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Goalkeeper Sarah Anderson recorded 11 saves in the loss to Penn on Sunday afternoon
Courtesy: Meghan Gay
Field Hockey Defeated at Penn
Courtesy: Appalachian State Sports Information
Release: Sunday 10/20/2013 (ET)
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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Appalachian State University field hockey was defeated 7-1 on Sunday afternoon by Penn at Ellen Vagelos Field.

The Quakers were able to get on the board early, scoring one minute and 13 seconds into the match when a ball was played to the front of the goal and Elise Tilton was able to put it away.

Penn's Julie Tahan was able to score 15 minutes later off a rebounded shot to put the Quakers up 2-0.

The Mountaineers responded a minute later off a penalty from Hanna French. Appalachian's Laura Malinoski found the net from the left side off an assist from Emily Knapp.

The Quakers would score once more before halftime from Tilton, finding a goal off a rebounded saved shot.

Penn would continue to dominate in the second half, scoring four more times from Jasmine Cole, Emily Corcoran and Sunny Stirewalt to take the match from the Mountaineers 7-1.

The Mountaineers were able to manage only two shots on the match from Malinoski and Caroline Phillips. The Quakers saw shots from eight players on their roster, totaling 24 team shots on the match.

Sarah Anderson and Cristina Ceppi both saw playing time in goal for Appalachian, with Anderson recording 11 saves and Ceppi tallying two.

With the loss, the Black and Gold falls to a 2-13 overall record.

The Mountaineers will return to the High Country for a match against conference opponent Radford on Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m.

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