Cardinals Drop NESCAC Opener to No. 1 Bowdoin, 4-0

Photo courtesy Lianne Yun '18
Photo courtesy Lianne Yun '18

THE BASICS:

Score:
 Bowdoin 4, Wesleyan 0
Records:
Wesleyan: 1-3 (0-1 NESCAC), Bowdoin: 4-0 (3-0 NESCAC)
Location: Middletown, Conn. (Smith Field)
Date: Saturday, September 17
Time: 12 p.m.
The Lead: The Wesleyan University field hockey team dropped its NESCAC opener to No. 1 Bowdoin College by a score of 4-0.

HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • Bowdoin scored all four goals in the first half.
  • The Polar Bears opened the game with a Juliana Fiore goal 12:59 into the match.
  • Elizabeth Bennewitz scored off her own rebound on a penalty corner to make the score 2-0.
  • Kara Finnerty and Kimmy Ganong rounded out the scoring in the game for the visitors.
  • Claire Edelman '17 made seven first half saves, while freshman Delaney Wood entered in the second half and made eight saves.

 UP NEXT:

  • Wesleyan will return to the field on Wednesday, September 21st as they will host Mount Holyoke for a 7 p.m. contest.
  • The Polar Bears will take the field next on Tuesday, September 20th as they will take on NESCAC foe Colby College at 7 p.m. 

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