No. 12 Colby Shuts Down Connecticut College

NEW LONDON, Conn. -- No. 12 Colby built a 4-0 halftime advantage en route to its 8-1 victory at Connecticut College Saturday.

The Mules improved their record to 3-1 overall and are 2-1 in NESCAC play. The Camels slipped to 3-4 with an 0-3 record in conference action.

Katherine Eddy (Cheshire, Conn.) and Alex Mintz (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) both had a goal and an assist in the victory for the visitors.

Brittany Chin (Shrewsbury, Mass.) chipped in with a pair of ground balls and a caused turnover for the defense.

Michelle Burt (Woodbridge, Conn.) stopped six shots in the first stanza, while junior Claire Dickson (Darien, Conn.) turned aside eight shots in an impressive effort in relief.

Connecticut College junior Taylor Thomas (Needham, Mass.) accounted for the Camels' only score in the game.

Lindsey McDonald (Wayland, Mass.) finished with three ground balls while Hannah Donegan (Great Falls, Va.) and Heidi Halsted (Mill Valley, Calif.) both had two.

Allisa Dalpe (East Falmouth, Mass.) finished with six saves in the loss.

Dori McAuliffe (McLean, Va.) opened the scoring with 18:09 remaining in the first half when she took a pass from Mintz and one-timed it into the back of the net.

Less than a minute later, Emilie Klein (North Andover, Mass.) rifled home a free position shot to make it a 2-0 game.

Sarah Lux (Manlius, N.Y.) tacked on the third score with 16:19 to go before Mintz made it a 4-0 game when she scored with 10 second left in the half.

The visitors scored the first four goals in the second half before Thomas broke the shutout with 3:07 left.

Dickson did her part with some nice goaltending for the visitors.

Colby held a 20-to-18 advantage in shots and carried a 14-to-10 edge in ground balls.


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