Balanced Scoring, Stingy Defense and Three Wells Assists Lead Spartans over Colby-Sawyer

Balanced Scoring, Stingy Defense and Three Wells Assists Lead Spartans over Colby-Sawyer

NEW LONDON, N.H. – The Castleton University field hockey team defeated former conference foe, Colby-Sawyer, on the road on Wednesday. 

Senior Sarah Wells assisted on all three Spartan goals, her first assists of the year. She now leads Castleton in the category.   

With the win, the Spartans improve to 4-2 while the Chargers drop to 4-3. The Spartans return to Little East Conference (LEC) play on Saturday when they travel to Eastern Connecticut State at noon.

Junior Olivia Trevisani scored her first goal of the season in the 20th minute from a feed by Wells to put the Castleton in front.

The Chargers found the equalizer less than two minutes later when Marissa Nance scored on a pass from Sierra Schuster.

Wells got her second assist of the afternoon at the 25:59 mark on a feed to Loretta Blakeney who deposited her second goal of the season, which turned out to be the game-winning goal.

Gabriella Hunt gave the Spartans insurance 15 minutes into the second half, assisted again by Wells. The Castleton defense limited the Chargers to just six shots, two on goal, as Tashia Pashby-Rockwood was forced to make just one save all afternoon to earn her fourth win of the season.

Charger goalkeeper, Abby Ladd made seven saves as her record drops to 4-3 on the season.

Sophomore Allison Lowell led all players with six shots including four shots on goal.