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Freas-Papa’s Penalty Stroke Lifts Field Hockey to 1-0 Triumph

04 Dec 2021 | 09:12 | Field Hockey

Freas-Papa’s Penalty Stroke Lifts Field Hockey to 1-0 Triumph

WAYNE, N.J. – The William Paterson field hockey team (1-1, 0-0 NJAC) earned their first win of the season by defeating Western Connecticut 1-0 Sept. 2.

HOW IT HAPPENED:
After a scoreless first half, Kristin Freas-Papa (Westville, N.J./Gateway Regional) converted a penalty stroke in the 47th minute

Haley Olsen (South Plainfield, N.J./South Plainfield) recorded her first collegiate defensive save while Mallory Rickerhauser (Lumberton, N.J./Rancocas Valley Regional) stopped two Colonial shots

The Pioneers controlled the pace of the game by out-shooting Western Connecticut 10-4 with six shots on target

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
WP has now won seven consecutive games over the Colonials

Rickerhauser registered her fifth career shutout

UP NEXT:
WP hits the road for a non-conference showdown against Scranton on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 7:00 p.m.

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