|Castleton University||Thomas College|
WATERVILLE, Maine – The Thomas College field hockey team shut out Castleton University, 4-0, to earn the final spot in the North Atlantic Conference Tournament.
In the victory, the Terriers move on to postseason with a 4-11 (2-3 NAC) record while the Spartans finish at 6-12 (2-3 NAC). Senior Gabby Martell tallied two goals in the victory.
The Terriers got the scoring started in the 8th minute as Kelci Faulkingham settled a pass off a corner at the top of the circle. Fauklingham sent a hard pass to an open Martell on the left post and she slammed in a goal for a 1-0 lead.
Later on in the 31st minute, Tiffany Weeks received a corner pass from Lindsay Morong. Weeks lifted the ball up and over the Spartans defense and into the goal for a 2-0 lead at the half.
Seven minutes into the second half, Martell slammed in a ball that deflected off the Spartan keeper for her second of the game. In the 54th minute Morong picked up a loose ball and chipped in a goal to finish the scoring at 4-0.
Senior Abbie Charrier earned the shutout victory in goal for the Terriers after stopping ten shots while Meeghan Doris made three saves in the loss for the Spartans.