The field hockey team split their two nonconference matches from this past week.
On Saturday, Oct. 1 the Hawks fell to No. 9 University of Rochester 2-1. This was the Hawks’ fourth-straight loss to the Yellowjackets dating back to 2013. Fourth-year forward Kayla McKeveny gave New Paltz the lead with her 37th career goal in the 21st minute, but the Hawks lost the match.
Then on Wednesday, Oct. 5 the Hawks defeated Stevens Institute of Technology 5-3. Hawks third-year forward Justine O’Reilly led the offense with two goals and an assist.
Gangewere made seven saves in the win to bump her season total to 86, which ranks second in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC).
New Paltz will next face No. 3 Middlebury College on the road on Sunday, Oct. 9.