Cardinals Fall to No. 8 Franklin & Marshall, 2-0

Cardinals Fall to No. 8 Franklin & Marshall, 2-0

MANHEIM, Pa. - The Catholic University field hockey team faced No. 8 Franklin & Marshall College for the first time since 2004, dropping the match 2-0 on Wednesday at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex, home of the U.S.A field hockey team.

After a scoreless three quarters, the Diplomats put themselves on the board in the fourth quarter with an unassisted goal at 46:58, and again at 51:07 to bring the final score to 2-0.

Junior midfielder Grace Olson made one shot on goal while sophomore goalie Maysen Elliott made two saves for the Cardinals. 

Catholic will travel to Susquehanna University (4-8) this Saturday, Oct. 12 to take on the River Hawks in a Landmark Conference contest beginning at 1 p.m.