WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University field hockey team defeated Elizabethtown in a Landmark Conference contest on Senior Day Saturday, 2-1.
The Cardinals (12-7, 6-1 LC) earned the No. 2-seed in the 2019 Landmark Conference Field Hockey Championship and will host third-seeded Susquehanna in the semifinals on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m., inside Cardinal Stadium.
The Cardinals got on the board early as junior midfielder Meghan Shallow redirected a pass from Anderson just over four minutes into the first quarter.
After a scoreless second quarter, the Blue Jays (6-12, 4-3 LC) answered back in the third with a deflection over the head of sophomore Maysen Elliott and into the back of the cage to tie the game at 1-1 with less than 10 minutes remaining.
With 4:21 left in the fourth, junior forward Anna Baffone received a pass from sophomore forward Hannah Bateman and scored her third goal of the season to set a new career high and mark the game-winner.
Elliot finished with one save to improve her record to 9-5 this season.
Elizabethtown earned the fourth-seed in the conference tournament and will travel to top-seeded Scranton on Wednesday.