her fourth goal of the season to cut ASU's deficit to 6-2 with just under 30 minutes left in the contest. Davidson's Amato completed the hat-trick at the 47:25 mark to increase their lead to 7-2. The Mountaineers continued to battle with Stuart netting her second goal of the game and her fifth of the season in the 58th-minute.
Kristy Helscel sealed Davidson's victory with her first goal of the season at the 66:51 mark.
Mountaineers' senior goalkeeper Bridgette Street played the first 21:35 when junior Sarah Anderson entered the game in relief and played the final 48:25. Davidson's goalkeepers also split time in the cage with Sarah Fisher playing the first 26:19 and Carolyn Macek played the final 43:41.
Sophomore Anna Long recorded her fifth defensive save of the season in the Apps setback.
The Mountaineers plays their season finale on Saturday when they square off with Longwood at 1 p.m. in Farmville, Va.
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