(Carlisle, Pa.) – The Dickinson field hockey team turned in a strong performance against visiting Juniata College, posting a 2-0 shutout on Wednesday afternoon.
The Red Devils were relentless on both ends of the field, recording 20 shots while holding the Eagles to none on the defensive side.
Juniata held the Red Devils scoreless as well through the first half but first-year Macara Desai (Mountain Lakes, N.J./Mountain Lakes) put Dickinson on the board, seven minutes after the break, finishing an assist from sophomore Sierra Bobb (Dornsife, Pa./Line Mountain).
The Red Devils tallied an insurance goal in the fourth as junior Maddie Dombroski (Boiling Springs, Pa./Boiling Springs) found the back of the cage with 9:02 remaining in regulation.
Hannah Spiri (Morgantown, Pa./Twin Valley) and Ellie Werner (Hellertown, Pa./Moravian Academy) gave strong defensive efforts in the middle with solid play on the outside from seniors Olivia Young (Orrtanna, Pa./Gettysburg) and Jillian Beemon (Ann Arbor, Mich./Skyline).
Senior Heather Meeder (Baltimore, Md./Notre Dame Prep) earned the shutout while Nicole Piccioni finished with seven saves as the Red Devils held an 11-0 advantage in penalty corners.
The Red Devils improve to 7-7 overall on the season. They are home again on Saturday, returning to Centennial Conference action against Haverford at 12:00 pm.