Women's Lacrosse Rolls Williams in Senior Day Win

Bowdoin's Katie Miller became the fastest Polar Bear to 100 career goals in the win over Williams.
Bowdoin's Katie Miller became the fastest Polar Bear to 100 career goals in the win over Williams.

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team celebrated Senior Day with an authoritative 21-9 win over Williams on Saturday afternoon at Ryan Field.

The 14th-ranked Polar Bears improve to 9-5 (5-4 NESCAC) while the Ephs fall to 7-7 (3-6 NESCAC)

Game Highlights

  • On the heels of three early goals by Katie Miller, Bowdoin sprinted to an early 5-1 lead and never looked back.
  • The Ephs closed to within three goals, 6-3, on scores from Meghan Halloran and Suzanna Penikis, but the Polar Bears answered with a 5-1 surge, starting and ending on Miller goals, to push their edge to 11-4.
  • Bowdoin pushed the contest into running time with a 6-0 run that canvassed the final 1:42 of the first half and the first 7:47 of the second, extending the advantage to double digits on a pair of Fiona Bundy goals.
  • Williams never got closer than ten goals over the remainder as Bowdoin cruised to the win.

By The Numbers

  • Miller led all players with five goals and passed the 100-goal plateau for her career, becoming the fastest player in school history to reach the mark (33 games).
  • Fiona Bundy scored four goals and added seven ground balls for the Polar Bears while Kara Finnerty scored two, added three assists, had seven draws and collected four ground balls.
  • Eliza Denious and Amanda Anderson also had hat tricks for Bowdoin.
  • Williams was led by two goals each from Emma TenBarge, Claire Fitzpatrick and Suzanna Penikis.
  • Erin Morrissey made eight saves for the Polar Bears. Kami Cisneros also made eight stops for the Ephs.
  • Bowdoin owned a 35-27 advantage in shots for the game and forced 24 turnovers in the game by Williams.

Up Next

  • Both teams will close out their regular seasons with Wednesday evening conference matches.
  • Bowdoin, who still has a shot at a home NESCAC Quarterfinal, will head to Tufts for a 7:00 p.m. match on Wednesday night.
  • Williams will look to secure a bid to the conference tournament when they face Middlebury at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.