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Field Hockey’s season record falls to 4-11

Bradley Robidoux Contributor

Senior day for the  field hockey team was bittersweet as the team fell to Southern New Hampshire University in overtime 2-1.  

“Unfortunately, we had a lot of chances and we couldn’t finish,” said  Trinidad Rodriguez Ricchituti, a sophomore. “But we are growing and it is showing on the field so we should keep pushing this way and we will improve.” 

Rodriguez Ricchituti scored the only goal for the Owls in Saturday’s contest with the score coming in the third quarter to give the team momentum after a scoreless first half. 

The Owls’ defense was stout, despite letting in one goal in regulation and one in overtime, totaling 16 saves.  Goalie Kaitlyn Parent, a freshman, had five of those 16 saves.  

With the game tied 1-1 at the end of regulation, the Owls went into overtime for the second time this season.  

Despite a valiant display of defense by the Owls in overtime, a lucky shot from Southern New Hampshire University  which ended the game for the Owls. 

One of the four seniors who were celebrated during Senior Day, Kaitlyn Bourque, has played for the team since she was a freshman. 

“It’s crazy to think about the four years I’ve been on this team and where we started and where we came from,” said Bourque. “The togetherness and the culture we’ve created really makes us stand out from any other program.” 

When asked about the remaining games on the schedule for the team Bourque said, “Coming off Senior day just finishing as a team and having fun with it at this point.”  

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