Amherst Pummels Smith, 24-5

NORTHAMPTON, Massachusetts -- Amherst jumped out to a 12-1 lead in the first 13 minutes of the game toward a 24-5 rout of Pioneer Valley rival Smith. Senior tri-captain Heather Kestner (Wilmington, DE) led Amherst with six goals, a career high. Alex Wilder led the Pioneers with three goals.


at Northampton, Massachusetts
Amherst (5-2)           15      9 -- 24
Smith                   3       2 -- 5

Amherst         G       A       P                       Smith                   G       A       P
Heather Kestner 6       0       6                       Alex Wilder             3       0       3
Kristin Osborn          3       3       6               Katie Evans             1       0       1
Katherine Poulin        3       1       4               Sarah Eddleheart        1       0       1
Heidi Cline             3       1       4               Totals                  5       0       5
Irene Permut            2       2       4
Alie Stechenberg        3       0       3
Rachel Bernstein        3       0       3
Sarah Scheessele        1       1       2
Jen Corso               0       1       1
Totals                  24      9       33

Shots: A 35, S 18.
Goalie Saves:
 A Jess Thaxton 6, S Sarah Thompson 8.

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