HENNIKER, N.H. – Amherst College returned to their winning ways in dominating fashion on Sunday afternoon, defeating New England College 8-0 in non-conference women's soccer action at Don Melander Field.
A day after suffering their first loss and conceding their first goal of the season, the Mammoths earned their fifth shutout of the year and matched their result against the Pilgrims from the 2018 season.
It is the first multi-goal games in the careers of both Stern and Chin.
The No. 10 team in the nation was able to strike early on, as Alexa Juarez '22 was able to score in the 7th minute as her shot ricocheted off the crossbar and in.
Amherst kept firing away at the New England College goal with 18 shots in the first half, on their way to a 35-5 advantage.
They extended their lead in the 38th minute when Stern was able to free Scholnick from the NEC backline to make it 2-0.
After holding a 2-0 lead at the break, Fikke found Stern on back to back goals just three minutes apart, the second time with Fikke serving in a corner kick that was headed home.
On the cusp of the final whistle, Scholnick fed Sarah Vierling '23, who collected her first collegiate goal.
Emily Sashko tied a career-high with 11 saves on the afternoon for New England College.