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Field Hockey Gets Two Overtime Wins

The field hockey team pulled out a 4-3 overtime win over Sweet Briar College in Virginia on the way to a 3-11 season record under first-year head coach Susannah Kilbourne.

Meaghan Linker
Senior forward Meaghan Linker

First-year midfielder Annie Donelan scored three of Transy’s four goals against Sweet Briar, including the game-winner in overtime. Senior forward Meaghan Linker scored the other Transy goal.

Transy’s first win of the season also came in overtime, by 2-1 over St. Vincent’s College in a game played at the University of Louisville. The Pioneers’ third win came at the expense of Hendrix College in a 1-0 battle on Hall Field as Transy outshot the visitors 29-8, but couldn’t extend the lead against strong goalkeeping by the Warriors.

Donelan and Linker finished in a tie as Transy’s leading scorers for the season with 14 points each, with Donelan scoring six goals and two assists while Linker had five goals and four assists. Junior Megan Blandford played every minute in goal for the Pioneers and had a 2.81 goals-against average for the year.

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