MOUNT OLIVE, North Carolina – The University of Mount Olive women's field hockey team fell to Belmont Abbey College 2-0 in South Atlantic Conference Carolinas action Wednesday afternoon at the Ray McDonald Sr. Sports Complex in Mount Olive, N.C.
Neither team was able to find a goal in the opening frame but the Crusaders of Belmont Abbey took the scoring momentum at the 23:52 mark in the second. UMO was unable to register a shot in the second quarter and while a goal was not scored in the third, BAC took control for good with an insurance goal in the 58th minute.
Delaney Norr led the Trojans with two shots, both on frame.
Victoria Lane (1-5, 1-3 SACC) in the cage for the Trojans recorded 12 saves on 14 shots on goal.
Belmont Abbey was led by Abbey Playle with her two assists to go along with her six shots as she helped both Baumeier and Delisi score the Crusaders only goals.
The second-quarter goal by Belmont Abbey proved to be the game-winner.
Up Next: Mount Olive will hit the road to take on Newberry College September 25 at 4:30 p.m. in conference play.