Panthers Top Ursinus In OT

October 15, 2006

Michelle Archambault scored the game-winning goal on a penalty stroke in overtime to lead No. 9 Middlebury past fifth-ranked Ursinus in non-conference field hockey action on Sunday.

Reid Berrien scored a goal and added an assist, while Meghan McGillen made seven saves to help the Panthers (10-1) defeat the Bears (12-3) for the second straight year by one goal.

Jennie Moore and Lindsay Cappa each scored for Ursinus.

Middlebury scored two goals in a matter of two minutes, 22 seconds in the second half and tallied the golden goal with 8:47 left in overtime to record its fourth straight victory.

The Bears held a 1-0 lead at intermission, thanks to an unassisted goal by Moore off a penalty corner at the 24:34 mark.

After the break, Berrien assisted Dana Rye at 46:19 before scoring a penalty-corner goal on a pass from Lacey Farrell at the 48:41 mark to help the Panthers take their first lead at 2-1

Scoring on their second penalty corner, the Bears evened the score with 13:54 left to play when Allison Doutt found Cappa at 2-all and forcing overtime.

Middlebury managed three shots in overtime, scoring on the third for the game-winning goal on an awarded penalty stroke taken by Archambault in the 77th minute.

Jess Lamina registered four saves for Ursinus, while the team held a 13-5 advantage in penalty corners.

The Bears return to action on Wednesday against Muhlenberg. Game time is 7 p.m.

Score by Period 1 2 OT - F
(9) Middlebury (10-1) 0 2 1 - 3
(5) Ursinus (12-3) 1 1 0 - 2

U - Jennie Moore, 24:34
M - Dana Rye (Reid Berrien), 46:19
M - Berrien (Lacey Farrell), 48:41
U - Lindsay Cappa (Allison Doutt), 56:06
M - Michelle Archambault (penalty stroke), 76:13

Shots: M 8, U 11
Penalty Corners: M 5, U 13
Saves: M 7 (Meghan McGillen), U 4 (Jess Lamina).