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Field hockey blanks Husson for second time this season

BANGOR, Maine -- Georgia Cassidy (Darien, Conn./Psychology) played a part in four goals and Riley Whitmyer (Bentleyville, Ohio/Psychology made 13 saves for the shutout in Colby College's 7-0 victory over Husson University in non-conference field hockey Tuesday night.

The Mules are 5-4 overall, while the Eagles drop to 1-7.
Game highlights
* Eliza Mell (Far Hills, N.J./Psychology) scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal just 1:58 into the contest on the NESCAC-leading eighth assist of the season for Cassidy.
* The Eagles battled and kept the game at 1-0 until Cassidy scored at 20:47 to give the Mules a 2-0 halftime margin.
* Cassidy scored the all-important third goal just 5:08 into the second half to give the Mules some breathing room.
* Maddie Schoeni (Ann Arbor, Mich./Education and Psychology) scored her first collegiate goal at 45:00 for a 4-0 margin. Emily Hogan (Waterville, Maine/Psychology) tallied at 53:27 from Ally Corbett (Oakland, Maine/undecided), while Cassidy scored her third of the game from Myri Skodock (Mechlenburg-Pommerania, Germany/Psychology) about three minutes later. Merrill Read (pictured, Milwaukee, Wis./Geology) closed out the scoring at 67:14.
By the numbers
* Whitmyer raised her save percentage to .805, good for third in the NESCAC. She stopped six shots in the opening 35 minutes and seven in the final half.
* Husson goalkeeper Andrea Shaggy made 17 stops.
* The Mules took a 6-0 win over the Eagles in the season opener for Colby.
Next up
* Colby plays host to Wesleyan University on Saturday at noon as part of Family Homecoming Weekend.
Box score
Field hockey tops Camels, 2-1
September 23, 2018 Field hockey tops Camels, 2-1