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Williams Leads MIT to Victory

By Katie Barron
Team Member

The field hockey team improved their record to 114, 61 in conference play), with two solid victories over New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference rivals Mt. Holyoke College and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Laura Williams '00 tied an MIT record Saturday, scoring 4 goals against Mt. Holyoke in a 70 win. Jen Stout '01 had the first goal off a pass from Amy Lin '02 six minutes into the game. The Engineers controlled the rest of the game. Williams scored three goals in the first half, one unassisted on a breakaway and two assisted by Connie Sadowski '99.

With the score 40 at half time, MIT continued their dominant play. Tracy Sadowski '99 scored unassisted on a breakaway and again off a pass from Michelle Verticchio '02 less than a minute later to make it 60. Williams' final goal was scored with 13:23 left in the game.

Goalkeepers Jee Bang '01 and Sara Kaplan '01 combined for the shut out. Bang had 2 saves and Kaplan had 5.

Tuesday night the Engineers defeated WPI 10 in a well played match out in Worcester. Right wing Stout scored the lone goal of the game 20:50 into the first half. MIT out shot WPI 112, and Jee Bang had 2 saves in the team's third straight shut out.

MIT travels to Wellesley College on Saturday for their final regular season game.