ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Becky Willert
scored two goals to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 4-0 victory
over Muhlenberg in Centennial Conference (CC) field hockey action
Friday evening. The Diplomats are on a two-game winning
streak and improved to 8-7 (4-5 CC). The Mules fell to 2-12 (2-6
All four of F&M's goals came in a ten-minute span in the first period. Chelsey Talhelm got the Diplomats on the board in the eighth minute when she received a cross from Rachel Cooke for the score. Four minutes later Willert scored her first goal of the evening after a penalty corner. Talhelm assisted on the score.
Eileen O'Reilly got in the giving spirit, dishing out back-to-back assists. O'Reilly fed Allison McLaren who fired it home from point blank range at 15:02. Willert's second tally came at 16:46 when knocked home a feed from O'Reilly.
The Diplomats outshot Muhlenberg 16-4 and picked up six corners to the Mules' three.
Franklin & Marshall returns to action on Tuesday when the Diplomats travel to York for a 4:00 p.m. start.
Franklin & Marshall8-7 (4-5 CC) vs. Muhlenberg2-12 (2-6 CC)
Goals by period 1 2 Tot
Franklin & Marshall. 4 0 - 4
Muhlenberg.......... 0 0 - 0
1. 7:08 F&M Chelsey Talhelm (3) (Rachel Cooke) - cross from right
2. 11:08 F&M Becky Willert (8) (Chelsey Talhelm) - off of penalty corner
3. 15:02 F&M Allison McLaren (7) (Eileen O'Reilly) - shot at close range
4. 16:46 F&M Becky Willert (9) (Eileen O'Reilly) - rebound
Shots: Franklin & Marshall 16, Muhlenberg 4
Saves: Franklin & Marshall 0 (), Muhlenberg 10 (Kristen Dornenburg 10)