Montclair State puts up seven on Bowdoin to move to round of 16
MONTCLAIR, N.J. -- Montclair State scored a pair of first-half goals and pulled away in the second half for a 7-0 win against Bowdoin in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament on Sunday afternoon.
Montclair State remains unbeaten at 20-0-1 this season. The Polar Bears finish their season with record of 12-4-1.
In a game played in a dense fog, Montclair wasted little time getting on the scoreboard as Kaila Fasano scored with a header over Bowdoin's Bridget McCarthy from eight yards out just 6:18 into the contest. The Red Hawks increased their lead as Martina Landeka one-timed a crossing pass with six minutes remaining in the half.
Less than a minute into the second frame, Montclair padded its lead as Fasano deposited her second of the game. The Red Hawks went up 4-0 as Jennie Hornstra collected a rebound and deposited in the Bowdoin net. Melanie Grego, Stefanie Gomes and Kenal Bernardini rounded out the Red Hawks offensive output during the final 25 minutes of play.
Montclair outshot the Polar Bears 27-5 with McCarthy stopping six shots for Bowdoin during 80 minutes of play. Casey Krause came in for the remaining 10 minutes for the Polar Bears. Gina Policastro saved three shots in net for Montclair, giving way to Meghan Calcaterra who played the final seven minutes for the Red Hawks.