NEW PALTZ, NY – Forward Amy McKeever scored the winning goal for the Rowan University field hockey team in a 2-1 victory at SUNY New Paltz on Sunday afternoon.
McKeever (jr. West Deptford, NJ/West Deptford) recorded the game-winner at 65:51. She knocked in a loose ball during a scramble in front of the New Paltz cage. It was her fifth goal of the season.
Rowan has an 8-3 record while New Paltz is 6-4 overall. The Profs were ahead 1-0 after the first half. Forward Kellie Campbell (so. Clark, NJ/Arthur L. Johnson) scored at 32:55 with a pass from the right side by midfielder Karlee Henderson (so. Elmer, NJ/Woodstown). Midfielder/back Jessica Caruana (fr. Holbrook, NY/Sachem E.) tied the score at 54:32. Her goal came on a penalty corner with an assist from midfielder Danielle Conklin (jr. Suffern, NY/Suffern).
The Profs produced 21 shots while the Hawks had 17. Goalie Jen Goldberg (sr. Clark, NJ/Arthur L. Johnson) made nine saves in the Rowan cage. For New Paltz, goalie Antonija Pjetri (jr. Suffern, NY/Suffern) stopped 11 shots.
Next, Rowan hosts Wesley College on Wednesday, October 3 at 7 p.m.