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Field hockey blanks Moravian, 5-0.

(Posted October 3, 2009)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. - The Greyhounds of Moravian College stood no match against the Eagles, as the field hockey team was able to come away with a 5-0 Landmark Conference victory Saturday afternoon on Winton Hill Field.

Junior Kim Amrod (Ridgefield, Conn./Ridgefield) paced Juniata (8-2, 2-0), scoring her second hat trick of the season. Senior goalkeeper Denalyn Spratt (Haddon Heights, N.J./Haddon Heights) earned the victory playing over 63 minutes and stopping three shots.

The Eagles outshot Moravian (4-8, 0-2) in the first half, 10-3. Scoring the first goal of the game was junior Sam Smith (East Stroudsburg, Pa./East Stroudsburg). Sophomore Meghan McGlone (Coopersburg, Pa./Southern Lehigh) drove the ball from the top of the circle and Smith deflected it passed the Greyhound keeper for the game-winner.

Amrod then put home her own rebound with four minutes left to play in the first half, and the Eagles went into halftime leading 2-0.

The Eagles continued to pour it on in the second half, outshooting the Greyhounds 12-5 for the half. Junior Paula Price (Camp Hill, Pa./East Pennsboro) made the score 3-0 when she collected a rebound and skipped the ball between the legs of Moravian goalkeeper, Maura Acox.

With 16:33 remaining in the game, Amrod scored her second goal of the game, beating Acox's glove side from close range. Amrod finished the scoring for the game scoring her third goal with less than three minutes left, once again beating Acox high, glove side for the hat trick.

McGlone registered two defensive saves for the Eagles, and junior Moira Nugent (Lancaster, Pa./ Lampeter-Strasburg) finished the game in goal and made two saves, including a penalty stroke.

The win was the Eagles' seventh in a row and they will return to action when they take on Susquehanna University in Landmark Conference play on Wednesday, October 7 on Winton Hill Field at 4 p.m.

For a video recap of this game, click here.

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