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Contact: William Sodoma
Date: September 27, 2009
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Colby College senior captain Meghan Saccone (Andover, Mass.) had a goal, an assist, and did the job helping to lead the defense to a shutout in a 2-0 victory over New England College in non-conference field hockey play Sunday at Bill Alfond Field.
With the field wet because of a consistent rainfall, Colby (4-2) got on the scoreboard quickly when Ashley Wagner (Sudbury, Mass.) tallied just 30 seconds into the game off a pass from Saccone.
The Mules made it 2-0 off a penalty corner when Saccone scored at 17:45 off an assist from Sarah Falkof (Wilmette, Ill.).
Liz Fontaine (Wilbraham, Mass.) had four stops for the shutout, while Mary Roux (Auburn, Mass.) stopped seven shots for NEC (5-3).
Colby will play at Middlebury this Saturday at 11 a.m.
Colby 2, New England College 0
1. 0:30 COLFH09 Ashley Wagner (Meghan Saccone)
2. 17:45 COLFH09 Meghan Saccone (Sarah Falkof) - Penalty corner
Shots: New England College 8, Colby 20. Saves: New England College 7 (Mary Roux 7), Colby 4 (Liz Fontaine 4)