Clinton, S.C. – A 9-0 run to end the first half was enough to propel LIU Brooklyn past the Blue Hose on Tuesday afternoon at Bailey Stadium by a score of 14-6. Sarah Marshall tied her career high with three goals to lead PC.
Player of the Game
Marshall led the way for the Blue Hose with three goals for three points, tying her career highs in both categories. Kayla Koch finished with a season high tying 12 saves for a season high 46.2 save percentage and a season high 11 ground balls.
Stat of the Game
Shots on goal was the stat with the most discrepancy as 26 of 29 shots by LIU Brooklyn were on goal and 17 of 27 for PC were on target.
Marshall got the scoring started just 2:30 minutes into the game putting the Blue Hose ahead 1-0. The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds would take over from there as they scored the next nine goals of the half taking a 9-1 lead in to the break.
LIU scored first in the second half making it a 10-1 ball game and 10-0 run nearly three minutes in to the second half but neither team scored the next 10 minutes of game time. Natalie Barnett was the next to score as she received a pass from Lauren Schaaf for the Blue Hose’s second goal of the afternoon. The Blackbirds went on a 2-0 run to go up 12-2 with 15:20 remaining but PC never quit as it finished the game on a 4-2 run led by two goals each from Marshall and Kelly Hyman making the final of 14-6.
For the Record
PC moves to 1-7 on the season while LIU Brooklyn moves to 2-4.
PC took 27 shots on the afternoon, its second most in a game this season.
Presbyterian won 11 draw controls, this tied for the second most won this season.
LIU Brooklyn turned the ball over 21 times, the most turnovers for a PC opponent this season. The Blue Hose forced seven of them, this ties the second most in a game this season.
Marshall tied her career best with three goals and three points.
Koch tied her season high with 12 saves, set a season high in save percentage at 46.2 percent and recorded a season high 11 ground balls, one off her career best.
Kara DiClemente finished with a career best a team high two caused turnovers and tied her personal best with three ground balls.
Sophie Krist recorded her first two career draw controls.
Schaaf recorded a career high tying two assists and recorded a season high two ground balls.
Ana Boothe recorded her first two career assists.
Megan Dreyer tied her season high with two ground balls.
Kathleen Gerrits tied her season high with three draw controls.
Hyman tied her season high in goals with two and set a new career high in total points with three.
PC travels to face Delaware State on Saturday at 11 a.m.