By Daniel Donovan
The George Mason field hockey team capped off a remarkable regular season with a 3-1 victory over Patriot High School last week on the Mustang's Senior Night. The team finished with a record of 11 wins and 3 loses in only it's second season as a varsity sport.
The Lady Mustangs opened up the scoring, senior Anna Hennessey slotted home a shot to put the Mustangs up 1-0. The Patriot offense responded and scored a goal of their own later in the first half to tie the game at 1-1.
The Mustang defense, led by senior Emma Graig and junior Caroline Stricker did well to keep Patriot at only 1 goal. Deflecting attack after attack throughout the entire 1st half. Junior goaltender Caroline Duffett also saved a penalty shot to keep the score tied at 1.
Behind the biggest home crowd of the season, the Mustangs dominated the beginning second half and quickly took a 2-1 lead when sophomore Sarah Lubnow powered one by the Patriot goaltender.