Field hockey set to close out conference schedule

f hockeyThe 13th-ranked Skidmore College field team will look to clinch its spot in the postseason this weekend when it hosts Union and Vassar. Skidmore will host the match against Union on Friday, October 24th at 4 p.m. If you can't make it in person, check out the Live Stats.


The field team scored four second-half goals in a 4-1 win at Oneonta on Saturday, extending its winning streak to four games. Melanie Webb, Krista Lamoreaux, Dani DeGregory and Kalya Rose all tallied in the win. DeGregory has nine points in the last five games and currently ranks fourth in Division III in goals per game (1.57) and points per game (3.71). Melanie Webb has produced seven points (3G, 1A) in the last four games and is third on the team nine goals, six assists and 24 points. Senior goalkeeper Amy Beck has started all 14 games and ranks third in the conference with a 1.69 goals against average.

Skidmore has outscored its opponents 17-3 over the last four games. The Thoroughbreds have held opponents to one goal or fewer in eight of their last 10 contests. Skidmore ranks seventh in the country in scoring average (4.77) and goals per game (4.79) and ninth in assists per game (2.79), points per game (12.36) and scoring margin (3.35).

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