New Hampshire field hockey defeated by Vermont, 4-0

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The University of Vermont field hockey team, led by a goal and two assists from Danielle Collins, scored a pair of goals in both halves to defeat the University of New Hampshire, 4-0, Friday afternoon in America East action at Moulton Winder Field.

UNH is now 6-11 overall and 1-3 in America East. UVM improved to 5-10, 2-2.

Liz Berry opened the scoring at 5:34 and Merrie-Beth Maynard increased the advantage to 2-0 with 1:40 remaining in the first half.

The Wildcats recorded a 7-5 shot advantage, as well as a 2-0 edge in penalty corners, in the first half but trailed by two goals at halftime.

UVM extended its lead to 3-0 at 44:42 on a goal by Collins, who had set up each of the first two tallies. Kari Furlani closed the scoring with 1:59 remaining in regulation.

UNH goalkeeper Margaux Shute (Norridgewock, Maine) recorded two saves. UVM counterpart Ariel Eber stopped four shots for the shutout.

New Hampshire closes the 2005 season with a pair of home games. The Wildcats play host to 14th-ranked Boston College on Oct. 23 (1 p.m.) and celebrate Senior Day on Oct. 29 (1 p.m.) vs. UMBC.

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