Bodkin Helps BW Run by Olivet, Keep Winning Streak Alive

OLIVET, Mich. Senior attack Colleen Bodkin (East Aurora, N.Y.) scored a career-high five goals and added three assists as Baldwin Wallace won its school-record seven straight game with an 18-2 defeat of Olivet at the Cutler Athletic Complex.

During the seven game-winning streak, the Yellow Jackets (8-2) have outscored their opponents 121-48; including 57-10 over the last three games.

In addition to Bodkin for BW, freshmen midfielders Maddie Russell (Lakewood/Rocky River) and Katie Kocher (Rocky River) each tallied two goals and two assists while junior attack Nikki Bowman (Ashland/Hillsdale) recorded two goals and an assist. Sophomore attack Alicia Dawson (Wooster) contributed four goals while three other Yellow Jackets recorded a goal and an assist and two other tallied a goal each.

Olivet (0-6) got a goal each from Taylor Guarnaccia and Mackenzie Inman.

BW scored 12 unanswered goals in the first half and held the Comets to just three shots on-goal. The Yellow Jackets led by Bodkin with a hat-trick and Maddie Russell and Dawson with two goals each in the opening half.

After a goal by Kocher to open the second half, Olivet scored its first goal of the game when Guarnaccia tallied the unassisted score at the 21:50 mark. BW scored five more goals in the second half with the last coming by Bowman with 1:23 remaining. The Comets got their only other score when Inman scored unassisted at 16:20.

In goal, senior Bridget Walsh (Elyria/ Elyria Catholic) played 30 minutes in the first half and did not allow a goal for the second straight game with three saves as she improved to 8-2 overall. Freshman Gabrielle Nondorf (Indianapolis, Ind. /Bishop Chatard) played 30 minutes in the second half and allowed two goals with three saves.

The Yellow Jackets are back in action this week a pair of home games. BW first hosts Hiram College in a non-conference game on Wednesday, April 2 on Tressel Field at 7:30 p.m. The Yellow Jackets end the week when it hosts the College of Wooster in a non-conference game on the Tressel Field at 7:30 p.m.


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