Bears Sink Anchorwomen for First Home Win in Two Years

Abigail Bradord
Abigail Bradord

NEW LONDON, Conn. - Coast Guard had seven different goal scorers on their way to a 12-1 victory over Rhode Island College Sunday afternoon at Cadet Memorial Field.

With the win the Bears improve to 2-4 on the season while the Anchorwomen fall to 0-4. This is the first home win for Coast Guard in exactly two years since they topped Mass. Maritime 16-6 on March 19, 2015. 

Freshman Abigail Bradford had a game high five points with two goals and three assists. Her five points is tied for the third highest in a single game with Ruby Surgent who racked up five points against Mass. Maritime in March of 2015. 

Junior Daria McKenna also tied a school record with three assists in the game matching the top mark set by three different players. 

Junior Cecelia Hosley, sophomores Carter Sanderson and Anna McGoldrick and freshman MegMarie Stanchi each had two goals for the Bears

The lone goal scorer for the Anchorwomen was senior Jessica Trautman. 

Coast Guard shut Rhode Islance College out in the first half running out to a 9-0 lead. Stanchi, McGoldrick and Hosley each had their two goals in the first period.

Trautman scored Rhode Island College's lone goal at the 22:49 mark of the second half before the Bears scored their final three goals of the game to wrap up the 12-1 win.

Senior Hannah Delguercio (2-4) made six saves on 12 shots allowing a single goal. This is the fewest goals allowed to an opponent by any team in program history. Delguercio is third in the NEWMAC with 50 saves on the season.

Sophomore Julia Eaton (0-4) made 14 saves on 33 shots allowing 12 goals. 

The Bears defense also had a strong game causing nine turnovers and only allowing the Anchorwomen to complete 8-21 clears.

Coast Guard is back in action on Wednesday, when they travel to Cambridge, Massachusetts for the first NEWMAC game of the season against MIT. Opening draw is 7:00.