MIDDLETOWN, R.I. – The Kean University field hockey team scored their first goal five minutes into action and didn’t look back as they cruised to a 7-0 victory over host Salve Regina University Thursday evening.
Freshman Makia Sturgis and senior Erica Kelly each tallied two goals to lead the Cougars (4-1) in the win. Each also added an assist for a total of five points on the evening. Senior Kelly Mataya added one goal and two assists while junior Olivia Triano finished the night with a goal and assist. Sophomore Kelsey Brown closed out the scoring with a single goal in the 56th minute.
Kean held a commanding edge in penalty corners (15-3) and shots (19-6).
The Cougars return home for action on Sunday when they face St. Joseph’s College of Maine.
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