Continentals Silence Women's Soccer on Saturday

Rachel Stout made six stops for Bowdoin, keeping the Polar Bears in the hunt until the end.
Rachel Stout made six stops for Bowdoin, keeping the Polar Bears in the hunt until the end.

BRUNSWICK, Maine – Cat Gambino scored with nine minutes remaining in regulation to lift the Hamilton women's soccer team to a 1-0 conference victory over host Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon.

The Continentals improve to 7-4-2 (3-4-2 NESCAC) while dropping the Polar Bears to 7-4-1 (2-4-1 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • Katie Kreider challenged Bowdoin's Rachel Stout in the 62nd minute with a promising look from just inside the box. A strong play by Stout turned the shot aside and kept the teams knotted at nil.
  • Just two minutes later Gambino earned a breakaway opportunity on net, but again Stout denied the bid.
  • With 20 minutes remaining in the game, Morgen Gallagher found Lynn Farquhar with a well-timed cross. Farquhar's shot towards the left side soared just over the crossbar.
  • Hamilton broke the stalemate at 70:59. Darby Philbrick fed Gambino who slotted a shot to the far right corner for the 1-0 lead.

By the Numbers

  • Emily Dumont recorded six saves to earn the shutout.
  • Stout made six stops on the opposite end for Bowdoin.
  • Hamilton held a 13-10 edge in shots, while the Polar Bears held a slight 3-2 corner kick advantage.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin hosts Colby tomorrow afternoon with a 1:30 p.m. start.
  • The Continentals host Colby next Saturday, October 21, at 11:00 a.m.