Field Hockey Loses OT Heartbreaker

(Loretto, PA) – The Sacred Heart Field Hockey team lost 2-1 in overtime to the St. Francis (PA) Red Flash Friday afternoon.

After a scoreless first half, Liz Bergman (Blandon, PA) scored her team-leading fifth goal of the season at 47:14 to put SHU on top.  Stephanie Frye (Walpole, MA) earned the assist, setting up the shot off the penalty corner.

However, SFPA tied the game just over five minutes to play on a goal by Tia Dudukoich at 65:05, assisted by Autumn Pellman.  The Red Flash won it in the first OT on a breakaway goal by Pellman, who was sent in on a pass by Selena AdamShick at 76:57.

Mary Altepeter (Chesterfield, MO) made eight saves for the Pioneers.

SHU closes out its Western PA trip Sunday, October 21 at Robert Morris at 12:00 pm.