LONGMEADOW, Mass.-The Wildcats fell 2-1 in a tightly played match to New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) rival Becker College during their senior day celebrations along with a Pink Out match. Bay Path honored its three seniors midfielder Danielle Poulin (Waterville, Maine), forward Deanna Flagg (Enfield, Conn.) and defender Elizabeth Barclay (Auburn, Maine).
The Hawks struck first when senior forward Brooke Cote (Fitchburg, Mass.) found the back of the net off a cross inside from sophomore defender Amy Giguere (Colrain, Mass.) at 32:00 on the clock.
The Wildcats came back in the second half knotting the score at 45:13 when freshman midfielder Breanna Hill (North Kingstown, R.I.) chipped it past the Hawks keeper freshman Gabrielle Gallo (Northport, N.Y.) off a pass sent outside the arc from junior midfielder Ruth Choate (Lewiston, Maine).
Unfortunately for the Wildcats, Becker's junior forward Michelle Griczika (Barre, Mass.) was able to take a shot off of freshman goaltender Anna Meyer (Millbrook, N.Y.) and put it back in for a goal at 47:13 on the clock.
Meyer (0-12), despite an incredible penalty shot save in the first half, suffered the loss with three saves facing eleven shots. Gallo (4-13) picked up the win also facing five shots.
Poulin, a four year player, has played in 49 games with one goal and one defensive save. Barclay, a four year player, played in 48 games with one goal, three assist and two defensive saves. Flagg, a three year member, played in 36 games with five goals and three assists. The Wildcats wore pink uniforms, used pink balls and lined the field in pink to show support for breast cancer awareness month.
Bay Path concludes their season with a 0-12 record, while Becker is currently 4-13 and 4-2 in NECC play.