Stevens Hat Trick Propels Field Hockey Past Continentals

Emma Stevens produced another hat trick to push the Polar Bears past Hamilton
Emma Stevens produced another hat trick to push the Polar Bears past Hamilton

CLINTON, N.Y. – Emma Stevens recorded her third hat-trick of the season in a 3-2 Bowdoin field hockey victory over Hamilton on Saturday afternoon.   

The Polar Bears climb to 10-2 (5-2 NESCAC). The Continentals drop just their third contest of the season, falling to 10-3 (6-3 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • All five of the game's goals came in the first half. Bowdoin led twice, with Hamilton tying the game both times, before Stevens' game winner in the 27th minute.
  • Stevens scored the day's first goal just 1:06 into the game. Manveer Sandhu crossed the ball to Stevens for a sweep.
  • Tatiana Bradley evened the game seven minutes later off a feed from Michaela Giuttari.
  • Bowdoin jumped out ahead on another Stevens goal 11:45 into the frame. Abby Bashaw took a shot on Hamilton's Julia Booth and directed her rebound around to Stevens for a goal.
  • Again the Continentals responded to make it 2-2 off a goal from Giuttari.
  • Stevens scored her third and final goal with under ten minutes to play in the half, finishing off a feed from Elizabeth Growney.

By the Numbers

  • Maddie Ferrucci made three stops for Bowdoin.
  • Booth made nine saves for Hamilton.
  • Bowdoin held a 15-6 shot advantage with both teams earning seven penalty corners.
  • The win is the first for Bowdoin against Hamilton since 2015, as the team suffered 2-1 setbacks for the last two years.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears head to Williams for a 1:00 p.m. Sunday game.