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SU roundup: Dennis scores twice in SU win

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FREDERICK, Md. -- The Shenandoah University women's soccer team earned its third straight win of the 2011 season Thursday afternoon with a 3-0 non-league victory over Hood College.

Senior Jessi Dennis tallied the first two goals of the game for Shenandoah (4-2), with Kelly Miles closing the book on the day's scoring with a goal off a Keri Johnson assist in the 34th minute.

Dennis got SU on the board in the 19th minute by finishing off a Hana ElFallah assist before Miles set her up for an insurance goal at 27:15.

Shenandoah was dominant defensively, outshooting the Blazers 16-4 for the game and taking four of six corner kicks awarded.

Keepers Kat Terza and Alyssa Plourde combined to make four saves -- Terza had one in playing the first 45 minutes before turning it over to Plourde at the break.

Women's field hockey

York 3, Shenandoah 0

YORK, Pa. -- Host York (Pa.) halted Shenandoah's field hockey winning streak at two games with a 3-0 non-league victory Thursday afternoon.

The Spartans (4-1) scored in the 26th, 31st and 44th minutes to send SU (3-4) down to defeat for the first time in three games.

York turned in a solid defensive effort against the Hornets, holding Shenandoah to four shots and five penalty corners on the afternoon.

The Spartans had 11 of their 20 shots in the first half and earned nine penalty corners.

SU keeper Sarah Clare had five saves in the losing effort.

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