SPRINGFIELD, MA - Allison Jackson scored two goals early in the second half as Western New England broke open a close contest with a 5-0 victory over visiting Nichols in a Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) field hockey game Friday evening (Oct. 2).
The Golden Bears, who broke a two-game road skid, led 1-0 lead at halftime when Lauren Palmateer scored just 3:20 into the game with an assist from Brittany DeLima.
Jackson then netted both her goals in a 2:56 span to open up a 3-0 advantage at the 45:10 mark. Michelle Carlson had the assists on both scores.
Emily Antinozzi (from DeLima) scored at 56:40 and Samantha Krumpholz tallied the final goal (from Katherine Ferrari) at 67:18.
Grace Trupe made the save on the only shot she faced during the game.
Katherine Cotton made three saves and allowed three goals in 50 minutes, 27 seconds for the Bison.
Western New England is now 5-4 overall and 2-3 in the CCC. Nichols has a 1-8 mark and 0-5 conference showing.
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November 5, 2015 Kevin Strobel & Grace Trupe Pick Up ECAC Weekly Honors
November 4, 2015 Brittany DeLima, Allison Jackson Earn All-CCC Field Hockey Accolades
November 2, 2015 Grace Trupe Earns CCC Defensive Player of the Week Honors
October 30, 2015 Field Hockey Shuts Out Roger Williams 3-0 in 2015 Finale
October 28, 2015 Endicott Rallies Past Field Hockey, 2-1
October 24, 2015 Big Second Half Sends Salve Regina to 5-0 Win Over Field Hockey
October 22, 2015 Mount Holyoke Tops Field Hockey, 5-1
October 20, 2015 Field Hockey Rides Fast Start to 5-0 Victory at Nichols
October 14, 2015 Brittany DeLima Lifts Field Hockey to 2-0 Victory at Gordon
September 15, 2015 Allison Jackson Earns Offensive Player of the Week Award in CCC Field Hockey