Erskine's goals help field hockey beat Husson

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: September 15, 2010
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Courtney Erskine

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Courtney Erskine (Turner, Maine) had a pair of goals as the Colby College field hockey team scored two goals in each half on the way to a 4-1 win against Husson University in non-conference play Wednesday night at Bill Alfond Field.

The Mules move to 1-1 overall heading into Saturday's 11 a.m. home game with Wesleyan University. Husson falls to 1-2 and will play host to University of Maine at Farmington on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Heather Quadir (Medfield, Mass.) scored 6:15 into the opening half off a pass from Meryl Poulin (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) to put the Mules ahead for good. Erskine tallied unassisted with 5:50 to play in the first half for a 2-0 lead at the break.

Colby went up 3-0 when Erskine knocked in her second goal of the game off a feed from Quadir just 5:34 into the second half. Charlotte Deavers (Huntington Bay, N.Y.), a first-year forward, scored her first collegiate goal with 10:39 left in the contest.

Husson stopped the shutout when Helen Berry (Belfast, Maine) scored with 3:41 to play.

Liz Fontaine (Wilbraham, Mass.) stopped four shots for Colby, while Kristen Capen (Leeds, Maine) made 10 saves.

Colby 4, Husson 1

Husson                0#1---1

Colby                    2#2---4

               Goals-Assists: Husson: Helen Berry 1-0. Colby: Courtney Erskine 2-0, , Heather Quadir 1-1, Charlotte Deavers 1-0, Meryl Poulin 0-1.

               Shots: Husson 11, Colby 30. Penalty corners: Husson 7, Colby 7. Goalies: Kristen Capen (Husson, 70:00, 4 GA, 10 saves); Liz Fontaine (Colby, 70:00, 1 GA, 4 saves).

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