Sept. 22, 2001
West Long Branch, N.J. - Monmouth University's offense started to pick
up steam in the second half and led the Hawks to a 3-1 victory over
Siena College in field hockey action at the MU Field Hockey Park
After going the first 25 minutes without a score, Monmouth's Gina Chico
broke the seal on an assist by Kellie Nurko to give the Hawks a 1-0 lead
with 9:51 remaining in the first half. Nurko centered the ball from the
right flank and the ball found its way to Chico who directed it into the
back of the goal.
The Hawks took a 2-0 lead as Megan Kenney made a perfect pass to Kristen
Haberthur. Haberthur blasted a pass towards the goal that Nurko chipped
past the Saints' goaltender.
Siena was able to cut the lead to 2-1 as Lacee Iselo beat a pair of
defenders and scored an unassisted goal with 13:52 remaining in the
The Hawks put to rest and Siena comeback attempts with 48 seconds left
as Kristen Hulmes notched an unassisted goal.
Monmouth outshot Siena, 22-3, for the game.
Monmouth returns to action on Tuesday as the Hawks travel to Fairfield,
Conn., for a 4 p.m. contest at Sacred Heart
SC 0 1 - 1
MU 1 2 - 3
MU 1 9:51 Gina Chico (Kellie Nurko)
MU 2 14:38 Kellie Nurko (Kristen Haberthur)
SC 2 13:52 Lacee Iselo
MU 2 :48 Kristen Hulmes
Shots: SC - 3
MU - 22
Penalty Corners: SC - 3
MU - 11
Saves: SC - (Heyde - 10)
MU (Colbert - 1, Kershaw 0)