NORTON, Mass. – In the 2018 season opener for both programs on Friday afternoon, the Endicott field hockey team defeated Wheaton (Mass.) by a 6-0 score at Nordin Field.
Meanwhile, in the second stanza, Julie Champigny (Acton, Mass.), Jaylin Grabau (Lynnfield, Mass.), Sydney Poulin (Watertown, Mass.) and Emily Graham (Westford, Mass.) all buried solo tallies (43:43 | 45:47 | 54:11 | 61:43) to account for the remainder of the scoring in the contest.
Taylor Farrin (Danvers, Mass.) also made eight saves in net to record her fifth career shutout.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
- Endicott improved to 7-4 in the all-time series versus Wheaton with today's victory.
- The Gulls have won the last five meetings between the two teams.
- Endicott has outscored the Lyons, 20-5, in the last five outings.
- McCarthy dished out a career-high three assists.
Endicott (1-0) travels to No. 7 nationally ranked Babson on Saturday, September 1 at 6 PM. Wheaton (0-1) visits Western New England on Sunday, September 2 at 12 PM.
(Photo credit - David Le '10)