ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. - The Wesley College field hockey team fell to the Elizabethtown College Blue Jays 3-0 on Wednesday night.
Kayla Fromal made 10 saves, her fourth double-digit save effort of the season, but took the loss in net for the Wolverines. Sydney Stump saw her first action of the season in the final 1:09 of the game and made one save on her only opportunity. Hannah Mack earned the shutout in net without being called into action.
The only goal of the first half came on a deflected pass from outside of the circle. Elizabethtown's Emma Christman got a piece of the ball, flicking it up and over the head of Fromal and in to put the home team ahead 1-0 just before the 10 minute mark.Aside from the one blemish Fromal was a wall, keeping it a one-goal game at the half with five saves.
The Wesley goaltender came up large yet again in the 49th minute, springing left to deny an Elizabethtown scorer on a penalty stroke. The Blue Jays would finally break through just over a minute later, increasing the lead to 2-0 at the 49:16 mark.
Elizabethtown would finish the scoring in the 69th minute, tallying in transition. The Blue Jays had numbers on the break and capitalized to beat Fromal, making it 3-0.
With the defeat, Wesley falls to 1-7 on the season and will return to action on Sunday, Sept. 27 when they host Washington College.