Hannah Jackson '09 and Heather Lindgren '11 Post Three-Point Games in Win Over Salve Regina
Breaking an early 1-1 tie with her first goal of the year, Emily Avener '09 (#10, photo insert upper right courtesy of SteveMcLaughlinPhotography.com) got credit for the game-winning goal in a 6-1 victory over Salve Regina Tues., Jan. 8. Hannah Jackson '09 (#8, main photo courtesy of SteveMcLaughlinPhotography.com) was the offensive catalyst with a three-point game on two goals and an assist. She took the initial shot that Julia Kazmers '08 knocked in on the rebound just :31 into the game, then scored on an individual rush with a backhander for the only score of the second stanza, and added Wesleyan final tally on a two-man advantage with only 1:12 remaining. Heather Lindgren '11 also enjoyed a three-point night with three assists to three different players. Netminder Rachel Stemerman '09 had her usual solid outing with 40 saves while shutting Salve out for the final 55 minutes of the game. Wesleyan got back to league play Fri., Jan 11 at home vs. seventh-ranked Amherst. The Lord Jeffs enjoyed a 46-8 edge in shots and came away as 6-0 victors. Goalie Rachel Stemerman posted a 40-save game. The NESCAC weekend continued Sat., Jan. 12 as Conn. College came to town. Wesleyan scored first as Sena Ito '11 posted her team-leading fourth goal of the season at 4:39 of the second period. Conn. tied it about four minutes later, then struck for a pair of goals just 1:43 apart to take a 3-1 lead after two periods. Two more goals in the final 5:30 of the contest made it a 5-1 triumph for the Camels. Stemerman was busy once again, making 30 saves on the afternoon. Next up for the squad is a non-league home game with Plymouth St. Tues., Jan. 15.