Rider Tops Siena Field Hockey 2-1
Sept. 14, 2002
Christina Ang scored the deciding goal off a pass from Ally Hunter in the 51st minute to lead Rider (2-1/1-0 NEC) to a Northeast Conference win over Siena (1-1/1-1 NEC) in Loudonville Saturday afternoon. Lacee Iselo (Rome, N.Y./Holland Pattent) the Saints on the board first with an unassisted goal just under three minutes into the game.
Stephanie Corradino scored the equalizer on a penalty shot after a Siena foul in front of the cage almost 15 minutes into the first half.
Otherwise, both goalies played well, keeping their teams in the game until the end. Siena registered six shots (three by Iselo) and Jennifer Cushinotto recorded three saves for the Broncs. NEC Player of the Week Kristen Heyde (Somers, N.Y./Somers) saved five of Rider's 11 shots.
The Saints continue their homestand on Tuesday at 4 p.m. against Colgate.