No. 1 Middlebury downs Connecticut College in NESCAC quarterfinal
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- Middlebury earned a 7-0 win against Connecticut College (7-8) in a NESCAC quarterfinal game played on Kohn Field. Top-ranked Middlebury (5-0) has now blanked its last eight opponents, not allowing a goal since a September 29th game at Wesleyan.
Middlebury took a 1-0 lead just 55 seconds into play when Lauren Greer dribbled the ball 40 yards, dodging defenders before giving her team a 1-0 lead. Anna Kenyon made it a 2-0 game at 10:58, tipping in a pass from Katherine Theiss. Less than a minute later, Greer scored with a deflected shot high into the cage. Greer struck again on a penalty corner at the 20:28 mark, scoring after a pass from Catherine Fowler.
Greer earned her fourth goal of the game 5:19 into the second half on a penalty corner. Fowler scored the game’s final two goals unassisted to give the Panthers the 7-0 victory.
Middlebury finished with a 32-4 advantage in shots, leading 14-2 in penalty corners. Madeline Brooks made three saves in goal to earn the shutout, while Becca Napolitano (10 saves) and Jeannette Hoets (five saves) each played a half for the Camels.