Pilgrims senior Michaela Pomeroy (Thetford, Vt.) and sophomore Paxton Couture (Rochester, N.H.) each scored for New England College, taking a 2-0 victory over the Newbury Nighthawks on Saturday in New England Collegiate Conference play.
Thursday night, the Buccaneers women’s soccer team faced off against non-conference opponent Newbury College at Clean Harbors Stadium looking for their first win of the season against the Nighthawks. After 90 minutes of play, the Buccaneers were victorious by a final of 5-2 to improve to 1-4 on the season.
Wildcats senior forward Jai Ruiz (Hadley, Mass.) scored twice to clinch Bay Path’s first New England Collegiate Conference victory 2-1 over the Newbury College Nighthawks in the conference opener Saturday afternoon at Ryan Field.
Saints senior Mikayla Guthrie (North Andover, Mass.) matched a Saints program record with five goals, as the Emmanuel College Saints defeated the Newbury Nighthawks 7-0 on Wednesday night at Roberto Clemente Field in non-conference action.
Nighthawks freshman Twalesha Montague (Hartford, Conn.) scored her first career college goal with 10 minutes remaining, a tally that held as the game-winning goal, helping secure the first victory of the season as the Newbury Nighthawks defeated the Anna Maria AMCATS 1-0 on Friday afternoon at AMCATS Field in non-conference play.
Fighting Tigers sophomore Addy Lawson (Milford, N.Y.) and freshman Rebecca Bruno (Middleburgh, N.Y) both scored a pair of goals and each added an assist as SUNY Cobleskill defeated the Newbury Nighthawks 5-0 on Sunday afternoon.
The Norwich Cadets started their 2018 season on a strong note, scoring three goals in the first half, en route to a 4-0 victory over the Newbury Nighthawks on Friday afternoon at Skyline Park on opening day for both teams.
Defending champions Lesley University top the 2018 NECC Women’s Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll, collecting 97 points, including eight first-place selections.
The Nighthawks look forward to the 2018 season with new names in the New England Collegiate Conference for the second consecutive season as New England College and Eastern Nazarene College join the NECC.