HARDEEVILLE, S.C. – Newberry freshman Nikki Colwell and sophomore Kristin Stensholt both recorded multi-goal games as the Wolves fell 17-9 to the Savannah College of Art and Design Bees at the SCAD Sports Complex on Saturday.
SCAD opened the afternoon with six straight goals, before Colwell (Greer, S.C.) opened the scoring for the Wolves (2-7) with a little over 16 minutes remaining in the opening half. SCAD added a seventh goal before Colwell scored back-to-back goals for the Wolves.
Colwell’s second tally came with 11:08 remaining before scoring her third goal of the opening half on a free position chance.
The freshman’s fourth and final goal came with 3:20 in the first half cutting the Bees lead to 9-4.
After SCAD scored a pair of goals to open the second half, Wolves senior Kristin Stensholt (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) scored her first of the afternoon putting the score at 11-5 in the Bees’ favor.
The Wolves sixth goal came at 18:41 when freshman Tessa Davis (Triangle, Va.) notched her sixth goal of the season. Davis’ goal was followed up by a tally from junior Alex Hatch (Woodstock, Ga.) with 15:30 remaining in the game.
The Bees took control of the game with four straight goals giving SCAD a 16-7 lead, before Newberry freshman Elise Sanchez (Tujunga, Calif.) scored with under seven minutes remaining. A final goal by SCAD with 6:43 on the clock was followed up by Stensholt’s second goal of the afternoon with 3:02 remaining.
Colwell’s four goals give her 25 on the season, while Stensholt’s pair pushes her season tally to nine. Hatch’s goal was the second of the season for the junior. The solo tallies by Davis and Sanchez were the pairs sixth and fourth of the season, respectively.
Newberry returns to action on April 13, when the Wolves begin a two-game trip to Florida with a meeting with fellow first-year program Saint Leo.