The 17th ranked University of Mary Washington field hockey team caged five goals in each half en route to a 10-1 victory at Eastern Mennonite University on Wednesday evening in Harrisonburg, Va. UMW improves to 4-1 on the season.
Sophomore Lauren Hopkins started the scoring in the seventh minute on an assist from Lexie Dixson, and senior Erin Kaila added another at 9:14. Just 46 seconds later, senior Noor Varjabedian scored her first of the season to push the advantage to 3-0.
In the second half, UMW continued to score, with MacCartney scoring on a Kaila assist with just 40 seconds elapsed into play. At 40:14, Alaina Shivers caged her first goal of the season, and assisted freshman Bella Urcia on her first of the day at 45:19. EMU scored in the 50th minute to prevent the shutout, but UMW answered back with a pair of scores from defender Mackenzie Burnett in the 67th and 68th minutes.
The Eagles will be back in action on Saturday when they visit Lynchburg College at 1:00 p.m.