Connecticut College 4, Eastern Connecticut State University 0 Rakovic (2 Goals) & Schroeder (Goal, Assist) Lead Camels Past Warriors

NEW LONDON, Conn.--Maggie Schroeder (Fox Point, Wis.) scored 5:10 into regulation and assisted on a second half scored to lead the Connecticut College field hockey team to a 4-0 shutout victory against Eastern Connecticut State University in a non-conference contest played on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field Thursday. Maggie Rakovic (Narragansett, R.I.) chipped in with a pair of second half scores and Shaelin Gottlick (Madison, Conn.) contributed with a score for Connecticut College, who out-shot the Warriors18-5 in the triumph. Laura Sanderson (Hanover, N.H.), Brittany Fitzgerald (Ridgefield, Conn.) and Heidi Halsted (Mill Valley, Calif.) each contributed with assists for the winning side. Connecticut College sophomore net-minder Becca Napolitano (Hamden, Conn.) made two saves in the first half of action. Jeannette Hoets (Westport, Conn.) stopped three shots in the second stanza to close out the shutout win. Eastern Connecticut State University sophomore Olivia Mullen (Bethel, Conn.) finished with 10 saves in the setback for the visitors. Jessica Oliveira (Danbury, Conn.) recorded three defensive saves for the visitors. Mackenzie Brower (Granby, Conn.) chipped in with a defensive save in the loss. The Camels held a 13-to-3 advantage on penalty corners, enjoying a 9-to-2 edge in the second half. The host out-shot the visitors 18-to-5 in the win. The Camels out-shot the visitors 9-to-2 in the opening half, building a 4-0 advantage. Hoets made a nice kick save early in the second stanza but the Camels continued to control the tempo, keeping the ball at Eastern's end of the turf. The Warriors will visit Salem State College for a 12:00 p.m. game Saturday. The Camels will host Tufts University for a 1:00 p.m. game in New London

October 4, 2012

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