UNH, which recorded a 15-3 shot advantage as well as a 12-3 edge in penalty corners, leveled its record at 8-8 with the victory while Davidson fell to 8-7.
UNH goalkeeper Margaux Shute (
Sellenger, who now leads the team in both assists (seven) and points (15) and is tied for the team lead with four goals, opened the game scoring at 12:44 on a shot from the middle of the circle. Megan Shea (
At the half, UNH held a 2-0 lead as well as a 6-0 edge in both shots and corners as the defensive unit of Cooke, Napolitano, Sam Geary (
The Blue and White Wildcats of UNH continued to control play early in the second half and they generated three consecutive penalty corners. Sellenger was denied from the top of the circle on the initial corner, then Geary’s shot from the top-left side was turned away by Goeke’s right leg pad and finally Napolitano was denied at the right doorstep.
Davidson recorded its first corner of the game with 8:30 elapsed in the second half, and Britti Himelfarb tallied the first shot as her low blast from the top-right of the circle was turned aside by Shute’s left leg pad. DC was awarded a second corner, and Jen Willis’ shot from the left side bounded wide of the near post.
UNH closed the scoring at 67:12 on another penalty corner. Cooke once again made the push and Sellenger also made the stop. She then rolled the ball to the top left, where Geary swept a low shot inside the right post.