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Mustangs Collect First Win of 2015 Campaign

Mustangs Collect First Win of 2015 Campaign

Nashua, NH – The Mount Ida College women's field hockey team collected their first win of the 2015 season after defeating Daniel Webster by a final score of 10-0 on Thursday afternoon. With the win, Mount Ida improves to 1-3 (0-0 GNAC) while Daniel Webster drops to 0-1 on the young season.

Sarah Hemstock (Northford, Conn.) and Lexi Miniccuci (Westfield, Mass.) each recorded natural hat tricks for the Mustangs while Hayley Napier (Fairhaven, Mass.) recorded two goals in the non-conference contest. Hemstock recorded four goals while also notching three assists while Minicucci also recorded an assist. Emily Salls (Springvale, Me.), Cregan Callahan (Diamond Point, N.Y.), and Kerra Denny (Oakland, R.I.) all recorded an assist in the matchup.

The Mustangs led the Eagles 5-0 at the half and finished the contest with a 38-2 shots on goal advantage, while outshooting the hosts 49-5. The green and white earned 22 penalty corners to the Eagles two in 70 minutes of play on a rain soaked field.

Minicucci opened the second half with her second goal of the game at the 36:22 mark before freshman Alexa Francis (Rochester, Mass.) recorded her first career collegiate goal off Hemstock's third assist of the afternoon. Hemstock, Napier, and Minicucci rounded out the second half scoring while increasing the Mustang lead to 10-0 at the 56:00 mark.

Michelle Davis (McKinney, Tex.) posted 28 saves for DWC with 14 in each half while Emily McConnell (Lowell, Mass.) made one save for the Mustangs.

The Eagles return to action on Monday as they host in state rival Rivier University at 4:00 p.m.

Mount Ida returns to the confines of Alumni Field on Saturday night when they host Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) foe Saint Joseph's of Maine at 6:30 p.m.