Clinton, S.C. – Manhattan jumped out to an 8-2 halftime lead and defeated the Presbyterian College Blue Hose 14-4 on Monday afternoon at Bailey Stadium. Senior midfielder Lauren Schaaf scored two goals to lead PC.
Player of the Game
Schaaf led the way with two goals for Presbyterian on Monday. She also had one groundball and one caused turnover. Kelly Hyman added two assists while Sarah Marshall and Claire Frase also scored one goal each. Kayla Koch played 52:25 minutes in goal tallying nine saves and a team high seven ground balls.
Stat of the Game
Manhattan converted on 4-6 free position shots in the game while PC was held to 0-7 on those opportunities.
Manhattan scored the first four goals of the game before Schaaf was able to get the Blue Hose on the board at the 13:13 mark of the first half making it 4-1. The Jaspers scored four more goals over the next five minutes but Frase was able to score with 11 seconds before the half making it 8-2. Koch was able to save seven shots before halftime as all 15 Manhattan shots were on frame in the first half.
Presbyterian held Manhattan scoreless for the final 10:37 of the game and scored the final two goals of the game. Marshall and Schaaf were the two goal scorers in the second half.
Megan Dreyer, Hudson Roarick, Cady Roberts, Frase and Schaaf all forced turnovers in the contest. While Taylor Johnson had a team high three draw controls. Kathleen Gerrits and Ana Boothe also had two.
For the Record
Manhattan moves to 1-1 while the Blue Hose move to 0-2 on the season.
Schaaf scored her first two goals of the season.
Frase scored her first goal of the season.
Hyman recorded her first two career assists.
Koch recorded a season high seven groundballs.
The Blue Hose are on the road as they travel to Wofford for a 1:00 p.m. first draw on Saturday.