Wolters stops 11 shots in victory for the Lyons in win No. 300 for the field hockey program (on record)
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College field hockey team received goals from five different scorers to produce a 5-1 non-conference victory over Anna Maria College on Tuesday night at Nordin Field.
Anna Maria senior forward Nichole Lowe (Saugus, Mass./Saugus) scored the AMCATS lone goal at 26:47 on a beautiful feed by junior Kayla Lapierre (Worcester, Mass./South) from across the right side of the circle to cut the deficit in half at 2-1.
Before Wheaton's three-goal outburst in the second half, Lyons' senior goalkeeper Madison Wolters (Marstons Mills, Mass./Barnstable) was the difference for the hosts as she stopped 11 shots including nine in the second stanza. Anna Maria goalkeeper Mary Kate Breen (Londonderry, N.H./Londonderry) made nine saves in the loss.
The AMCATS held a 22-18 differential in shots, while Wheaton fashioned a 9-6 margin in penalty corners. Anna Maria junior midfielder Kylie Dalbec (Portland, Maine/Portland) led all student-athletes with 12 shots (eight on goal).
Wheaton (2-1) travels to Regis College on Friday for a non-conference matchup at 4 p.m. Anna Maria (1-1) hosts Eastern Connecticut State on Thursday at 4 p.m. The Lyons are now 4-0 in the all-time series against the AMCATS which dates back to 2011.