Field hockey falls 2-1 to Williams

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: October 19, 2008

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Meera Sivalingam (Philadelphia, Pa.) scored with 17:58 left in the game and Williams College was able to hang on for a 2-1 win against Colby College in New England Small College Athletic Conference field hockey Sunday at Bill Alfond Field.

Anne de Saint Phalle (Bronxville, N.Y.) had the assist on the goal and tallied at 19:40 of the first half to give Williams (6-5, 3-3 NESCAC) a 1-0 lead.

Mary Clare Snediker (New Canaan, Conn.), Colby’s three-time All-NESCAC selection, got her first goal of the season off an assist from Meryl Poulin (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) with 12:45 to intermission. Snediker had a knee injury during lacrosse season last spring and finally played her first two games of the season this weekend.

Katrina Tulla (New Canaan, Conn.) stopped five shots in the cage for Williams, while Liz Fontaine (Wilbraham, Mass.) also had five saves for the Mules (5-7, 2-5).

Williams 2, Colby 1

Williams               1#1---2

Colby                     1#0---1

1st half

W: Anne de Saint Phalle (Meighan McGowan), 19:40

C: Mary Clare Snediker (Meryl Poulin), 22:15

2nd half

W: Meera Sivalingam (Anne de Saint Phalle), 52:02

                Shots: Williams 10, Colby 9. Penalty corners: Williams 8, Colby 13. Goalies: Katrina Tulla (Williams, 70:00, 1 GA, 5 saves); Liz Fontaine (Colby, 70:00, 2 GA, 5 saves).

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