Ephs Head to Bowdoin for NESCAC Semis; Webcast Info

Ephs Head to Bowdoin for NESCAC Semis; Webcast Info

Alix Rorke's fourth-seeded Ephs (9-6, 5-4 NESCAC) will take on top-seeded and undefeated Bowdoin (14-0, 9-0 NESCAC) in Brunswick, Maine on Saturday morning at 11:00 in the first of two NESCAC semifinal contests. Second-seeded Tufts (12-3, 7-2 NESCAC) and third-seeded Tufts (12-3, 7-2 NESCAC) will square off at 1:30 pm.

Saturday's winners will meet on Sunday at 12:00 pm in the championship game.

The NESCAC semifinals and finals will be available on a webcast provided by Bowdoin and Live Stats of each game will also be available.

Rorke's Ephs hold a 3-2 advantage over Bowdoin in NESCAC Tournament play over the years and they will be out to deny Bowdoin an unprecedented third straight NESCAC title.

Bowdoin and Williams met back on September 22nd in Brunswick with the Polar Bears coming out on top 1-0, snapping a five-game Eph win streak.

The Ephs will need to bring their "A" game against a Bowdoin team that averages just over 4 goals a game and has allowed just one goal in 14 games.

The Ephs are coming off two consecutive games in which they netted three goals vs. Amherst and have scored nine goals in their last four contests.

Junior forward Meighan McGowan leads the Ephs with six goals and eight assists (20 points) this season. Junior Julia Nawrocki and seniors Katherine Krieg and Cary Bearn have each scored five goals.

2007 NESCAC FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP
First Round - Sunday, October 28 at Higher Seeds
at No. 2 Tufts 1, No. 7 Wesleyan 0
at No. 3 Middlebury 4, No. 6 Trinity 2
at No. 4 Williams 3, No. 5 Amherst 1

Semifinals - Saturday, November 3 at Bowdoin
No. 4 Williams at No. 1 Bowdoin - 11:00 a.m.
No. 3 Middlebury vs. No. 2 Tufts - 1:30 p.m.

Championship - Sunday, November 4 at Bowdoin
Semifinal winners - 12:00 p.m.