CAMBRIDGE, MA -- The Harvard Field hockey team picked up its sixth win of the season with a commanding 6-1 victory over New Hampshire on Wednesday evening at Jordan Field. Shelly Maasdorp (Harere, Zimbabwe) scored twice and added an assist for the Crimson, while Mina Pell (Washington, DC) had a goal and a pair of helpers in the victory, Harvard's third straight.
The game was scoreless for the first 22 minutes, but the Crimson scored like rapid fire over the next eight, potting four goals. Maasdorp scored the first two of the game - both off of corner plays - at 22:29 and 24:30. Senior Liz Andrews (Houston, TX) followed suit, putting one in the back of the net on a penalty corner at 26:51. Pell closed out the first half scoring with her second goal of the season at 30:56, off an assist from Kate McDavitt (Walpole, MA).
The Crimson extended its lead to 5-1 when Pell returned the favor, setting up classmate McDavitt just over five minutes into the second half. Harvard closed out its scoring on the evening with Tiffany Egnaczyk's team-leading fifth goal of the season at 18:10. New Hampshire countered at 18:39, as Jen Harrison (Hanover, MA) snuck one by Crimson goalie Aliaa Remtilla (Vancouver, BC), who played the second half. Remtilla made three saves in relieving starter Katie Zacarian (Amherst, MA).