Field hockey falls to second-ranked Tufts

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: October 9, 2010
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Liz Fontaine

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Colby College goaltender Liz Fontaine (Wilbraham, Mass.) made 15 saves, but Tamara Brown (Annandale, Va.) powered second-ranked Tufts University with one goal and three assists in a 5-0 victory over the Mules in NESCAC play at Bill Alfond Field on Saturday.

Tufts is 8-0 overall and 5-0 in conference play, while the Mules fall to 4-5 overall and 0-5 in the league.

Brown, the leading scorer in the NESCAC, has 14 goals and five assists on the season. She assisted on two goals by Melissa Burke (Walpole, Mass.) and another by Missy Karp (Berwyn, Pa.). Sarah Cannon (Atkinson, N.H.) added the final goal for the Jumbos.

Colby will play host to sixth-ranked Bowdoin College on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Tufts 5, Colby 0

Tufts      3#2---5

Colby     0#0---0

1st half

T: Melissa Burke (Tamara Brown), 3:31

T: Tamara Brown, 21:14

T: Melissa Burke (Tamara Brown), 25:48

2nd half

T: Melissa Karp (Tamara Brown), 47:53

T: Sarah Cannon, 59:38

                Shots: 32, Colby 6. Penalty corners: Tufts 16, Colby 3. Goalies: Marianna Zak (Tufts, 70:00, 0 GA, 5 saves); Liz Fontaine (Colby, 70:00, 5 GA, 15 saves).

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