Field Hockey Blanks Mercy, 2-0

Union, N.J. (9/25/10) – The Kean University field hockey team posted their sixth win of the season as they shutout visiting Mercy College, 2-0, Saturday afternoon at Kean Alumni Stadium.

All of today's scoring came in the first half of action as senior Amie Hoch (pictured right) tallied what would be the game-winner just under four minutes into the match off a deflection in front of the cage.  Senior Erica Kelly added the second goal of the match as Kean fired off three straight shots, with Kelly capitalizing on the third in the string of action.

For the Mavericks, freshman Kristen Znaniecki tallied 14 saves in the cage.

Kean improves to 6-1 overall while Mercy falls to 0-6.  The Cougars travel to William Paterson University on Tuesday in NJAC action.