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Trinity College 4, Connecticut College 1 Sanderson Scores 11th Career Goal on Senior Saturday for Camels

Trinity College 4, Connecticut College 1 Sanderson Scores 11th Career Goal on Senior Saturday for Camels

NEW LONDON, Conn.--Sophie Doering (Darien, Conn.) had a goal and an assist to help lead the Trinity College field hockey team to a 4-1 victory at Connecticut College Saturday. 

The Bantams improve their record to 8-5 with a 5-4 mark in NESCAC play, while the Camels fall to 3-10 with a 1-8 mark in league play.

Olivia Tapsall (Old Greenwich, Conn.) and Samantha Sandler (Madison, Conn.) supplied first half goals for the visitors. 

Connecticut College opened the scoring in the 18th minute of action. Senior Laura Sanderson (Hanover, N.H.) scored her 11th collegiate goal with the assist coming from Jillian Dahrooge (Charlton, Mass.).

Sanderson, Andrea Hoisington (Brownsville, Vt.) and Kat Barker (Dedham, Mass.) were all honored in a pre-game ceremony for the Connecticut College Class of 2014. 

But Tapsall scored the equalizer with 14:26 remaining in the half. Then, with 11:10 to play in the half, Samantha Sandler buried a penalty stroke to put the visitors on top for good with a 2-1 advantage.

Elizabeth Caporale (Glastonbury, Conn.) added an insurance goal seven minutes into the second half with Doering assisted. With 12 minutes left, Doering closed out the scoring with her second score of the season. 

Sophie Fitzpatrick (Duxbury, Mass.) stopped one shot in goal for the Bantams. Becca Napolitano (Hamden, Conn.) finished with 11 saves for the hosts.

Trinity out-shot the Camels 16-to-6 in the contest while holding a 9-to-3 edge in penalty corners.