|Date and Time:||10/08/2008, 5:00PM|
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The top-ranked Bowdoin College field hockey team won their 30th consecutive game in a 3-0 decision over the University of Maine-Farmington on Wednesday evening. The Polar Bears move to 10-0 this season while the Beavers drop to 6-5 overall.
A pair of first-half goals put Bowdoin ahead, as Kristen Veiga rapped home a back-door feed from Julia King just 2:41 into the contest. Ten minutes later, King slapped a shot from the top of the circle that Lindsay McNamara redirected for her 19th goal of the season and a 2-0 advantage at the break. First-year Ella Curren collected her first career tally in the second half, backhanding a low shot that darted between defenders to close out the scoring at 55:02.
Emileigh Mercer posted a shutout and stopped the only shot she faced in the victory. Kaeleigh Barker kept Farmington within shouting distance, making several acrobatic stops and finishing with 14 saves.