Five All Conference Players for River Hawks Field Hockey

Five All Conference Players for River Hawks Field Hockey

TOWSON, Md. – Five Susquehanna field hockey players were named to All-Landmark Conference teams – two on the First Team and three on the Second Team.

Freshman forward Hunter Pitman and senior midfielder Lauren Cram were named to the All-Landmark First-Team for the first time in their respective careers. Cram was a 2015 All-Landmark Second-Team member.

Sophomore forward Taylor Franco, junior defender Abbey Kemble and freshman goalie Emily DiGaetano were named to the All-Landmark Conference Second Team. This marks Kemble's second honor while Franco and DiGaetano earned All-Conference honors for the first time in their careers.

Pitman started 17 of the 19 games in which she played and led the team in goals (22) and points (51) she also tallied seven assists and tied for a team-high five game-winning goals. Pitman was also named the 2016 Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year.

Cram totaled one goal and eight assists for 10 points and started 18 of the 19 games in which she played. She tallied 15 shots, nine on goal, to go along with one defensive save.

Franco played in all 19 games this season and was second on the team in goals (15) and points (26). She tied for the team lead with five game-winning goals and added six assists. Thirty-four of her 42 shots were on goal.

Kemble made her second appearance on the Landmark Conference Second-Team. She played in all 19 games this season and led the team in defensive saves with nine. Kemble led the defense to six shut-outs and limited opponents to 20 goals this season.

DiGaetano started eight of the 11 games in which she played and ended the season with a 7-2 overall record. She totaled 54 saves and allowed 12 goals for a GAA of 1.43 and a save percentage of .818.

The River Hawks finished the season 15-4 overall with a 5-2 mark in the Landmark Conference. After upsetting the second seeded Catholic in the Landmark Conference semifinal to advance to the Championship game against Elizabethtown where the River Hawks fell in double overtime.