WELLESLEY, Mass. -- Another dominating performance led the Wellesley field hockey team to a 7-0 win over visiting Gordon College on Saturday at Wellesley. The win improves the Blue to 2-0, while the Fighting Scots fall to 2-3.
Wellesley has now out-scored its opponents 17-0 in a pair of games this season. The Blue have also built up a 74-1 advantage in shots in 2014, allowing just one opponent attempt this season.
The hosts scored early and often in this one, building a 5-0 lead in the first half. Courtney Peterson got things started for the Blue, while Alex Azzi scored a pair of first half goals. Nathalie Gruet and Nikki Sharkin also found the back of the cage in the first stanza.
Gordon had a pair of breakaway opportunities in the second half, but was unable to get off a shot. The Blue ended the game out-shooting the Scots, 23-0, while holding a 17-0 advantage in corners.
Azzi's two goals led the Blue, while Flesch and Peterson each added two-point games.
Wellesley is back in action tomorrow at Bridgewater State, traveling to play the Bears in a 1:00pm game. Gordon next plays on Tuesday, hosting MIT at 4:30pm.