The win lifts the Wildcats’ record to
With remaining in the first half, the speedy Kaplan intercepted a pass in the offensive zone, made a move to fake Hawks goalkeeper Elizabeth Cook, and buried the ball in the back of the empty net for her second goal of the season.
Sophomore goalkeeper Nikki Golding (
Cook made four saves for the Hawks.
The Wildcats, who have won three games in a row and six of their last seven, chose the perfect time to record their third road win of the season. The win keeps the Wildcats in first place in the conference, and clinches the team a spot no lower than second in the standings. The top two teams in the standings at the end of the regular season receive a first-round bye in the conference championships. The ‘Cats hold a three-point edge over second-place
The Wildcats need at least a tie to clinch the America East regular season title when they play host to BU in their last conference game of the season, Thursday, Oct. 25 at on Lewis Fields.