The 11th-ranked William Smith College field hockey team improved to 3-0 with a dominating 5-0 victory over Oswego State on McCooey Field this afternoon. The Herons had five different goal scorers in the contest, outshooting the Lakers 47-7.
First-year Kiersten Hamilton opened the scoring in the 24th minute with an unassisted tally. Sophomore Sarah Gall made it 2-0 in the 33rd minute with another unassisted score. Classmate Brittany Furlong assisted by senior Leila Higgins, made it 3-0 just 55 seconds before halftime.
Senior Jamie Tucciarone and sophomore Emily Atwan netted second half markers for William Smith (3-0).
Senior goalie Katie DeKraker made all three Heron saves in 64 minutes of action, while sophomore Jaime Scharfe recorded 19 saves for Oswego (1-4).
William Smith is back in action on Sept. 17, when the Herons host Ithaca at 5 p.m. On the same day, the Lakers will head to Nazareth for a 4 p.m. contest.