Glass Nets Overtime Game Winner To Complete Comeback at UMass-Boston

Tala Glass scored midway through overtime to give the Polar Bears the victory
Tala Glass scored midway through overtime to give the Polar Bears the victory

BOSTON, Mass. – Tala Glass scored in overtime to cap Bowdoin women's hockey 3-2 comeback victory over UMass-Boston on Sunday afternoon. 

The Polar Bears played back-to-back overtime games this weekend and leave the Codfish Bowl with a 3-2-1 overall record. The Beacons are 3-6-1 on the year. 

Game Highlights

  • UMass-Boston took the lead 9:18 into the game. Jane Ann Drill fired a shot high off the boards behind the net. Erica Lunn collected the puck and backhanded a shot off a Bowdoin defender and inside the near post.
  • Just two minutes later Lunn doubled the Beacons lead. Cailey Kozich tipped the puck to Lunn along the boards who took a low angle shot, burying the puck five hole.
  • Bowdoin broke through on its fourth power play opportunity of the game, midway through the second period. Izzi Stoddard sent a back-door pass to Meg Galanos for a one-timer. Galanos found the inside near post to cut the deficit in half.
  • The Polar Bears again scored on the power play in the third to even the score at 2-2. Katie Leininger skated in from the from the circle and sent a hard shot on net that was tipped by Angelina Joyce.
  • Joyce connected with the crossbar early in overtime. Glass finally ended the game at 3:23 with a hard shot that deflected off Caty Flagg's shoulder and into the net.

By the Numbers

  • Dani Marquez ended the day with 18 saves for Bowdoin.
  • Flagg made 46 stops to keep the Beacons in the game.
  • Bowdoin went 2-for-5 on the power play and spent no time in the penalty box.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears return to Watson Arena on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. against Anna Maria.