NEWTON, Mass. – The Mount Ida College field hockey team had a dominant offensive performance as they posted an 11-0 win over Bay Path on Tuesday night at Alumni Field, setting a program goal scoring single game record. The Mustangs were led by junior Sarah Hemstock (Northford, Conn.), who broke the single game scoring record.
Hemstock was able to tally an impressive five goals to break the previous mark of four, held by both herself and Lexi Minicucci (Westfield, Mass.). After this game, Hemstock inches closer to Minicucci in goals on the season with 8, along with 21 points overall. Hemstock also leads the assist category with 5 so far this year.
The Mustangs not only accumulated yet another personal milestone, but also set a program record for most goals scored in a game (11). Their previous record was 10, which was posted three times, all of which came against Daniel Webster the last three consecutive years.
With this win the Mustangs move to 4-2 on the year while Bay Path falls to 0-6 overall.
Hemstock wasn't the only one getting it done on the offensive end. Minicucci and freshman forward Taylor Young (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) were both able to snag two goals as well.
The Mustangs totaled 63 shots on the night, compared to Bay Path's one shot. Senior Goalkeeper Bethany Rogers (Plymouth, Mass.) was able to save 23 of the 34 shots on goal for the Wildcats.
The Mustangs will return to Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on Saturday at 5:00 PM as they host Saint Joseph's (Me.). Bay path will return to New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) play on Saturday as well when they take on Elms College
Founded in 1899, Mount Ida College is a small, private college in Newton, Massachusetts, providing career-focused programs built upon a strong foundation in the social sciences, humanities and the arts, all developed and implemented to prepare our approximately 1,450 students for success. The College is comprised of the School of Applied Sciences, the School of Business, the School of Design and the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, awarding associate, bachelor and master's degrees. www.mountida.edu