HARTFORD, Conn. – The Connecticut College field hockey team fell to No. 18 Trinity by a 4-0 decision at Sheppard Field on Wednesday evening.
Trinity (4-2, NESCAC 2-2) carried a 2-0 lead into the break and scored just 3:50 into the contest when Allison Slowe found Chandler Solimine. The Bantam senior then helped her team double its lead by connecting with Caelin Flaherty in the 21st minute to make it a two-possession game.
Connecticut College (2-6, NESCAC 0-4) came out stronger in the second half stronger and had multiple chances to slice into the deficit. Junior Sophie Pollinger (Summit, N.J.) as well as seniors Jamie Navoni (Northborough, Mass.) and Lauren Hirshom (Walpole, Mass.) all fired shots on target, but Bantham netminder Lori Berger made every save. Kendall Brown then found the back of the cage in the 51st minute and set up an insurance marker in the 68th minute, allowing the hosts to win their second NESCAC game of the year.
Berger made eight saves to pick up the victory for Trinity, which unleashed 31 shots and attempted eight penalty corners in the contest. Freshman Jackie Mountford made a career-high 18 saves in the losing effort for the Camels.
Connecticut College will next host No. 13 Williams on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. during Fall Weekend. The Camels will also recognize their five-member senior class prior to the contest.