Transylvania shoots past Muskingum in season opener

Transylvania shoots past Muskingum in season opener

Transylvania shot past Muskingum in the season opener of both teams on a rainy Saturday afternoon at the North Athletic Turf Field, 21-1.

The Basics 

  • Records: Muskingum (0-1 overall), Transylvania (1-0 overall)
  • Location: New Concord, Ohio - North Athletic Turf Field
  • Attendance: 103
  • Game Length: 1:45

Inside the Numbers

  • Transylvania took control of the contest in opening 10 minutes of play by racing out to a 9-0 lead. Rachel Johnston led the Pioneers' spurt with three goals.
  • Muskingum senior Ashley Adams scored the Muskies' goal midway through the opening frame. She ended the contest with a team-best three shots.
  • Following the Muskie tally, Transylvania resumed control of the game and scored 12 unanswered goals to grab the 21-1 win.
  • Muskie seniors Paige Watterman and Courtney Nestoff led the squad with two caused turnovers each.
  • Shelby Wuest led the Pioneers with seven goals, while Johnston added five.
  • Muskingum senior goalie Kate Shamel made 13 saves in 60 minutes of work.

Up Next

  • Muskingum next plays at Hiram on Wednesday, February 28. Game time is slated for 4:00 p.m.