No. 6 TCNJ edges out Montclair State
Roundup: Franklin & Marshall win to stay perfect in conference
MONTCLAIR, N.J. -- The College of New Jersey kept its unbeaten conference record en tact as the Lions picked up a big 1-0 win at Montclair State on Saturday.
The win puts the Lions at 4-0 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference and 12-2 overall, while the seventh-ranked Red Hawks suffered their first loss season, falling to 14-1 overall and 3-1 in the conference.
Lions are now in the driver's seat and control their own destiny for securing the top-seed in the upcoming NJAC Tournament.
Freshman Erin Healy accounted for the only goal of the game as she picked up her eighth of the season with 5:03 left in the game. Healy knocked in a short pass from Leigh Mitchell.
No. 2 Franklin & Marshall 3, Muhlenberg 1
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Becky Willert recorded two first-half goals and Allison McLaren added another shortly after halftime as Franklin & Marshall took down Muhlenberg 3-1 in Centennial Conference (CC) action on Saturday. The Diplomats remain perfect in conference play and move to 12-1 (7-0 CC) with the victory, while the Mules fall for the third consecutive time and are now 4-9 (2-5 CC).
Franklin & Marshall bounced back nicely in its first action since being handed its first loss of the year on Tuesday to Lynchburg. Willert started the scoring in the 10th minute by finishing a rebound off a saved shot, before making it 2-0 Franklin & Marshall in the 26th minute with another second-chance score off a loose ball near the goal. Willert, a senior forward, now has 21 goals on the year and 40 for her career, moving her into a third-place tie for the single-season goal-scoring mark and sole possession of sixth place on the all-time list.
No. 3 Bowdoin 6, Hamilton 0
BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Bowdoin received goals from five different players, and the Polar Bears didn't allow a shot in a 6-0 victory against Hamilton in a NESCAC game on Saturday.
Cathleen Smith scored twice for Bowdoin, and Ella Curren, Elizabeth Clegg, Katie Riley and Pam Herter all chipped in one goal apiece. Clegg, Katie Herter, McKenna Teague and Kassey Matoin each added an assist for the Polar Bears.
Bowdoin held a 49-0 shot advantage, and took 20 penalty corners to Hamilton's 0. Hamilton goalkeeper Victoria Trentini was credited with a season-high 31 saves.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.