Field Hockey Hosts Sewanee in Non-Conference Action on Saturday

Field Hockey Hosts Sewanee in Non-Conference Action on Saturday

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RICHMOND, Indiana – The Earlham College field hockey team steps out of conference play for an 11 a.m. contest against Sewanee (University of the South) on Saturday.

The Teams: Earlham and Sewanee. The Quakers opened their season with a 9-1 loss at the hands of Wittenberg University on Thursday. The Tigers stand at 1-1 after a 1-0 win over Eastern Mennonite University and a 4-1 loss at Roanoke College.

The Coaches: Emily Girasole is in her first season as head field hockey coach at Earlham. Girasole spent one season as an assistant field hockey coach at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), and before that, she was an assistant field hockey coach at Central Michigan University for three seasons. Laura McIntyre is in her second season as Sewanee's head field hockey coach.

The Players: Junior Maite Turlings scored Earlham's goal against Wittenberg off a penalty corner assist from sophomore Sydney Barnes.  Both goalkeepers to see action, sophomore Camille van der Vaart and freshman Catherine Slater, made five saves in one half of action. The Tigers' duo of Monica Bueso and Katie Wilson have each scored a goal.

Recent History: Earlham is 0-4 against Sewanee since the 2010 season. The Quakers dropped a 2-1 contest on the road last season.

Coverage: Live statistics and live video of the coverage will be available – visit the links above.

Social Media: Earlham athletics is represented on Facebook (Earlham Quakers Athletics), Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat (@Earlham Quakers). The Quakers also have a mobile application (Earlham Athletics Front Row) available for download on the App Store and Google Play.

Up Next: Earlham hosts Ohio Wesleyan University at Darrell Beane Stadium on Saturday.