Oct. 13 - FROSTBURG, Md. – Although the Bethany College field hockey team was defeated at Frostburg State (Md.) University 11-0 Saturday, the story of the game was the play of Bison freshman goalie Jacqueline Harrison (Massapequa Park, N.Y./Massapequa).
Harrison (right) entered the day as the NCAA Division III leader in saves per game with 16.90 and she kept to that average with 17 stops in Thursday’s defeat at Denison. But on Saturday, the Bison net minder was even better, making 35 saves to set a new single-game high for Division III this season. The previous best was also turned in by Harrison with her 30 stops in the Sept. 23rd loss at Kenyon (Ohio) College.
As for the game, Frostburg (7-11) scored just 2:24 into the game and would take a 5-0 lead by halftime before adding six more tallies in the second half.
Bethany totaled nine shots in the game, with four each coming freshmen Courtney Gill (Little Egg Harbor, N.J./Pinelands Regional) and Taylor Solomon (Beltsville, Md./Elizabeth Seton).
The Bison are back on the field Wednesday night with a road game at Washington & Jefferson, which is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.