Wise's Big Game Keys Greyhound Win
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Junior midfielder/defender Katie Wise scored a
career high five goals and added an assist to lead Moravian to a
15-9 non-conference win over Wilkes University on the HUB Quad.
Sophomore midfielder Sarah Carman scored just 37 seconds into the match to give the Greyhounds a lead they would never relinquish. Moravian led 7-1 with under three minutes to go in the first half when the Colonels scored twice to pull within 7-3 at halftime. The Greyhounds scored two quick goals in the second half before Wilkes scored four goals in a row to cut Moravian’s lead to 9-7. The Greyhounds responded by scoring six of the next seven goals to secure the team’s third straight win.
Moravian had a 40-38 edge in shots, although Wilkes held a 26-17 advantage in the second half. The Greyhounds also had a 33-26 edge in ground balls while the Colonels had an 18-8 advantage in draw controls.
Wise had five ground balls, three draw controls and a pair of caused turnovers to go with her six points while senior attack Georgia Castellano added three goals and two assists for five points. Sophomore midfielder Maureen Helfers netted three goals and had three ground balls for the Greyhounds while Carman has two goals and an assists with six ground balls and three caused turnovers.
Sophomore attack Shannon Algeo netted her first two goals of the season for Moravian while freshman attack Allison Hess had an assist. Sophomore midfielder Angel Genther have five ground balls for the Greyhounds while junior midfielder Brittany Deiling had four ground balls.
Moravian junior goalie Courtney Rosenberg had 16 saves for the Greyhounds. Wilkes used two goalies with freshman Cassie Cronin making 11 saves in 42 and a half minutes of action and freshman Allie Zukuft adding four saves.
Sophomore midfielder Melissa Polchinski scored four goals to lead the Colonels while sophomore attack Brittney Hodnik added three goals and two assists. Freshman midfielder Jordan Brown added two goals for Wilkes while sophomore attack Kat Edwards had three assists and four ground balls. Freshman defender Amanda Moyer led the Colonels with eight draw controls and three caused turnovers.
Story provided by Moravian Sports Information