#15 Trinity College 2, Connecticut College 1
Scribner Provides a Boost to Improving Camel Defense
NEW LONDON, Conn.-Junior midfielder Haley Thompson (Ipswich, Mass.) broke a 1-1 tie with 19:10 remaining and the lead stood up as the 15th ranked Trinity College field hockey team outlasted Connecticut College in a 2-1 victory.
The Bantams improve to 6-1 with a 5-1 mark in the NESCAC, while the Camels slip to 3-2 with a 1-2 mark in league play.
Sophie Doering (Darien, Conn.) delivered the pass from the end line and Sarah Duncan (Dedham, Mass.) was the stick-stop for the eventual game-winner.
Gina Dinallo (West Hartford, Conn.) stopped five shots in goal for the visitors. Becca Napolitano (Hamden, Conn.) made six saves in the setback for the Camels.
Connecticut College tied the game at one with 24:19 remaining in the first half. Ali Holland (Watertown, Mass.) hit a ball from the right side to the center of the circle and Brittany Fitzgerald (Ridgefield, Conn.) was able to beat Dinallo with a one-timer for her team-leading fourth goal of the season.
Trinity opened the scoring at the 2:09 mark. Alanna Capasso (Weston, Mass.) tipped in a shot at the right post on a feed from the stick of Caroline Snite (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Emily Scribner (White River Jct., Vt.) contributed with a strong outing in the defensive backfield for the Camels, winning numerous 50/50 battles for the hosts.
September 24, 2011