HANOVER, NH - The University of New Hampshire gave up five goals for the second consecutive game, falling to Dartmouth College, 5-0 on Wednesday.
The loss was the third straight and fourth in the last five games for UNH, who dropped to 4-6-1. Dartmouth improved to 4-4. Dartmouth senior Melissa Roth scored a pair of goals for the Big Green, and added an assist in the win. Roth scored the game's first goal when she dribbled up the middle and bounced a shot off the post that trickled past Wildcat junior goalie Stephanie Springer (Solana Beach, Calif.).
Despite giving up five goals, Springer recorded a season high 12 saves. Freshman backup goalkeeper Kristen Ouellette (Weatogue, Conn.) saw her first action of the season, picking up a save in 12 minutes of relief action.
The Big Green outshot the Wildcats 19-3, scoring twice in the first half and three times in the second.
The Wildcats now return home for four straight. The 'Cats will look for their first conference win of the season against Maine on Oct. 9, at 1 p.m.