LEICESTER, MASS. – Becker College fell to Lasell College 2-1 in non-conference women's field hockey action Wednesday afternoon at Alumni Field. The win lifts the Lasers to 4-6, while the Hawks sink to 0-9.
After a scoreless first half, Becker got on the board 6:06 into the second stanza. Sophomore Katherine DiMascio (Braintree, Mass.) ripped a shot, which was tipped by a Lasell defender, redirecting it into the back of the net. The Lasers answered back in the 49th minute when Nikita Soares (Westport, Mass.) set up Kate Fabri by the left post, tying the game at 1-1. The score remained tied until the 56th minute when Fabri tallied the game winner, sneaking a shot through the five-hole on Becker goalie Samantha-Jo Dilkes (Little Falls, N.J.).
Dilkes kept the Hawks in the game all afternoon, turning away 15 shots. Becker defenders Carolyn Steinbeier (Pembroke, Mass.) and Samantha Kelvey (Warwick, R.I.) chipped in with two defensive saves each. Lasell goalkeeper Cassie Aviles (Bellingham, Mass.) made four saves.
The Hawks will shoot for their first win of the season when they host Framingham State University on Thursday, October 4th at 4pm. The Lasers return to action on Saturday, September 29th when they travel to Castleton State at 12pm.