Field Hockey Edges Colby-Sawyer, 1-0 in Regular Season Finale

Field Hockey Edges Colby-Sawyer, 1-0 in Regular Season Finale

NEW LONDON, N.H. - Senior Taylor Lovely (Newport, Maine) scored the lone goal of the game to lift Husson University to a 1-0 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) East Division road win at Colby-Sawyer on a cold and rainy Saturday afternoon. 

Husson improves to 7-6 overall and 4-1 in the NAC East to secure the second seed in the NAC East tournament. Colby-Sawyer drops to 11-5 overall and will be the third seed with a 3-2 record. The Chargers will  travel to play the Eagles in the NAC East semifinals.

In a game that was played primarily between the two 25-yard lines, Lovely's goal in the 21st minute proved to be enough to give the Eagles a victory.

Husson goalie Anne-Marie Provencal (Skowhegan, Maine) made two stops to earn the shutout. Colby-Sawyer sophomore goalie Xena Ras (Medfield, Mass.) had seven saves in the loss. 

The Eagles held advantages of 10-4 in shots and 14-6 in penalty corners.