Saturday afternoon the Nighthawks (2-5, 0-1) play their second game of the NECC schedule against Wheelock College (0-8, 0-1). Newbury enters the match coming off a 5-0 victory over Pine Manor College on Wednesday, while Wheelock suffered a loss to Eastern Nazarene on Monday. Newbury leads the all-time battle at 5-3-0, including a 3-0 victory last year.
Team Gathering Chemistry
The 5-0 win on Wednesday for the Nighthawks saw three players score their first goal of the season. Freshman Amanda Cardoso (Watertown, Mass.), junior Natasha Simon (Gloversville, N.Y.), and freshman Jaime Tine (Cromwell, Conn.) all scored their first of 2016. Junior Shannon Walsh (Massapequa, N.Y.) added the other two goals for Newbury, giving her five goals on the year.
Missing Wildcat Offense
In Wheelock College's eight games this year, the Wildcats have only managed to score four goals, while surrendering double-digit goals to their opponents three times this year. Senior Courtney Adams leads the Wildcats with three goals.
Last Five Fixtures
Newbury: W L L L W
Wheelock: L L L L L