NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Bowdoin field hockey team cruised to a 5-0 NESCAC win at Connecticut College on Saturday afternoon.
The Polar Bears (10-1, 6-1 NESCAC) got a pair of goals from Kara Finnerty, with three other individuals chipping in. The Camels slip to 2-8 (0-7 NESCAC).
- Peyton Jackson put Bowdoin on the board just 1:19 into action. Abby Bashaw spun at the top of the circle and made a reverse stick pass to Jackson on the left. Jackson blasted a drive into the far corner for a 1-0 lead.
- Bowdoin doubled its lead in the 13th minute as Finnerty drove a shot on pads from the top of the circle, with the ball sneaking through a scrum to the right post. Emma Stevens pushed the ball over the goal line to extend Bowdoin's lead.
- Finnerty had a pair of back-to-back goals midway through the second quarter. The senior's second came off a hard drive from the top left side of the circle inside the far post.
- Elizabeth Growney had her first of the game eight minutes into the third quarter, cleaning up a ball on the left post late on a penalty corner.
By the Numbers
- Bowdoin held a 19-2 shot advantage and 6-1 edge in corners.
- Maddie Ferrucci got the start for Bowdoin, before Eva Verzani came in for the final eight minutes to make a pair of saves.
- Jackie Mountford made three saves in the first quarter. Andi McGraw played the remainder of the game and made seven saves.
- The Polar Bears host Husson on October 17 at 7:00 p.m.