Middlebury

Field Hockey Wins With Comeback At Skidmore

September 21, 2004

9/21/04 - Middlebury College scored three goals in a 5:25 span of the second-half to post a 4-3 win over Skidmore College in a battle of top-10 field hockey teams.

The Thoroughbreds took a 1-0 lead on Erin Walters-Bugbee's goal at 27:52 of the first half. Emily Enos tied it for the Panthers two minutes later.  Julie Lutz scored off a penalty corner at 11:49 to put Skidmore back on top and Walters-Bugbee made it 3-1 at 10:31.

Middlebury took over in the second half. Ashley Lyddane scored with 16:01 to play to make it a one-goal game. Lauryn Nicasio tied it with 12:57 to play and Allison Smith scored the game winner at 10:36.

Skidmore (4-2) is ranked ninth in the latest NFCHA Division III national poll, while the Panthers (4-0) are ranked sixth.

Scoring (records after game) 1 2 F

# 6 Middlebury (4-0) 1 3 4

# 9 Skidmore (4-2) 3 0 3

First Half Scoring: 1, Skidmore-Erin Walters-Bugbee (Annie Ledyard), 27:52. 2, Middlebury-Emily Enos (Channing Weymouth), 25:45. 3, Skidmore-Julie Lutz (Ali Starrett, Emily Clark), 11:49. 4, Skidmore-Walters-Bugbee (unassisted), 10:31

Second Half: 5, Middlebury-Ashley Lyddane (Lauryn Nicasio), 16:01. 6, Middlebury-- Nicasio (unassisted), 12:57. 7, Middlebury-Allison Smith (unassisted), 10:36.

Penalty Corners: Skidmore, 6. Middlebury 15.

Shots: Skidmore 13, Middlebury 14.

Saves: Skidmore, Megan McAdams (8 saves). Middlebury, Meghan McGillen (7 saves)

-from Skidmore SID-