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Panthers Win Battle Against Warriors

Sierra Magdaleno had a pair of assists for the Panthers.
Sierra Magdaleno had a pair of assists for the Panthers.

FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College won a non-conference field hockey game at home against Hendrix College, 2-1 this morning at W.B. Adams Stadium. The game was originally scheduled to be played Thursday, October 11, but hazardous weather conditions forced the game to be played Friday.

RECORDS
Ferrum (3-8)
Hendrix (2-8)

THE BASICS
Ferrum attacked early in the first half on a goal from Dominique Harper in the 18th minute off of a pass from Sierra Magdaleno. Tatianna Roberts scored what would become the game-winning goal in the 54th minute off of a Magdaleno assist.

Hendrix's Allison Watanabe helped the Warriors avoid the shutout with a goal in the 60th minute of play off of a pass from Nadine Matena.

KEY STATS
Ferrum: Harper goal; Roberts GW goal; Magdaleno 2 asst; GK Mia Holmes 70 min, 5 saves
Hendrix: Watanabe goal; Matena asst; GK Alexis Truitt 70 min, 2 saves

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"Today was a great team win. Everyone followed the game plan and contributed to our success. I was especially impressed by our effort and the way we bounced back through adversity. Now we've got a quick turnaround. We need to rest and refocus as we prepare for Virginia Wesleyan in ODAC play tomorrow." -- Head Coach Carrie Hanshue Austin

NEXT GAME
Austin's team will be back in action Saturday, October 13, at Virginia Wesleyan University. The Old Dominion Athletic Conference game is set to begin at 1:00 p.m. in Virginia Beach, Virgina.