Nashua, N.H. – The Thomas College field hockey team used a pair of goals by first year Alei Collier to defeat host Rivier College 7-1 in a North Atlantic Conference match-up. With the win the Terriers improve to 6-11 (4-5 NAC) while the hosting Raiders fall to 6-11 (1-8 NAC).
The Terriers got on the board first when senior Brittany Moore netted an unassisted tally inside the 4 minute mark. The lead would be extended to 2-0 as Collier capitalized on a pass from junior Bre Girard. Girard pushed the Terriers lead to 3-0 just two minutes later when she score her first career goal off of an assist from first year Alyssa Eugley.
The Terriers held a 5-0 lead at halftime.
Rivier got on the board in the second half when Molly Thagouras hit the net off a penalty stroke, making it a 5-1 game.
The Terriers continued to pour it on as sophomore Callie Joseph put the Terriers up 6-1 when she scored off of a Girard assist. Collier finished off the scoring with her second goal in the final 16 minutes wrapping up a 7-1 win for the Terriers.
The Terriers will wait for the NAC to announce who they will face in the conference tournament.