AURORA CARABALLO

SportsEditor

Keene State faced off against UMass Dartmouth this past Saturday, September 11, in a game that ended with a win for Keene, 6-2.

The Corsairs had a chance to score a a minute into the game when they were given a corner, but they were unsuccessful.

The Owls scored five times in less than 14 minutes spanning the first and second quarters.

Ellie Hunkins put the first goal of the game into the net off of a nice feed from Hannah Wood only 10 minutes into the first quarter.

Irini Stefanakos and Wood each scored two times in a three minute time period in the second quarter, making the game 5-0.

UMass-Dartmouth ended up getting on the board, but with only seven minutes remaining in the third quarter.

Junior midfielder Mya Amaral scored one for the Corsairs, and fifth year forward Brittany Perry made it a 5-2 game when she put it in the back of the cage in the 52nd minute.

That is when the scoring stopped for Dartmouth and Keene State’s lead was too hard to overcome.

Stefanakos finished off her three-goal effort by picking up a loose ball in the box and firing it past UMD goalkeeper Hannah Trombly with only five minutes left in the game.

Keene State outshot the Corsairs 11-2 in the opening half and 19-7 in the game.

Molly Edmark made four saves in this game. 

Stefanakos and Hunkins have combined nine of KSC’s 13 goals this season and they are also team leaders in shots and shots on goal.

Aurora Caraballo can be 

contacted at

acaraballo@kscequinox.com

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