Field hockey falls at No. 19 Trinity
Trinity College's Kelcie Finn scored two goals and assisted on another, and the nationally ranked No. 19 Bantams posted a 5-1 NESCAC win against the Hamilton College Continentals at Trinity's Sheppard Field on Saturday.
Eva Rosencrans '17 scored for Hamilton, which had won its first three games of 2015. The Continentals are 1-1 in the conference. Rosencrans, who scored three times in Tuesday's 4-2 win at SUNY Oswego, is in third place on the program's all-time list with 29 goals and moved into fourth place with 61 career points.
Hamilton's Julia Booth '19 entered the day ranked eighth in Division III in save percentage and 12th in goals against average. Booth made nine saves, including seven in the first half.
Clare Lyne notched two goals for the Bantams (1-2, 1-1 NESCAC). Olivia Tapsall had the other goal and Brenna Hobin was credited with two assists. Sophie Fitzpatrick stopped five shots.
Lyne tallied the only two goals in the first half -- the first with 14:43 left and the second with 10:20 to go on an assist from Finn. Rosencrans cut Trinity's lead in half on her fourth goal this season with 14:20 remaining.
The Bantams scored three times in the final 13 minutes. Finn started the run on an assist from Hobin and Tapsall made it 4-1 with her goal on a penalty corner. Trinity held an 11-4 advantage in corners. Finn closed out the scoring on an unassisted goal with 4:58 left. The Bantams posted a 19-6 shot advantage.
The Continentals play their second ranked opponent on the road in as many days on Sunday, Sept. 20, when they take on No. 6 Middlebury College at 1 p.m.