Delaware, Ohio – The Wittenberg field hockey team traveled to Ohio Wesleyan on Wednesday evening, taking down the Bishops 6-1 in the NCAC showdown. Channa Visseren wasted no time putting Wittenberg on the board with her first half hat-trick, starting the scoring just ten and a half minutes into the game. Kennedy Malcolm connected with Visseren on the penalty corner for the first Wittenberg goal. It would be Blaine Donnelly who would slip through the Bishop defense ten minutes later, giving the Tiger's a 2-1 advantage. Visseren completed her hat-trick before the intermission, with an assist coming via fellow Dutch teammate Veerle Van der Plas at the twenty-three-minute mark and just six minutes later finding the back of the Ohio Wesleyan goal unassisted.
- Alex Reed got the offense started in the second half, scoring her first collegiate goal on the Kayla Cull assist.
- Zara Tickner was able to come up big for Wittenberg, capitalizing on the penalty stroke opportunity the Tiger's their final goal.
- Wittenberg controlled the pace and play, leading the shot column 31-18 at the end of the night.
- Donnelly extended her scoring streaking to four games on the evening.
FROM THE FIELD
- "Lots of great play in both circles. It's awesome to have so many different scorers on the board. We played fast and with composure against a completive opponent. We are excited to tackle this weekend," said Zara Ticker.
- Wittenberg will return to action on Saturday, October 7 when they host Earlham from Edwards-Maurer Field in a conference matchup at 11:00 AM.