Amherst 19, Bates 6
NO. 3 AMHERST DROPS BATES, 19-6
LEWISTON, Maine The Amherst College Lord Jeffs, ranked third in the nation, completed a 2-0 road trip to Maine today, defeating the host Bates College Bobcats, 19-6, in a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) matchup on Campus Ave. Field today.
Bates (7-4, 3-4 NESCAC) scored the first goal of the game less than three minutes in, but Amherst (9-1, 6-1 NESCAC) scored the next two goals . The Lord Jeffs led 6-3 at the half and never trailed agaib. Bates scored first in second half, but Amherst scored six unanswered to take a 12-4 lead less than 10 minutes into the second half and never looked back.
Amherst junior attack Abby Ouimet (Hatfield, Mass.) and sophomore midfielder Liz Martin (Baltimore, Md.) each scored a game-high seven goals. Ouimet also had a game-high five assists and 12 points. Bates sophomore attack Becky Castle (Stonington, Conn.) had two goals for the Bobcats, while sophomore midfiedler Carrie Smith (Chevy Chase, Md.) had two assists.
1 2 F Amherst (9-1, 6-1 NESCAC) 6 13 -- 19 Bates (7-4, 3-4 NESCAC) 3 3 -- 6 Goals B, Becky Castle 2, Carrie Smith, Lori Jessup, Liz Lawler, Erika Nason. A, Abby Ouimet 7, Liz Martin 7, Alison Aldrich 2, Jackie Sargent 2, Erin Beaumont. Assists B, Smith 2, Castle. A, Ouimet 5, Mary Kate Allen 2, Martin, Aldrich, Anne Jamieson. Goalies: B, Jen Strahle, 52 MIN, 18 GA, 8 SV. Lindsay Gary, 8 MIN, 1 GA, 1 SV. A, Brooke Diamond, 48 MIN, 5 GA, 5 SV. Olivia D'Ambriosio, 12 MIN, 1 GA, 4 SV.