SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Freshman Courtney Bastian (West Winfield, N.Y.) and junior Valencia Chavez (Lakeside, Calif.) each scored their first collegiate goals as the Wells College field hockey team posted a 2-0 blanking of the Wildcats of Bay Path College Saturday morning. With the victory, the Express even their overall record at 1-1 while the Wildcats fall to 0-1 after their season opener.
Bastian struck first for the Express at 4:59 of the first half, forcing home a Shelby Moszkowicz (Rochester, N.Y.) feed to lift Wells College to the early 1-0 lead. Chavez added an unassisted tally at the 62nd minute for additional insurance. On the day, the Express out-shot their opponent 30-to-1, with Katherine Chabot firing the only shot for the Wildcats.
Freshman netminder Kylie Nishioka (Encinitas, Calif.) earned her first collegiate victory and shutout as the Wildcats did not place a shot on goal in the contest. For Bay Path, Stephanie Belsen made 22 saves on 24 shots in 70:00, drawing the loss.
The Express return to action Monday, Sept. 3 as they travel to Houghton College for a 4:00 p.m. tilt. Stay up to date with the latest news directly from the Wells College athletic department by "liking" us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/WellsExpress) and subscribing to our Twitter account (http://www.twitter.com/WellsExpress).
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