Maine Field Hockey’s Overtime Luck Runs Out – Fall to Miami Ohio 3-2 in OT
The Maine Black Bear Field Hockey's Team overtime luck ran out on Wednesday, November 10th, when they fell to Miami of Ohio 3-2 in the NCAA Tournament.
Maine had taken a 1-0 lead with 10:50 gone in the 1st Quarter off of a penalty corner. It was Poppy Lambert scoring assisted by Madisyn Hartley and Brittany Smith. The goal was Lambert's 16th of the year
The score remained 1-0 through the end of the 1st Half.
With 6:34 gone in the 3rd Quarter, Lambert scored again off of a penalty corner, assisted by Harley and Smith to give Maine a 2-0 lead. The goal was Lambert's 17 of the year.
But Miami of Ohio came roaring back. They scored 2 goals within 2:02 to tie the score at 2-2. First Lexie Nugent scored off of a corner then Garcia Negrete scored
The game was deadlocked 2-2 at the end of regulation, 60 minutes
In overtime Maine had 4 shots to Miami's 1 and had a penalty corner, but it was Miami's Noor Breedjik scoring her 1st goal of the season, with 3:51 gone in OT to give Miami the win. The officials did review the goal on video, and ruled it good
The Black Bear's fantastic season comes to an end with a 15-7 mark.
Miami of Ohio will advance to play the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor on Friday, November 12th at 12 noon.