Connecticut College Routs Eastern Connecticut

NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College cruised to a 17-3 victory against Eastern Connecticut State University in a non-conference game played on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field Wednesday.

The Camels built a 6-0 first half advantage as a part of a 9-0 run and never looked back. Sophomore Brianna Miller (Sudbury, Mass.) scored four goals to lead the Camels offensively.

Hope Barone (North Kingstown, R.I.) netted three goals and assisted on two others in a five point outburst for Connecticut College. Sophomore Maura Brazel (Boxboro, Mass.) scored twice and doled out three assists in the victory.

Junior midfielder Katelyn Driscoll (Peabody, Mass.) contributed with three goals and assisted on a fourth marker for the Camels, while adding a game-high six ground balls for the hosts. Haley Dumke (Scarsdale, N.Y.) chipped in with a goal and an assist for the Camels.

Rookie net-minder Caitlin Cataldo (Milford, Conn.) posted four saves in the opening half to earn the win. Kelsey Burke (Kingston, N.H.) made four stops in relief duty for the Camels.

Eastern Connecticut State University sophomore Daniela Marchitto (Orange, Conn.) scored twice for the visitors. Erin Conn (Moriches, N.Y.) netted her 17th goal of the season in the setback.

Sophomore net-minder Nancy Ibrahim (Lindenherst, N.Y.) made 10 saves in the loss for the Warriors.

Libby Nichols (Baltimore, Md.) opened the scoring at 25:04 of the first half. The Camels would provide the entire first half scoring, building a 6-0 halftime cushion when Brazel assisted Abby Hill (Stoneham, Mass.) for a score with 7:38 to go.

Barone score the first two goals of the second half before Driscoll capped the rally with 20:41 remaining to make it a 9-0 score.

The Camels continued to pull away for the 17-3 win. Connecticut College out-shot the visitors 39-to-13 in the win and held a 31-14 advantage in ground balls.


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