HENNIKER, NH – Under grey skies, the Johnson & Wales University field hockey team faced non-conference opponent New England College. Unfortunately, a barrage of goals from the Pilgrims was too much to come back from as the Wildcats fell 6-1.
Johnson & Wales: 1-5
New England College: 3-1
Brittney Tierney (NEC): 3 goals
M Vincent (NEC): 1 goal, 2 assists
Catey Crain (JWU): 1 goal
The Pilgrims got an early lead with a score in the tenth minute of the first quarter from Brittney Tierney, she would go on to score two goals. The Wildcats limited the Pilgrims to one goal in the first quarter, and one in the second quarter, leaving the score 2-0 at half. However, a plethora of shots in the third and fourth was too much for the Wildcats defense ending in a 6-1 result.
The Wildcats will host Clark University Thursday, September 19 at 5:00 p.m.