|Bowdoin College||Wesleyan University|
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Bowdoin field hockey team extended its shutout streak with a 4-0 win over Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon.
The top-ranked Polar Bears (4-0, 3-0 NESCAC) have not allowed a goal since September 7, stringing together three consecutive shutout wins following the season opener. The Cardinals suffered their first conference loss of the season and sit at 1-3 (0-1 NESCAC).
Kara Finnerty scored the first of her two goals 12:59 into the game off a feed by Juliana Fiore while Elizabeth Bennewitz collected her own rebound off a direct shot penalty corner and drove in the team’s second goal of the half.
Finnerty followed up with another tally for the Polar Bears two minutes later, giving Bowdoin a 3-0 lead.
Claire Edelman made eight first half stops in net for Wesleyan, before Delaney Wood stopped seven in the second.