Tigers Tally Another Shutout in NCAC Win

Tigers Tally Another Shutout in NCAC Win

Greencastle, Ind. -- Paige Berliner scored twice and the DePauw field hockey team shutout their third consecutive opponent with a 3-0 win over Earlham on Sunday.

The win puts DePauw at 7-3 overall and 5-1 in the North Coast Athletic Conference. Earlham falls to 3-6 and 2-5 in the NCAC.

Freshman Hannah Metzger made three saves for the Tigers on Sunday and has made 11 saves in the past three games. She has improved her goalie record to 5-0.

DePauw kept Earlham on the defensive, outshooting the Quakers 24-10 and winning the penalty corner advantage 16-8. Earlham goalie Camille van der Vaart made 11 saves total.

Berliner gave the Tigers the lead for good at 15:38, scoring after receiving a pass from Rose Revolinski on a penalty corner. DePauw took that 1-0 lead into halftime.

In the second half, Berliner connected again for her fourth goal of the season. Kelsey Doerr found her in front of the net from about 20 yards out.

Finally, Reilly Bruce added another goal in the 56th minute to keep her team-high total in goals, which now sits at nine.

The Tigers are off until next weekend when they are back home to face Denison on Saturday and Wittenberg on Sunday.