Polar Bears Blast Past Beavers in 6-1 Final

SJ Weill had two goals and an assist to pace the Polar Bear offense.
SJ Weill had two goals and an assist to pace the Polar Bear offense.

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin field hockey team cruised to a 6-1 victory over visiting UMaine-Farmington on Wednesday evening.

The Polar Bears improve to 6-2 while dropping the Beavers to 4-6.

Game Highlights

  • Elle Brine put Bowdoin on the board 5:18 into the game. Following some initial penalty corner play, Brine collected a rebound on the left side and put the ball back for her first career goal.
  • The Beavers nearly responded a minute later as Jenessa Talarico looked towards the left corner of the cage. Her shot looked to be going in until Maddie Ferrucci made a diving stick save to turn the ball away.
  • The Polar Bears doubled their lead at 7:20 as Abby Bashaw finished off a feed from Sarah Jane Weill. Weill pushed a through pass into the center of the circle for Bashaw who one-touched home a goal.
  • Bashaw found Emma Stevens for Bowdoin's third. The pass came from the top of the circle to Stevens just inside the stroke, who made a spin move and flipped a reverse stick shot past Alyssa Arsenault.
  • Four minutes later, Kara Finnerty notched a solo effort after weaving between the Beaver defense.
  • Weill closed out the half with a solo effort and opened the second with another.
  • Following five consecutive corners for UMF, Kasey Talarico put away a loose ball on the right post.

By the Numbers

  • Goalies split time for both teams. Ferrucci had one save and Eva Verzani made a pair of stops.
  • Arsenault and Frizzle each made a two saves.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears play at Trinity on Saturday, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
  • The Beavers host New England College on October 7 at 2:00 p.m.