Field Hockey Falls to Williams In Overtime Shootout

Manveer Sandhu scored the first goal of the year off a penalty corner in the opening quarter
Manveer Sandhu scored the first goal of the year off a penalty corner in the opening quarter

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The Bowdoin field hockey team fell to host Williams in a shootout on Sunday afternoon, resulting in a 2-1 loss.

The Polar Bears (10-3, 5-3 NESCAC) and Ephs (8-3, 6-2 NESCAC) were both unable to produce a goal in the second half or either overtime frame, necessitating a shootout.

Game Highlights

  • Williams went up 1-0 just under 17 minutes into the game following a penalty corner. Claire Fitzpatrick found Libby Dolan for the tally.
  • Bowdoin responded eight minutes later as Manveer Sandhu recorded an unassisted goal to draw the game even at 1-1.
  • The Polar Bears shut down an Ephs corner as time expired in the second half, not allowing a shot, and forced overtime.
  • Kara Finnerty had a chance to win the game for Bowdoin with a penalty stroke in the second overtime frame, but was unable to convert.
  • Both opening attempts in the shootout were successful, as Sandhu scored for Bowdoin and Allie Weiner for Williams.
  • The following three pairs were all unable to score. The Ephs won the game with their final attempt of the round as Kate Gregory scored.

By the Numbers

  • Maddie Ferrucci made five stops for Bowdoin.
  • Emma Santucci made three stops in the start for Williams. Abby Lloyd earned the win with a pair of saves, both coming in overtime.
  • Bowdoin held a slight 12-9 edge in shots. Williams took 14 corners to Bowdoin's seven.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears host Connecticut College at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.