Springfield, Ohio – The Wittenberg field hockey team picked up their third straight win, defeating the Earlham College Quakers 3-2. Wittenberg got the scoring started just two minutes into the game, as Channa Visseren picked apart the Earlham defense for her eighth goal of the season and third in three games. Senior Audrey Coler assisted Blaine Donnelly on the second Wittenberg goal, giving the Tigers a 2-0 lead going into the intermission. With this win, the Tigers improve to 8-3 on the season and 5-2 in NCAC play.
- Wittenberg came out firing, taking 14 shots in the first half, compared to the Quakers four chances on goal.
- Megan Niswonger found the back of the Earlham goal one last time for the Tigers in the second half on the Maddie Goelz assist.
- Keeper Allie Purvis made four saves on six shots, as the Quakers found two late-game scoring looks.
- Wittenberg saw 10 penalty corner opportunities on the day with eight coming in the first half.
- The Tigers offense took 17 shots against the Quaker defense.
- Donnelly scored her seventh goal of the season, extending her scoring streak to five games.
- Wittenberg will return to action on Sunday, October 8 when they travel to DePauw for a 12:00 PM NCAC contest.