WORCESTER, Mass. — No. 8 Bentley led 7-1 at halftime and 11-3 after 50 minutes on its way to a fourth consecutive win and fifth in six games with a 13-8 victory against Assumption on Saturday in Northeast-10 play. Ally Dorman made a career-high 21 saves.
Assumption scored the first goal of the game from Lindsay Hagerman 6:27 into the contest, but Bentley took control from there. The Falcons scored seven consecutive goals throughout the rest of the first half and nine unanswered overall into the second half to lead 9-1.
Megan Wiggins had a dominant first half with four goals to help give Bentley its big lead at the break. Taylor Bastien had three assists in the opening 30 minutes.
The first 10-plus minutes of the second half were scoreless, until Cori Geiger broke the stalemate at the 19:38 mark to give Bentley an 8-1 lead. Alex Carney added another less than a minute later.
The Greyhounds netted two in a row to cut the deficit to 9-3 with 17:04 remaining, but Geiger and Carolyn Kynoch restored the lead to eight with consecutive goals. Assumption scored five of the game’s last seven goals during the final 8:22.