Women's Lacrosse Scores First Ten Goals in Blowout of Endicott

Allison Williams scored a hat trick Wednesday as Bowdoin cruised past Endicott
Allison Williams scored a hat trick Wednesday as Bowdoin cruised past Endicott

BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team scored the first ten goals of the game en route to a 14-5 non-conference win over Endicott at Ryan Field on Wednesday night.

Fighting bitterly cold conditions and gale-force winds, the 15th-ranked Polar Bears improve to 4-1 while the Gulls fall to 3-3.

Game Highlights

  • Bowdoin hit the throttle and didn't let up in the first half, pushing the game to the ten-goal mark with 7:30 left in the opening half.
  • The Polar Bears got three goals in the run from Allison Williams while Hannah Hirschfeld and Kelsey Gallagher each scored twice.
  • Meghan Dutchyshyn stopped the bleeding for Endicott, getting the goals on the board at 4:09 before Jennifer Lacroix made it 10-2 at the 2:10 mark.
  • Bowdoin's Kara Finnerty scored her second goal of the opening half to make it 11-2 at the break.
  • The Polar Bears put the game into running time early in the second half, pushing the lead to as many as a 11 before Endicott scored the final two goals of the game to trim the final margin to nine.

By The Numbers

  • Bowdoin out-shot Endicott 28-10 for the game and forced the Gulls into 22 turnovers.
  • Williams and Hirschfeld finished with three goals each for Bowdoin while Finnerty and Gallagher had two goals and an assist apiece.
  • Endicott was led by three goals and an assist from Meghan Lennon.
  • Defensively, Maura Grady (five saves) played the first half in goal for Endicott before giving way to Bella Rino (six saves) in the second period. Ali Campbell had a team-best four ground balls.
  • Bowdoin's Kayli Weiss made two saves in the opening half of play before Erin Morrissey (two saves) entered for the second half. Gallagher had a team-high four ground balls while Grace DeWald had three.
  • Anisa LaRochelle had two caused turnovers for Bowdoin while Finnerty led all players with four draw controls.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin has a quick turnaround and will host NESCAC foe Williams at Ryan Field on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m.
  • Endicott returns to action at home on Saturday against Roger Williams at noon.