Two Quick Stevens Goals Hands Field Hockey Win Over Wesleyan

Emma Stevens scored the only goal of the game just minutes into action on Wednesday evening.
Emma Stevens scored the only goal of the game just minutes into action on Wednesday evening.

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Bowdoin field hockey team remained perfect with a 2-0 win behind a pair of Emma Stevens goals against Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon.

The Polar Bears (4-0, 3-0 NESCAC) notched their first shutout of the season against the 2-2 (0-1 NESCAC) Cardinals.

Game Highlights

  • Eight minutes into the game Nikki Gerjarusak charged into the Bowdoin circle and forced Maddie Ferrucci to make a play on the ball.
  • Emma Stevens scored in her third consecutive game to give the Polar Bears a 1-0 lead midway through the half. Tala Glass recorded the assist as Stevens tipped in her initial bid.
  • The Polar Bears struck again two minutes later with another Stevens tally. Beth Koeller fed Stevens with a long pass and the junior buried the ball in the bottom right corner of the cage.

By the Numbers

  • Bowdoin outshot the Cardinals by a 21-7 mark and held a 9-7 edge in penalty corners.
  • Ferrucci made three saves to earn the shutout.
  • Delaney Wood made six stops for Wesleyan.
  • The Cardinals have not scored a goal against Bowdoin since 2013.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin plays at Husson on Tuesday evening, beginning at 7:00 p.m.