Cards Score Last Five Goals in Breaking 6-6 Tie with Wheaton to Pick up Sixth Win of the Year
Elise Kaye '10 (#15, main photo) scored the game's opening goal as well as its final tally while Cortney Tetrault '07 (#10, photo insert upper left) picked up a hat trick including the game-winner on a free-position shot, as Wesleyan went on for an 11-6 victory over Wheaton in Middletown Thurs., April 12. Wesleyan, ranked 13th nationally this week, will take its 6-3 overall record, 3-2 in the NESCAC, into a NESCAC meeting with Colby, ranked 19th nationally, Sat., April 14. The game will be webcast and details for watching are on the athletics home page under Webcasts. Though Wesleyan never trailed in the contest, Wheaton came back to tie on several occasions, the last with 21:32 remaining in the game to make it 6-6. But from that point it was all Wesleyan as Tetrault started a five-goal streak with her free-position shot from the left side over the Wheaton goalie's right shoulder with 19:49 to go. The five goals came in a span of 10:06, making it an 11-6 final. Tetrault, who leads the squad with 33 points on 13 goals and 20 assists, made it a five-point game with three goals and two assists. Kaye added an assist to her two goals while both Lauren Ogden '07 and Jen Bianculli '07 also scored a pair of goals. In goal, Rachel Stemerman '09 need to make only six saves as the Cardinals enjoyed a 38-16 advantage in total shots.