BRUNSWICK, Maine --(Bowdoin College Sports Information) Senior Brooke Phinney recorded nine points to lead the Bowdoin field hockey team over Connecticut College Camels 7-0 on Saturday afternoon.
The sixth-ranked Polar Bears improve to 6-1 (2-1 NESCAC) while the Camels fall to 4-3 (2-3 NESCAC).
Bowdoin opened the scoring less than four minutes into the game with Phinney blasting home a corner shot inserted by Katie Riley and stopped by Kassey Matoin at 31:39. Rachel Kennedy increased the lead at 14:44 on a pass from Olivia King. King fed the ball to Kennedy in the center of the circle who spun and fired a shot into the back of the net. Emily Simonton tipped in the third goal of the game off a Phinney corner shot at 11:51. Lauren Schroeder tacked on a fourth goal before the half on a shot from close range.
Connecticut College finished the game with a strong push down the Bowdoin end of the field that resulted in two penalty corners. Bowdoin held the upper hand in penalty corners (16-2) and shots (23-3)
Connecticut College goalie Jeannette Hoets (6 goals against) stopped 12 shots in 54:16 minutes of action before being relieved by Becca Napolitano (1 goals against, 0 saves) for the remaining 16:44 of the game. Kayla Lessard (54:16) was not forced to make a save for Bowdoin before giving way to Hannah Gartner (16:44, two saves), who preserved the shutout.
September 29, 2012