New Life 3, Grace Christian 1
Scores: 25-18, 25-19, 23-25, 25-13. New Life leaders: Elma Boveroux, 12 kills; Sabrina Standford, 9 kills, 9 digs; Maddie Evans, 12 digs; Lexi Standford, 8 kills, 4 blocks; Maria Cavell, 28 assists. New Life record: 2-1.
COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY
Hood 6, Washington Adventist 0
Melissa Merritt scored a hat trick with the final three goals for Hood.
Merritt recorded the first hat trick for the Blazers since Alyssa Nubgaard pulled off the feat in 2015.
Jasmine Mangle added a goal and an assist.
Erin Scarborough and Ashley Wiedemann both scored. For Weidemann, it was her first career score.
Nicole Bautista and Michaela Provinzano added assists.
Lydia Erickson and ReidAnn Sever combined for the win in goal.
Saoirse Conley defeated the field by 28 seconds for Hood as the women’s team picked up the team win.
Conley, one of six Blazers making their collegiate debuts, completed the 4,000-meter course in 17:12.2. Olivia Pfaff from Cairn was second in 17:40.1.
Conley is the first Blazer to win a women’s cross-country meet since Gretchen Whitesell won Gallaudet’s Bison Invitational in 2014.