Late at ‘Gate

Field Hockey:

Wednesday night, the Colgate field hockey team hosted Siena College in its third home game of the season. The ladies took advantage of the friendly confines of Tyler’s Field and posted a dominant 5-0 victory. Senior Laura Denenga was the most valuable offensive player of  the game, scoring two goals in the first half, which included the game-winner. Sophomore Lauren Dittman and first-year Paige Hawley scored their first career goals and first-year Halle Biggar rounded out the victory with a score of her own. Senior goaltender Kirsten Lalli posted her second shutout of the season in the win. Colgate improved to 2-5 on the season.

Women’s Soccer:

Wednesday night, the Colgate women’s soccer team held off the Albany Great Danes in a New York State matchup in a 2-0 shutout victory. The game began with the play stuck in the midfield and both teams trading scoring opportunities. The Raiders got on the board for the first time in the 40th minute of the game when sophomore Jillian Kinter scored off of an assist from first-year Klara Jenkins. Both teams played an aggresive second half, but Colgate took advantage of spaces left by the Great Danes and was able to score the definitive goal at the 60th minute. Senior Anna Baldwin scored to give the Raiders their second victory of the year.