Alvernia Crusaders

09/11/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/11/2019 22:07

Bullets Down Golden Wolves In Overtime

Gettysburg, Pa. (Sept. 11, 2019) - Gettysburg University (3-2) scored nine minutes into the first overtime period to break a 2-2 tie and earn a 3-2 win over Alvernia University (3-2) in non-conference field hockey action Wednesday evening at Gettysburg.

After the game was delayed about an hour due to storms in the area, the Bullets scored back-to-back goals in a just over a minute to jump out to a 2-0 lead.

Less than a minute later, got Alvernia on the board when she connected with off the left post.

The game would go nearly 45 minutes without a goal before Alvernia's scored for the Golden Wolves as regulation time was coming to an end to force overtime. Getz found Lillock after a scramble, and Lilliock was able to get a shot off to tie it up at 2-2.

Eight and a half minutes into the overtime period, the Bullets got by on a quick tap in goal to break the 2-2 and take the 3-2 win.

Lauren Beccaria led the Bullets with two goals.

Lilliock and Getz each finished with a goal for Alvernia, and were the only two players for the Golden Wolves to get a shot on goal.

finished the game with two saves.

Gettysburg 3 Alvernia 2 (OT)