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Age 3 through 8th grade

Field Hockey

HEAD COACH: Michelle Walch
ASSISTANT COACH: Anne Wenger
FINAL 2018 RECORD: 1-5-2
GOALS SCORED/ALLOWED: 2/19 (-17 differential)

2018 RESULTS

Nov. 8: Wilmington Christian 3, Independence 0
The visiting Patriots concluded their season.

Nov. 7: Independence 1, Sanford 1
Jane scored for the visiting Patriots in their second consecutive tie.

Oct. 30: Independence 0, Wilmington Christian 0
Katy made several key saves for the host Patriots.

Oct. 25: Tower Hill 3, Independence 0
The Patriots opened a four-game home stand.

Oct. 17: Tower Hill 6, Independence 0
The Patriots fell on the road in the first of back-to-back games with the Hillers.

Oct. 16: Tatnall 3, Independence 0
The Patriots battled hard in the road loss.

Oct. 11: Wilmington Friends 3, Independence 0
The Patriots battled hard in the road loss.

Oct. 4: Independence 1, Sanford 0
Ava scored unassisted and goalie Katy anchored the shutout defensive performance for the host Patriots.

Final Season Statistics
Ava – 1 goal (1 point)
Jane – 1 goal (1 point)

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2017

RECORD: 2-6-2
GOALS SCORED/ALLOWED: 8/15 (-7 differential)

Nov. 2: Independence 0, Tower Hill 0
Payton and the defense turned in a strong performance for the host Patriots in their season finale.

Nov. 1: Tatnall 3, Independence 1
Emma deflected in Rachel’s shot for the visiting Patriots’ lone goal. The teams entered halftime tied at 1.

Oct. 31: Independence 2, Wilmington Christian 0
Rachel scored unassisted in the first half and Liv added an insurance goal in the second half on a rebound for the visiting Patriots, who netted both goals on corners. In her first time in net, Noelle made a key save at the end of the game to preserve the shutout.

Oct. 26: Tower Hill 3, Independence 0
Payton made several strong saves and Layla played well on defense for the visiting Patriots.

Oct. 24: Independence 3, Sanford 0
Rachel, Liv and Emma all scored in the second half for the host Patriots, who earned their first victory of the season. Charis added an assist on Emma's goal.

Oct. 17: Tatnall 2, Independence 0
Charis turned in a strong performance at forward for the host Patriots, while Liv and Rachel created several offensive corner opportunities.

Oct. 12: Wilmington Friends 2, Independence 1
Liv scored off a feed from Rachel for the host Patriots, who trailed 2-1 at halftime.

Oct. 5: Independence 1, St. Anne's 1
Rachel scored unassisted for the visiting Patriots, who led 1-0 at halftime.

Oct. 4: Sanford 1, Independence 0
Payton made several big saves for the visiting Patriots.

Sept. 22: Wilmington Friends 3, Independence 0
Payton turned in a strong performance in goal and Emma provided a steady presence in the midfield for the visiting Patriots, who trailed 1-0 at halftime.

Final Season Statistics
Rachel – 3 goals, 2 assists (5 points)
Liv – 3 goals (3 points)
Emma – 2 goals (2 points)
Charis – 1 assist (1 point)

2016

RECORD: 3-5-2
GOALS SCORED/ALLOWED: 5/8 (-3 differential)

Nov. 4: Independence 2, Wilmington Christian 0
Charis and Sophia both scored for the host Patriots, who finished the season with five shutouts in 10 games played.

Nov. 2: Independence 0, Tatnall 0
The host Patriots battled to their second scoreless tie of the season.

Nov. 1: Wilmington Friends 1, Independence 0
The host Patriots continued their strong defensive play.

Oct. 28: Tower Hill 1, Independence 0
The host Patriots generated strong offensive pressure and played well defensively but found themselves shut out for a third-straight game.

Oct. 25: Sanford 1, Independence 0
The Patriots concluded a four-game road stretch.

Oct. 19: Tower Hill 2, Independence 0
The Patriots battled hard in the road loss.

Oct. 18: Independence 2, Tatnall 0
Olivia scored on a corner in the first half, with Rachel assisting, and Elana assisted Sophia in the second half for the visiting Patriots. Caroline turned in a dominant defensive performance to help preserve Independence’s third shutout in four games this season.

