PACERS SPORTS REPORT: Field hockey pushes record to 5-2; women’s soccer picks up first win


Nicolo Manzo

Women’s Soccer vs. Lycoming College

The Pacers picked up their first win of the season last Tuesday against Lycoming College 5-1.

Megan Swiecicki opened the scoring for the Pacers in the ninth minute. Then after assisting on the opener, Julie Youngman scored a goal of her own to double the Marywood lead.

The Warriors answered the goal only seconds later when Elle Sarracco brought the score back to 2-1.

The Pacers opened up the match in the second half. Madison Daches scored a long distance goal and Cara Romaniello scored the final two goals for the Pacers to secure a brace.

The Pacers outshot their opponents by a dramatic 25-4 margin and 14-4 in shots on goal.

Field Hockey vs. Lancaster Bible College

The field hockey team rolled to a 12-0 win over Lancaster Bible last Thursday.

The Pacers tied the program record for goals in a game in the shutout.

Marywood came out strong to score 11 first-half goals. Jenna Dickey completed a hat trick before three minutes were gone. Karly Kaminsky and Jenna Dickey added two goals each for the Pacers.

Lancaster Bible failed to record a shot, while the Pacers posted 37 shots with 26 being shots on goal.

The win brought the Pacers’ record to 5-2.

Women’s Soccer vs. York College of Pa.

Following the first win of the year for women’s soccer, the Pacers dropped a 4-0 decision to the Spartans.

The Spartans used two series of quick back-to-back goals to earn the 4-0 win. York scored goals in the 17th and 18th minute and 56th and 59th minute.

York won the shots battle 18-12 and led 13-5 in shots on goal.

Women’s soccer sat at 1-5 following the loss.

Men’s Soccer vs. Manhattanville College

The men’s soccer team lost 3-0 to Manhattanville Saturday.

The Valiants’ combination of Nico Diaz and Marius Nicolaysen did damage in the first half. Diaz assisted two Nicolaysen goals in the 21st and 29th minute.

Manhattanville added one more in the second half to seal the 3-0 win.

The Valiants tripled the Pacers in shots 21-7 and led in shots on goal 12-5.

Men’s soccer fell to 1-5 after the loss.

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