Tigers Clipped By Syracuse

Junior, Kriekie van Wyk. Photo by MeghanLaurelPhotography
Junior, Kriekie van Wyk. Photo by MeghanLaurelPhotography

STOCKTON, Calif. - The Pacific field hockey team fell to #5 Syracuse Sunday afternoon, 3-0, to wrap up opening weekend. Savannah Burns and Kriekie van Wyk each had four shots.

The Tigers played a tough first half but Syracuse got on the board first as Carolin Hoffman scored in the 34th minute. 

In the second half, Hoffman scored the second goal off a redirect from Elaine Carey to place the ball in the upper left corner and found the back of the net. In the 59th minute, Syracuse scored their third goal to solidify their win.

Pacific had 12 total shots against the Orange with Rylee Comeau, Gaby de Kock, Hayley Kilfoil and Gabriella Fondario each recorded a shot.

Goalkeeper, Marlise van Tonder, had a total of four saves to cap off the matinee.

Pacific is now 1-1 while the Orange move to 2-0.

The Tigers are in action next on Saturday, September 2 at 2 p.m. facing #20 Harvard at the Pacific Field Hockey Turf. Live streaming and live stats will be available via PacificTigers.com.

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