Field Hockey Opens With Big Win

Welcome back senior Nikki DeLuca (4) who scored two goals on the Wildcats 3-0 win.
Welcome back senior Nikki DeLuca (4) who scored two goals on the Wildcats 3-0 win.
Junior goalie Emily Dickson had 9 saves for the shutout. In this photo she makes a save against a penalty shot.
Junior goalie Emily Dickson had 9 saves for the shutout. In this photo she makes a save against a penalty shot.
Senior Kelly Baumann (25) kept the pressure on her opponents all day and could always be found in front of the Pat/Med goalie.  Her goal helped anchor the win.
Senior Kelly Baumann (25) kept the pressure on her opponents all day and could always be found in front of the Pat/Med goalie. Her goal helped anchor the win.

We hear from Walt Whitman Varsity Field Hockey Coach Karen Schmitt that on Tuesday evening, the Lady Wildcats won their home league opener against Patchogue-Medford 3-0.  This win comes on the heels of the non-league 2-1 win over cross-town rival Huntington.  Junior goalie Emily Dickson had 9 saves for the shutout.  Senior Nikki DeLuca scored two goals and senior Kelly Baumann scored one goal.  Come support the team at their next home game this Friday against Lindenhurst at 4:45 p.m.

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