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