Tigers Defeat W&L Field Hockey in Overtime, 1-0

Tigers Defeat W&L Field Hockey in Overtime, 1-0

SEWANEE, Tenn. — Junior midfielder Carrie Anderson scored 9:59 into overtime to lead Sewanee past the Washington and Lee field hockey team, 1-0, at Puett Field on Thursday.

The Generals (0-2) took eight shots in the first half compared to three for the Tigers (1-0). In the second stanza, W&L recorded 10 shots with Sewanee taking two, but the score remained tied, 0-0.

The Tigers ended the contest in the 80th minute. Sophomore midfielder Monica Bueso controlled the ball on the right side of the field in the Generals' end. She passed the ball in front of the goal and Anderson stuffed it in on the left side to give the Tigers the win.

Sophomore goalkeeper Katya Waters registered a shutout in 79:59, while stopping eight shots. Sophomore goalkeeper Jacqueline Llewellyn (Camp Hill, Pa./Camp Hill) made three saves in the loss.

First-year forward Allie DiPietro (Owings Mills, Md./Garrison Forest School) led W&L with five shots. First-year forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School) and junior midfielder Kendall Peterson (Towson, Md./Notre Dame Prep) each tallied four.

The Blue and White led in shots, 20-7, and held an advantage in penalty corners, 12-4.

The Generals lost their season-opener on Tuesday in overtime, 1-0, at Johns Hopkins. The last time W&L played back-to-back overtime contests was in 2010. This marks the first time in program history the team has opened the year with consecutive overtime games.

W&L will play Wittenberg on Saturday at 12:00 pm eastern time in a neutral-site contest at Sewanee.

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