Chargers Bolt Past Field Hockey

Amy Cooper scored a goal in a 6-1 loss to Colby-Sawyer on Saturday afternoon.

LEICESTER, Mass.- Becker College fell to Colby-Sawyer College 6-1 in non-conference women's field hockey action Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field. The win lifts the Chargers record to 3-2 while the Hawks slide to 0-5.

Becker jumped out to a 1-0 lead 15:15 into the game when Jocelyn Lebel (Grafton, Mass.) connected with Amy Cooper (Monument, Colo.) on a penalty corner.

Colby-Sawyer tied the game in the 28th minute when Hadley Woodfin (Marblehead, Mass.) broke free all alone, tipping a shot past the right leg pad of Becker goalie Alexis Barry (Manchester, N.H.).

The Chargers would go on to score five unanswered goals in the second half. Jordan Teixeira (Exeter, N.H.) opened the scoring when she found the back of the net on a two-on-one opportunity with Sierra Schuster (Hopkinton, N.H.). Colby-Sawyer extended their lead to 3-1 on a Rachel Fisher maker in the 51st minute. In the 54th minute, Bella Robinson (Daniel Island, S.C.) put back a rebound on a Julia Lanctot (Sandown, N.H.) shot to make the score 4-1. After Paige Viens (Middlebury, Vt.) made the score 5-1, Bella Robinson would net her second goal of contest to make the final 6-1.

Alexis Barry kept the Hawks in the game early on as she turned away 17 shots. Freshman goalie Abby Ladd (Colchester, Vt.) earned victory for the Chargers.

Colby-Sawyer returns to action on Wednesday, September 20th, with a road game at Wheelock College at 7:00 p.m. Becker will shoot for their first victory of the season when they host Fitchburg State on Thursday, September 21st at 4:00 p.m.