|Date and Time:||09/07/2008, 1:00PM|
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin's Lindsay McNamara tied the school record with five goals to lead the top-ranked Polar Bear field hockey team to a 6-0 win over Wheaton on Sunday afternoon. Bowdoin improves to 2-0 with their 22nd consecutive win. The Lyons drop to 2-1 overall.
After a scoreless opening 20 minutes, McNamara collected a hat trick in a three-minute span to put the Polar Bears ahead. Her fourth and fifth goals game in a 2:10 span shortly after halftime to tie the school record. The 35-year old mark was set by Margaret Burns in 1973 and tied by Sheila Carroll in 1987.
Shavonne Lord closed out the scoring with her first goal of the year with 21 minutes remaining. Bowdoin held a 36-1 advantage in shots.
Emileigh Mercer (35 minutes, one save) and Emily Neilson (35 minutes, 0 saves) split time in net for Bowdoin. Wheaton's Andrea Bagley valiantly made 18 saves in defeat.