Field Hockey - Varsity Girls
|Date:||September 3, 2017|
Varsity Girls Field Hockey @ Gateway Classic Tournament – 9.2/9.3.17
Over Labor Day weekend, the varsity field hockey team traveled to St. Louis to participate in the Gateway Classic Tournament. LFA won each of the 3 games played, shut out all opponents, and won their pool. All of the girls had fun playing on turf for the first time this year, and are excited to bring home some hardware!
In the first game of the tournament, LFA beat Parkway West 2-0. Although the girls dominated in the first half, the score was tied 0-0 going into the second part of the game. After halftime, Carlee Wolters ’18 scored her first goal of the season, with Izzy Moody ’18 and Lena Ansari ’19 each recording an assist. Isa Blankers ’18 scored the second goal off of a high tip from a hard hit into the circle by Lena Ansari. Both goalies, Lilly Bellino ’20 and Cher Li ’20, made some great saves to keep Parkway West from scoring. Izzy Moody had great ball control in the middle of the field and earned Player of the Game.
In the second game, LFA beat Barat Academy 5-0. Our offensive corner unit scored the first three goals of the game. Isa Blankers put the ball in play, Izzy Moody passed to Lena Ansari who took a shot and scored. For the second goal, Isa Blankers put the ball in play, Lena Ansari passed the ball to Izzy Moody who took a shot and scored. Later, Isa Blankers took control of the ball a third time and passed to Lena Ansari again, leading to a third goal. Yvie Gerber ’21 made the fourth goal with Lena Ansari and Isa Blankers each recording an assist. Lena Ansari scored the fifth and final goal with Izzy Moody and Yvie Gerber earning assists on the goal. With a hattrick and 2 assists, Player of the Game was awarded to Lena Ansari.
In the final game, LFA defeated Brentwood 4 -0. LFA came out strong in the first half. Suzie Newton ’18 scored the first goal of the game by tipping in a shot from Lena Ansari on the second offensive corner. The second goal was scored off a pass from Adriana Rivera ’18 to Lena Ansari on the right wing to Izzy Moody in the center who ultimately scored. In the second half, Isa Blankers scored back-to-back goals, each from a scrum in the circle. Player of the Game was awarded to goalies Cher Li for making some great saves, especially on defensive corners, to keep our shut-out streak alive.