NEW LONDON, Conn.--Senior forward Tina Tobin (Lowell, Mass.) scored in the 64th minute of action and the goal stood up as Bates College held on for a 1-0 victory at Connecticut College Saturday.
The Bobcats improve to 4-4-2 with a 1-4-2 mark in the NESCAC, while the Camels slip to 4-6-1 with a 1-5-1 record in the league.
Junior Camille Smith (Henniker, N.H.) assisted on the difference maker for the visitors. Annie Burns (Topsfield, Mass.) posted the shutout with four saves for the Bobcats.
Connecticut College rookie net-minder Natalie Signor (Glastonbury, Conn.) made seven stops in the loss for the Camels.
The Camels had their best shot to tie the game in the 80th minute of action. Celia Alvarez (Saugus, Mass.) fired a shot from the 18 yard line but Burns was able to make a diving stop to protect the lead for the visitors.
Connecticut College will host Williams College Sunday morning for an 11:00 a.m. game in New London. Bates will visit Tufts for a noon-time NESCAC match up in the Bay State.
October 15, 2011