FREDERICK, Md.- Hood College's Kara Phoubandith netted eight goals and Rachel Slater tied the Hood career assist record to lead the Blazers to an 18-10 over the Neumann Knights. The Blazers' 7-1 start is the best in school history.
Inside the Box Score
- Phoubandith's eight goals are tied for third most in a single game in Hood history. She also added an assist.
- Slater notched four goals, three assists, eight draw controls, and three caused turnovers. Her three assists give her 43, tying her with Kelsey Blackwell for most all-time.
- Laura Skorobatsch added four goals, an assist, and three caused turnovers.
- Tenley Reeder recorded three assists and Cassidy O'Neill added two.
- Danielle Holt made 11 saves in 47 minutes of action. Sophia Vilaca saw 13 minutes and stopped four shots.
How it Happened
- Slater, Skorobatsch, and Phoubandith each scored just a minute into the game to give Hood an early 3-0 lead.
- Ally Bee got the Knights on the board at the 25:49 mark before Hood rattled off six straight goals to take a 9-1 advantage with just under ten minutes remaining in the half.
- Kaitlyn Conrad responded with three goals in a row for Neumann but Hood carried an 11-4 lead into the halftime break.
- The teams opened the half trading goals and Samy Brandt made the score 14-6 with a free position shot at the 16:21 mark.
- Neumann cut the deficit slightly with another goal from Conrad and a goal from Brylin Adams with just under 13 minutes to play.
- The Blazers bumped the lead back up just minutes later with back-to-back goals from Slater and a tally from Phoubandith to make the score 18-8.
- The Knights notched two goals within the final four minutes but could not draw any closer.
- Conrad found the back of the net five times to lead the Knights.
- Brittany Cassidy added two goals, one assist, and four caused turnovers.
- Catriona Corrigan made five saves in 50 minutes and Sara Ropski recorded two saves in ten minutes of action.
The Blazers travel to Delaware Valley on Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m.