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Elizabethtown works OT for 2-1 win

Kaitlin Boerman © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Kaitlin Boerman © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Blue Jays tally late in regulation to force overtime, down McDaniel in extra session

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. - Liz DeMatteis scored 10 minutes, 35 seconds into the first overtime to lift Elizabethtown to a 2-1 victory over McDaniel in non-conference field hockey action on Wednesday.

The Blue Jays (6-2) trailed the Green Terror (2-5) by a goal with 12:30 to play before Katy Boone tallied on a scramble in front of the cage to force overtime and DeMatteis won it in the extra session.

Kaitlin Boerman (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) staked McDaniel to a 1-0 lead just 1:42 into the second, tallying off a Mandy Pickard (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) shot-and-save.

Elizabethtown finished with a 10-5 advantage in shots and a 16-11 edge in penalty corners.

Stephanie Thomson (Glen Burnie, Md./Chesapeake) made four saves for the Green Terror while Liz Hannegan had three for the Blue Jays.

McDaniel returns to action at home against Bryn Mawr on Saturday. Game time is 2 p.m.

Score by Period                        1            2            OT            -            F
McDaniel (2-5)                                    0            1            0            -            1
Elizabethtown (6-2)                        0            1            1            -            2

Scoring Summary:
M - Kaitlin Boerman, 36:42
E - Katy Boone, 57:30
E - Liz DeMatteis (Nadine Yunginger), 80:35

Shots: M 5, E 10. Penalty Corners: M 11, E 16. Saves: M 4 (Stephanie Thomson), E 3 (Liz Hannegan).