Field Hockey Scores Six in Saturday Shutout at Hamilton

Kimmy Ganong set up a pair of Bowdoin goals and scored one of her own in the 6-0 win
Kimmy Ganong set up a pair of Bowdoin goals and scored one of her own in the 6-0 win

CLINTON, N.Y. – The Bowdoin field hockey team tallied three goals in each half to down host Hamilton 6-0 on Saturday afternoon.

The second ranked Polar Bears (8-1, 5-1 NESCAC) allowed only two shots in the entire game, while holding an 8-0 edge in penalty corners over he Continentals (6-5, 2-4 NESCAC).

Bowdoin got on the board quickly with a Rachel Kennedy goal less than five minutes into play. Sophomore Kimmy Ganong received credit for assists on both Kennedy's opening goal and Kim Kahnweiler's goal at 19:33.  Kennedy put the Polar Bears up 3-0 with less than three minutes remaining, off an unassisted shot to close out the half.

Ganong netted a goal of her own 17 minutes into the second frame to extend Bowdoin's lead. With five minutes remaining in regulation Adrienne O'Donnell collected her own unassisted shot, while just three minutes later Sarah Jane Weill scored her first collegiate goal.

Victoria Trentini played all game in net for the Continentals, stopping 19 shots, and was aided by a defensive save from Sam Sherman in the first half. Hannah Gartner played all 70 minutes in net for the Polar Bears. Bowdoin ultimately outshot their hosts 32-2.

Bowdoin travels to Williams for a 1:00 p.m. game tomorrow afternoon.