Fall sports

Sacred Heart field hockey team tops Greenwich Country Day for 12th straight win, finishes undefeated in the FAA

Sacred Heart Greenwich’s field hockey team completed an undefeated FAA regular season with a 7-0 triumph against host Greenwich Country Day School in a game held on Wednesday.

With the win, the Tigers finished with a record of 8-0 in the FAA, giving them the FAA regular season championship. In Sacred Heart’s eight FAA games, it has yielded only one goal, while posting seven shutouts.

Against Greenwich Country Day School, Delfina Gonzalez Lobo registered four goals to pace Sacred Heart (15-3), which has won 11 straight games.

Gonzalez Lobo tallied twice in the first quarter and scored in the second quarter, giving Sacred Heart a 3-0 lead. Vivi Caruso scored off an assist from Caroline Nemec in the second quarter, then Lobo notched another goal to start the third quarter.

Ainsley Clough scored off a pass from Emma Marvin in the third quarter and Ines Araujo converted a shot in the fourth quarter in the winning effort.

The Tigers drew 13 penalty corners for the game. Caroline Leicht made seven saves for Greenwich Country Day.

“We would like to congratulate the team for reaching our goal, which was finishing undefeated in the FAA with almost perfect stats and winning first place in the FAA,” Sacred Heart coach Alex Gheorghe said.

“We are so proud of the team, staying focused, disciplined and working together every time they stepped onto the field,” Tigers associate coach Sarah Hill said. “We are looking forward to the FAA postseason play next week.”

Sacred Heart closes out its regular season on Saturday against visiting Choate Rosemary Hall. The team will celebrate its Senior Day, honoring Erin Griffin and Caroline Nemec.

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