Cardinals Push Past Royals in a Double Overtime Win

Cardinals Push Past Royals in a Double Overtime Win

SCRANTON, Pa.- The Catholic University field hockey team won their first conference game against Scranton 3-2 in a double overtime victory Saturday.

Freshman Grace Jung totaled one goal while sophomore Jess Waite tallied one more for the Cardinals. Freshman Hannah Bateman and Senior Hannah Schied each recorded an assist.

Jung scored the first goal of the game assisted by Bateman off of a deflection on a penalty corner from junior Carly Philbin. The goal was Jung's first career goal. Scranton responded with a goal at the end of the first half to tie the game 1-1.

Waite scored the second goal for the Cardinals assisted by Schied off of a loose ball in front of the cage to take a 2-1 lead seven minutes into the second half. Scranton answered with a goal on a penalty corner with 20 seconds left to send the game into overtime.

After a tough fought first overtime, the game went into a second overtime where the Cardinals clinched the win off of a fast break goal from sophomore Meghan Shallow.

Catholic sophomore goalie Kim McGroary recorded nine saves in the 2-3 win over the Royals.

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