LEICESTER, Mass.- Junior goalie Gabrielle Gallo (Northport, N.Y.) made 17 saves as Becker College defeated Mount Ida College 1-0 in women's field hockey action Friday afternoon at Alumni Field. The victory puts the Hawks record at 1-0, while the Mustangs fall to 0-1.
Becker got the lone goal just 2:53 into the game when sophomore Brittney Bebeau (Harrisville, R.I.) buried a rebound near the left post.
The Mustangs had their opportunities score, outshooting the Hawks 24-4 in the contest. Mount Ida had a chance to tie the game with 12:32 remaining in regulation when Cregan Callahan fired a penalty stroke wide left.
Gallo earned her first collegiate shutout with her third career 17 save game. Mount Ida goalkeeper Brenna Santos (East Falmouth, Mass.) made three saves in the loss.
The Hawks return to action on Tuesday, September 2 when they travel to Simmons College at 7:00 p.m. The Mustangs will visit Nichols College on Saturday, September 6 at 11:00 a.m.