Connecticut College 4, Trinity College 0 Montalvo Posts Ninth Shutout of Season with 14 Save Effort for Camels

Connecticut College 4, Trinity College 0 Montalvo Posts Ninth Shutout of Season with 14 Save Effort for Camels

Hartford, Conn. --(Trinity College) Sophomore Bryanna Montalvo (Rocky Hill, Conn.) made 14 saves and four different Camels scored goals, as visiting Connecticut College blanked the Trinity College Bantams, 4-0, in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women's soccer action this afternoon. 

Trinity, playing in its final home game of the season, falls to 7-6-1 overall and 3-5-1 in the NESCAC, while the Camels, ranked No. 6 in New England, improves to 12-2 overall and 7-2 in the league with their second victory in a row.

Camel senior co-captain midfielder Astrid Kempainen started the the scoring in the 13th minute on a penalty kick, and rookie Caroline Kelleher gave the visitors a 2-0 lead on an unassisted tally in the 35th minute.  Trinity had a 10-9 advantage shooting at halftime, including two on goal apiece by sophomores Laura Nee (Duxbury, Mass.) and Sheena Landy (Durham, Conn.), but Montalvo's eight saves before the break kept Trinity off the board. 

Freshman forward Michelle Medina added a third Connecticut College marker just 2:31 into the second stanza, and Camel junior Chelsea Preston rounded out the scoring in the 83rd minute. 

Trinity junior goalkeeper Monica DiFiori (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) finished with seven saves, while Nee and sophomore midfielder Kendra Lena (Madison, Conn.) totaled four shots apiece for the Bantams.

The Camels will close out their regular season Tuesday when they visit Wesleyan University for a 3:00 p.m. game in Middletown.

Connecticut College has clinched home field for the first round of the 2014 NESCAC Championship and will play their quarterfinal game Saturday, November 1 in New London.