Women's Lacrosse Coasts To Non-Conference Win Over UNE

Grace DeWald had four ground balls and two caused turnovers in the win over UNE
Grace DeWald had four ground balls and two caused turnovers in the win over UNE

BRUNSWICK, Maine - Thirteen different players scored to lead the Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team to a 22-6 victory over the University of New England on Tuesday evening at Ryan Field.

The 21st-ranked Polar Bears (2-0) rolled to their second-straight, double-digit victory to start the 2018 campaign. The Nor'easters drop their first game of the season and fall to 1-1 on the year.

Game Highlights

  • The Nor'easters were able to stay with the Polar Bears for the opening five minutes, trailing just 2-1 following a Molly Camelo goal with 26:56 left in the opening period.
  • Bowdoin took command with seven-goal run, sparked by a trio of Kate Kelly goals to push their lead to 9-1 with under eight minutes to go in the first half.
  • Consecutive goals by Hannah Hirschfeld and Eliza Denious gave the Polar Bears a 11-2 lead at the break.
  • Bowdoin continued to roll in the second half, starting the period on a 9-1 run and extending their lead to as many as 17 goals en route to the win.

By The Numbers

  • Hannah Hirschfeld led Bowdoin with two goals and three assists while Katherine Miller scored a game-high four goals.
  • Eliza Denious and Kate Kelly had three goals each for the Polar Bears.
  • Korinne Bohunsky scored three times for UNE and added four draw controls.
  • Kara Finnerty and Morgan Pinado had four draw controls each while Denious added two caused turnovers. Grace DeWald had four ground balls and two caused turnovers for Bowdoin.
  • Kayli Weiss had seven saves and allowed three goals in 48:30 for Bowdoin. Erin Morrissey allowed three goals in the second half.
  • Maritza Nary made eight stops (11 goals) in the opening half for UNE before giving way to Taylor Hopkins, who made two saves (11 goals) in the second half.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin heads to Amherst on Saturday afternoon at noon.