Field Hockey Advances To NESCAC Championship

November 5, 2004

11/6/04 - Middlebury broke open a 1-0 game with three unanswered goals in the second half on its way to a 4-0 win over Colby in the NESCAC semifinals. The Panthers will host the title game on Sunday at noon against the winner of the Williams/Tufts game played later today.

Lauryn Nicasio opened the scoring with 18:25 left in the first half as she drove to the cage from the outside before giving the Panthers a 1-0 lead. The game remained at 1-0 until the 29:57 mark of the second half when Ashley Pullen scored with a blast from the outside. Nicasio scored her second of the game after a hard crossing pass from Emily Enos to make it a 3-0 game just 7:37 later. Lacey Farrell scored the game's final goal at 8:04 as she flipped a shot over Jamie Enos after a scramble in front of the Colby cage.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Enos ended the game with 17 saves, while Meghan McGillen made eight saves en route to her fifth shutout of the season.

Date: November 6, 2004

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Site: <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Middlebury, Vt.


TEAM  1  2  OT  F

Colby (9-7)  0  0  -  0

Middlebury (15-0)  1  3  -  4



M-1st (18:25) - Lauryn Nicasio

M-2nd (29:57) - Ashley Pullen (Allison Smith)

M-2nd (22:26) - Nicasio (Emily Enos)

M-2 nd (8:04) - Lacey Farell (Emily Read)


Meghan McGillen-M (70 min., 8 saves, 0 GA)

Jamie Enos-C (70 min., 16 saves, 4 GA)