HARTFORD, Conn. – Four different players scored in Bowdoin field hockey's 4-2 win over host Trinity on Saturday afternoon.
The seventh-ranked Polar Bears (7-1, 4-1 NESCAC) took a 4-1 lead into halftime against the Bantams (4-3, 0-3 NESCAC).
- Elizabeth Growney gave the Polar Bears an early lead, scoring just 2:47 into the game, putting away a rebound off an initial shot from Emma Stevens.
- Bowdoin scored on its first corner of the game. Elle Brine inserted to Manveer Sandhu at the top of the circle for a blast past the goalie.
- Trinity cut its deficit in half with a goal 2:14 into the second quarter. A series of shots peppered Bowdoin's Maddie Ferrucci before Caelin Flaherty finally finished off a rebound.
- The Polar Bears responded five minutes later. Another Bowdoin corner set up a rebound opportunity for Georgie Coetzer
- Bowdoin's final goal came with under three minutes remaining in the second quarter as Kara Finnerty set up Emma Stevens.
- The game's final goal came early in the third quarter off the stick of Trinity's Caroline Curtin.
By the Numbers
- The Polar Bears outshot Trinity 15-11.
- Bowdoin held a 6-3 edge in corners.
- Ferrucci made six stops.
- Emma Cropper made nine saves.
- The Polar Bears host Hamilton on October 5 at 11:00 a.m.