NASHUA, N.H. – The Thomas College field hockey team defeated Rivier University 6-0 in a non-conference game on Sunday afternoon. Abigail Dunn recorded two goals and two assists in the win.
The Terriers netted a trio of goals within five minutes of each other in the first half to take a 3-0 lead into halftime. The first Thomas goal came 23 minutes into the half when Sophany Srey assisted on a goal by Gabby Martell. Dunn scored two consecutive goals within the next five minutes to push the lead to 3-0. Emily Leighton recorded the assist on Dunn's second goal.
The Red and Black struck again early in the second half when Taylor Bergeron scored on an assist by Dunn. Dunn later assisted on a goal by Erica Blake with less than four minutes remaining in the game. Martell added her second goal in the final minute of the game on an assist by Allyson Clary.
The Raiders were unable to produce a shot on goal or corner opportunity in the contest. Brittany Fox started in net for the Terriers and earned the win. She was relieved in goal by Jessica Russell in the second half. Raiders' goalie Stevie Charest made 19 saves for Rivier in the loss.
The Terriers will be back in action on Saturday, October 3 when they host North Atlantic Conference rival Colby-Sawyer at 1:00 pm at Bernatchez Field.