CLINTON, N.Y. --- Despite 12 saves from Colby College goalkeeper Emily Brook, Hamilton College received goals from Alex Rimmer and Charlotte Cosgrove in a 2-0 win over the Mules on Sunday.
Colby falls to 7-5 overall and 3-5 in the NESCAC heading into Saturday's 1:30 p.m. home game with Williams College. Hamilton moves to 8-3-1 overall and 5-3-1 in the conference.
Hamilton opened the scoring with 1:15 remaining in the first half on Lauren Brady’s corner kick. She sent the kick from the right side into the box to Rimmer, who headed the ball into the back of the net.
The Continentals earned the corner kick after two shots inside the box by Emi Birch. Brook saved both and sent the second shot over the end line. Hamilton led 1-0 at the break.
Cosgrove extended the lead to 2-0 in the 52nd minute. Hannah Withiam controlled the ball inside the box and fed Cosgrove in the middle. Cosgrove took one dribble and fired a shot by Brook.
The Continentals enjoyed a 21-12 shot advantage, while Colby held a 5-4 edge in corner kicks.
Hamilton 2, Colby 0
Colby............... 0 0 - 0
Hamilton College.... 1 1 - 2
1. 43:45 HAM Alex Rimmer (6) (Lauren Brady)
2. 51:14 HAM Charlotte Cosgrove (1) (Hannah Withiam)
Shots: Colby 12, Hamilton College 21; Saves: Colby 12 (Emily Brook 12), Hamilton College 4 (Liza Gergenti 4)