Field Hockey Falls To Skidmore

September 20, 2005

9/20/05 - Skidmore handed Middlebury just its fourth loss in its last 44 games as they picked up a 3-1 win over the Panthers on Kohn Field. Middlebury entered the game ranked second, while Skidmore was 14th in the early season national poll. <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Skidmore took a 1-0 lead at the 27:53 mark with a goal on a penalty corner. Emily Clark injected the ball to Alison Starrett, who stopped it before Annie Ledyard ripped a shot into the back of the cage. The lead doubled at 15:05 as Katie Weber tipped in a shot from Sarah Donahue. Middlebury cut the lead in half with 11:20 remaining in the first half, as Reid Berrien's shot deflected in off a defender. Skidmore scored the game's final goal with 10:12 remaining, as <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Clark scored with a quick feed from Shaila Delea after an outside shot by Weber was saved.

Meghan McGillen made 12 saves in goal for Middlebury, while Stephanie Reed made four saves for Skidmore.

Date: September 20, 2005

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Site: Middlebury, Vt.

TEAM  1  2  OT  F

Skidmore (5-0)  2  1  -  3

Middlebury (3-1)  1  0  -  1


S-1st (27:53) - Annie Ledyard (Alison Starrett, Emily Clark)

S-1st (15:05) - Katie Webber (Sarah Donahue)

M-1st (11:20) - Reid Berrien

S-2nd (10:12) - Emily Clark (Shaila Delea)


Meghan McGillen-M (70 min., 12 saves, 3 GA)

Stephanie Reed-S (70 min., 4 saves, 1 GA)