Field Hockey News & Highlights
January 09, 2014
Eagles Sweep Bermuda Tour
The Eagles defeated the National Team 4-3 on Monday with a last-minute goal by Alexa Borrelli. Borrelli hit the game-winner in the game's final minute on a penalty stroke. Jess Kinzler put the Eagles up 1-0 in the 13th minute. The National Team tied the game up in the 14th minute, but Sarah Webb scored on a penalty stroke to give Eastern the 2-1 lead. Lauren Gay made it a 3-1 lead in the 43rd minute, but the National Team tied the game after scores in the 50th minute and the 67th minute. Their game-tying goal came on a penalty stroke. However, with regulation just about to expire, the Eagles earned a penalty stroke and Borrelli buried it for the win.
On Wednesday, the Eagles took down the Federation Team 7-4. Danielle Frasca's hat trick proved to be the difference for the Eagles. Frasca scored in the 9th, 39th and 58th minute. Jess Kinzler scored twice for the Eagles and Abby Wagner and Jess Jaindl each had a goal.
On Friday, the Eagles faced the Bermuda National Team again and won this time by a 5-2 final score. The Eagles fell behind nine minutes into the game, but Jess Jaindl knotted the game at 1-1 in the 19th minute. Abby Wagner put the Eagles in the lead in the 28th minute. Just before halftime, Danielle Frasca scored in the 35th minute to give Eastern the 3-1 advantage. Megan Bolton tallied her first goal of the tour in the 42nd minute and Lauren Gay hit the Eagles' final goal in the 87th minute.
The Eagles will be leaving behind Bermuda's pink beaches and returning to the United States on Saturday.
Video and Info from IslandStats.com
Updated: Thursday, 02 October 2014