Bucknell Overwhelms Siena Field Hockey, 6-1
Sept. 18, 2004
Kelly O'Brien and Alex Kyzmir registered six points apiece to lead the Bucknell field hockey team to a 6-1 victory over Siena on Saturday afternoon at Graham Field. The Bison snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 3-4 on the season, while Siena fell to 0-5.
Bucknell controlled the action for much of the contest, outshooting the Saints 27-5. Kyzmir and O'Brien each registered two goals and two assists. O'Brien fed Kyzmir for the game's first goal just 2:26 into the contest, and the duo hooked up again on Kyzmir's fourth goal of the season just under nine minutes later.
After Carli Cataldo scored off an assist from Meiko Boynton midway through the first period, Callista Costopoulos made it a 4-0 contest when she scored off a penalty corner, with assists from Kyzmir and Cara Turner.
Seven minutes into the second half O'Brien scored on a penalty stroke to make it 5-0, and O'Brien tallied again off a Kyzmir feed with 18:39 to play to complete Bucknell's scoring.
Siena averted the shutout with 15:39 left to play, when Jessica Peluso potted Siena's first goal of the season.
Kristen Heyde finished with 14 saves for the Saints, while Bucknell starter Liz Jordan stopped four. Emily Groendyke played the final 14:30 in the Bison cage.