Tiffin University (2-0, ranked 25th in Division II) played its first road game of 2019, and it was a memorable one, as the Dragons knocked off 21st-ranked Lock Haven 8-5 behind another superb defensive effort.
Tiffin allowed only one first half goal and, other than a 6:30 stretch early in the second half, did not allow another goal to Lock Haven. They held LHU to 0-for-6 on free position shots and only allowed 11 of 22 shots on goal. They also won the draws 11-4, while winning the ground ball battle 17-13. Overall TU outshot Lock Haven 27-22, including 14-9 in the first half.
Lock Haven didn't go quietly however, as they tallied three straight goals in the opening 6:30 of the second half to tie the score at 4-4.
Hamilton showed why she is one of the top players in Division II, though, as she scored all of the Dragons' remaining goals over a 11 minute stretch midway through the second half to push their lead to 8-4 with 6:51 left and effectively end the contest.
Hamilton finished with 5 of the 8 goals along with an assist, while Batley also had an assist.
Kat Schneeberger got the win in goal, making 6 saves in 60 minutes.