Field Hockey - Varsity Girls
vs. St. Ignatius College Prep
Fornelli Field (behind school)
|Date:||September 23, 2017|
Girls Varsity Field Hockey vs. St. Ignatius - 9.23.17
This afternoon, the varsity field hockey team traveled to St. Ignatius. Although the sun was stifling, the girls persevered through the heat and defeated St. Ignatius 5 - 2.
Two regulation goals were scored by Annie Gifford in her debut playing forward this season. The first was assisted by Lena Ansari and Izzy Moody while the second was assisted by Isa Blankers and Izzy Moody. St. Ignatius was also able to put 2 past the keeper which sent the game into overtime with a score of 2 - 2.
In overtime, Yvie Gerber scored the first goal, assisted by Izzy Moody, after 30 seconds of play. As St. Ignatius traveled quickly down the turf in our defensive end, Kiki Hood won the ball and passed it up to Lena Ansari who took it about 70 yards down the line and scored, giving LFA a 2 goal lead. Annie Gifford was able to return to the play in a defensive position for the duration of the five minutes remaining in overtime. Lena Ansari helped to run the clock down with her stick handling skills. As the clock approached ten minutes, she dribbling the ball to cage and took one last shot on goal, which Yvie Gerber tipped in at the buzzer.
Player of the Game was awarded to Annie Gifford for her back-to-back goals.