Oct. 13: Wilmington Friends 3, Independence 0
Charis and Emma generated offensive pressure in the second half for the visiting Patriots.

Oct. 6: Independence 1, St. Anne’s 0
Natalie deflected in Rachel’s shot to score the game-winner for the host Patriots, while Holly turned in another dominant performance across the field.

Oct. 5: Independence 0, Sanford 0
Holly controlled the midfield in a standout performance for the host Patriots.

Final Season Statistics
Sophia – 2 goals (2 points)
Rachel – 2 assists (2 points)
Charis – 1 goal (1 point)
Olivia – 1 goal (1 point)
Natalie – 1 goal (1 point)
Elana – 1 assist (1 point)

2015

Nov. 3: Independence 2, Tatnall 0
Maddie and Sophia scored and Katy assisted both goals for the visiting Patriots (2-7-1), who led 1-0 at halftime. Independence rallied to finish the season 2-2-1 in its last five games after an 0-5 start.

Oct. 29: Tower Hill 3, Independence 0
The visiting Patriots drop to 1-7-1 on the season.

Oct. 27: Sanford 2, Independence 0 ("Play for Pink")
The host Patriots fall to 1-6-1 on the season.

Oct. 21: Independence 0, Westtown (Pa.) 0 OT
The host Patriots (1-5-1) recorded their second consecutive shutout in the scoreless tie.

Oct. 20: Independence 1, Tatnall 0
Katy took a shot that Sophia tipped in to net the first goal of the season for the host Patriots (1-5) and lift them to their first victory. The game marked the fourth time that Independence’s defense held an opponent to one goal or fewer during the 2015 campaign.

Oct. 15: Wilmington Friends 1, Independence 0
The host Patriots (0-5) kept the game scoreless until five minutes left in regulation.

Oct. 7: Sanford 1, Independence 0
The visiting Patriots fall to 0-4 on the season.

Oct. 1: Wilmington Friends 2, Independence 0
The visiting Patriots drop to 0-3 on the season.

Sept. 29: St. Anne's 1, Independence 0
The host Patriots fall to 0-2 on the season.

Sept. 24: Tower Hill 5, Independence 0
The host Patriots (0-1) trailed 3-0 at halftime.

Final Season Statistics
Katy – 3 assists (3 points)
Sophia – 2 goals (2 points)
Maddie – 1 goal (1 point)

2014

Nov. 5: Independence 5, Sanford 0
Gianna (assist) and Jane both scored twice, Meghan added one goal and one assist and Graham dished out two helpers for the visiting Patriots (5-1-2), who also received an assist from Katy. Independence finished its season with five shutouts and outscored the opposition 19-6.

Oct. 30: Independence 1, Tower Hill 1
Katy scored a first-half goal off a corner, with an assist from Meghan, as the host Patriots (4-1-2) tied the Hillers for the second time this season.

Oct. 29: Independence 1, Tatnall 0
Gianna scored the lone goal on an assist from Katy to lift the host Patriots (4-1-1).

Oct. 24: Upland Country Day School (Pa.) 4, Independence 0
The host Patriots (3-1-1) suffered their first loss of the season.

Oct. 14: Independence 3, Tatnall 1
Caroline recorded one goal and one assist, Meghan and Katy also scored and Gianna added a helper for the visiting Patriots (3-0-1).

Oct. 8: Independence 4, Sanford 0
The host Patriots (2-0-1) received goals from Meghan, Lily, Caroline and Jane.

Oct. 3: Independence 5, Westtown (Pa.) 0
Gianna netted a hat trick and Meghan and Lily each scored once for the visiting Patriots (1-0-1).

Sept. 25: Independence 0, Tower Hill 0
The Patriots (0-0-1) opened their season with a scoreless tie on the road.

Final Season Statistics
Gianna – 6 goals, 2 assists (8 points)
Meghan – 4 goals, 2 assists (6 points)
Katy – 2 goals, 2 assists (4 points)
Jane – 3 goals (3 points)
Caroline – 2 goals, 1 assist (3 points)
Lily – 2 goals (2 points)
Graham – 2 assists (2 points)