Women's Lacrosse Cruises To Season-Opening Win Over Conn. College

Hannah Hirschfeld had two goals and four assists in the win over Conn. College.
Hannah Hirschfeld had two goals and four assists in the win over Conn. College.

BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team opened their campaign with a flourish, exploding for 23 goals in a 23-6 over Connecticut College.

The Polar Bears (1-0, 1-0 NESCAC) post 20 goals in a NESCAC game for the first time since 2000 when Bowdoin scored 21 against Bates. The Camels fall to 0-1 (0-1 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • The Polar Bears scored 13 goals in the opening half to put the game out of reach early.
  • Bowdoin jumped to an 8-1 lead thanks to a pair of early goals from Katherine Miller and Hannah Hirschfeld.
  • Miller continued to roll, and scored twice more before the end of the half as Margaret Savage added two as well as the Polar Bears carried a 13-4 lead into intermission.
  • Bowdoin quickly pushed the game into running time as MIller, Williams, Logan and Kate Kelly added two goals apiece in the second half as the Polar Bears cruised to the win.

By The Numbers

  • Katherine Miller scored six goals in her first collegiate game for Bowdoin while Hannah Hirschfeld scored two goals with four assists for the Polar Bears.
  • Kate Kelly, Margaret Savage and Allison Williams had three goals apiece for Bowdoin while Morgan Pinado tallied nine draw controls.
  • Jamie Navoni led Connecticut College with four goals.
  • Kayli Weiss (four saves, four goals against) and Erin Morrissey (no saves, two goals) split time in goal for Bowdoin. Megan Mullin made ten saves for the Camels.
  • Bowdoin owned a 21-9 advantage in draw controls and 39-15 edge in shots for the game.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin hosts UNE on Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m.
  • Conn. College hosts Lebanon Valley on Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m.