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Collegian: Penalty corner plays key to UMass offensive attack

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Daily Collegian staff writer Jesse Mayfield Sheehan was present for UMass field hockey's 5-1 victory over Hofstra on Sunday afternoon and took a look at the success of the penalty corner unit against the Pride and throughout the first nine games of the regular season.

The No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team's offense looked strong again in its 5-1 win over Hofstra on Sunday, and there was one important aspect that has been a recurring key to the Minutewomen's play throughout the season: penalty corners.

UMass (7-2) scored three of their five goals on penalty corner plays against the Pride (3-6) and 16 of its 26 goals on penalty corners, according to UMassAthletics.com.

UMass coach Carla Tagliente said she has been very pleased with the team's execution on penalty corner plays this season...

You can read the rest of Mayfield Sheehan's story on the Daily Collegian website. More on UMass field hockey can be found through UMassAthletics.com.


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