Dan­son’s on tar­get

Aldershot News & Mail - - SPORT -

FLEET hockey star Alex Dan­son has her sights on a medal af­ter Team Eng­land booked their place in the semi-fi­nal with a 2-1 vic­tory over Scot­land yes­ter­day (Wed­nes­day).

Dan­son handed Eng­land the lead with her third goal of the tour­na­ment be­fore Su­san­nah Townsend dou­bled the ad­van­tage.

Scot­land, though, pulled one back just be­fore half­time through Nikki Kidd but Eng­land held on to ad­vance to the last four.

Af­ter beat­ing Wales and Malaysia in their open­ing two games – with Dan­son find­ing the net in both matches – Eng­land then lost 3-0 to the much-fan­cied Aus­tralians be­fore the Scot­tish vic­tory se­cured sec­ond place in the pool and a po­ten­tial semi-fi­nal against New Zealand.

Medal hope: Alex Dan­son

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