Springfield, Mass. - October 21, 2009 -- Despite being outshot, 14-11, for the game, the No. 4-ranked Trinity College field hockey team scored all its goals in the second half to defeat Springfield College, 3-0, in a non-conference contest this evening at Amos Alonzo Stagg Field.
With the win, Trinity remains perfect on the season with its 12th straight win, while Springfield falls to 7-8 overall.
The Pride actually had the better of it in the first half, outshooting the Bantams, 6-2, and collecting six penalty corners to Trinity's one.
But Trinity started to gain the momentum in the second half, and finally broke the ice at 44:56 into the game. The first goal was scored by senior midfielder Lindsey Waddington (Granby, Conn.) with the assist going to senior midfielder Robyn Williams (Bulawayo, Zimbabwe).
The second goal was scored by freshman midfielder Hadley Duncan (Rye, N.Y.), with the assist provided by Waddington. That goal was scored with 17:21 left in the contest.
The game's final tally was scored by junior forward Christy Bradley (Wellesley, Mass.), with freshman forward Alanna Capasso (Weston, Mass.) being credited with the assist. That goal came with 12:02 remaining.
Sophomore Gina Dinallo (West Hartford, Conn.) registered eight saves and the shutout for Trinity. For Springfield, freshman Anna Calano (Columbia, Conn.) had five saves, four in the second half.
Springfield will now gear up for a crucial New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest on Saturday afternoon when it hosts WPI at 1:00 pm.