TROY, N.Y. — The Endicott field hockey team defeated Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), 4-0, on Saturday afternoon at Harkness Field.
Opening the scoring for the Gulls was junior Jaylin Grabau (Lynnfield, Mass.) who scored her first goal of the season at the 8:46 mark in the first quarter off an assist from senior Kristen McCarthy (Danvers, Mass.).
McCarthy then added one of her own on a putback early in the second quarter (17:07).
Defensively, the Gulls stymied the Engineers only allowing four shots and three penalty corners.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
- Endicott increased its lead in the all-time series over RPI to 3-1 with the win today.
- With her two assists today, McCarthy is now fourth on the all-time assists list for the Gulls with 20.
- Hogan's goal today was her first career collegiate tally.
- This is only the third time in 17 seasons the Gulls have started the season with a 2-0 record.
Endicott (2-0) hosts MIT in its home opener on Tuesday, September 10 at 7 PM. RPI (0-4) travels to New Paltz on Wednesday, September 11 for a 4:30 PM contest.
(Photo Credit - David Le '10)