The Liberty League semifinal between UR’s field hockey team and Skidmore College on Thursday, Nov. 4 ended with a backhanded goal by junior midfielder Katie Flaschner in sudden death overtime as the football team and both the men’s and women’s soccer teams stormed the field in celebration. The final score was 3-2, with two goals scored by Flaschner and the other by sophomore midfielder Allison Resnick.
With this victory under their belt, UR then faced William Smith College on Saturday, Nov. 3. This match-up brought a disappointing finish to an otherwise successful season when William Smith defeated UR by a score of 3-1. The ’Jackets single goal was scored by Flaschner. This game signals the end of the regular season for the women’s field hockey team, which finished at 16-5, a regular season record for the sport at UR.
Freshman forward Michelle Relin and senior forward Shelby Hall led the team in goals (17), assists (8) and total points (42). Relin also led the team in shots (119).
UR’s goalie this season was Junior Madison Wagner. Her stellar play was a huge factor in the team’s success. She started every game, finished with a save percentage of .844, had three shutouts and 114 saves, all of which contributed to the team’s record breaking season.
UR earned a bid to the NCAA tournament on Wednesday, Nov. 7, where they will play Rowan University.
Davis is a member of the class of 2016.