Field Hockey Falls in 3-2 Setback at Williams in Quarterfinals

Abby Bashaw gave Bowdoin an early lead, scoring less than two minutes into the game
Abby Bashaw gave Bowdoin an early lead, scoring less than two minutes into the game

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -  The third-seeded Williams field hockey team handed Bowdoin a 3-2 quarterfinal loss on Sunday afternoon.

The Polar Bears earned the six seed to the NESCAC tournament and end the season at 11-5. The Ephs advance to the semifinals with a 12-4 mark.

Game Highlights

  • Abby Bashaw put the Polar Bears on the board just 1:56 into play, scoring on the first shot of the game for either team.
  • Williams responded midway through the half, evening the game at 1-1, with an unassisted mark from Libby Dolan.
  • The Ephs took their first lead of the game fifteen minutes into the second half. On a penalty corner, Emma Ticknor inserted and later finished off a feed from Isabel Perry to take a 2-1 lead.
  • Bowdoin tied the game in the 66th minute of play as Elizabeth Growney scored off a pass from Emma Stevens.
  • Just 45 seconds later, the Ephs scored the game-winner off the stick of Dolan.

By the Numbers

  • The Polar Bears held a 12-10 edge in shots.
  • Williams earned seven penalty corners, while Bowdoin had three.
  • Maddie Ferrucci made three stops.
  • Abby Lloyd made a pair of saves. Emma Santucci made four stops.