Pioneers Beat Bulldogs on the Road 3-2
|Sacred Heart (5-11, 2-3 NEC)||3||0||3|
|Bryant (7-9, 1-4 NEC)||1||1||2|
|1st - 11:16||CHARPENTIER, Emily (Bryant)|
|1st - 19:33||KASTEN, Lindsay (Sacred Heart)|
|1st - 26:28||MELILLO, Alex (Sacred Heart)|
|1st - 33:39||KIMBOROWICZ, Nikki (Sacred Heart)|
|2nd - 53:42||BIRD, Rosie (Bryant)|
3 Players (#13, #22, #23 - 1)
A: Kim Pobutkiewicz - 2
Sh: 4 Players (#3, #13, #22, #23 - 2)
Sv: Kim Stow - 10
2 Players (#10, #77 - 1)
A: 2 Players (#6, #8 - 1)
Sh: BIRD, Rosie - 12
Sv: GULLOTTI, Jennifer - 2
|TEAM STATISTICS||Sacred Heart||Bryant|
|Shots (on goal)||8 (5)||26 (12)|
(Smithfield, RI) – The Sacred Heart Pioneers held on to beat the Bryant Bulldogs 3-2 Friday night on the road.
After Emily Charpentier opened the scoring at 11:16 for Bryant, the Pioneers reeled off three unanswered goals to close out the first half. Lindsay Kasten (Fair Haven, NJ) tied it for the Pioneers at 19:33 off a centering pass from Sarah Bergman. Alex Melillo gave SHU the lead at 26:28 on a goal off a penalty corner, set up by Nikki Kimborowicz (Biddeford, ME) and Kim Pobutkiewicz (West Long Branch, NJ). Kimborowicz made it 3-1 at 33:39, scoring off another penalty corner set up by Pobutkiewicz and Hannah Robinson (Watertown, MA).
Rosie Bird cut the SHU lead to one with a goal at 53:42, but Kim Stow (Norwalk, CT) made that lead stand up with a ten-save effort.
The Pioneers host Sienna on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 3:00 p.m. on Senior Day in SHU's last home game of the season.