Another Loss for Field Hockey, Again

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross scored early in the first overtime to post a 2-1 win over Vermont in collegiate field hockey action Saturday.Vermont, 0-5, plays Providence at Holy Cross Sunday at 11:00am. The Catamounts took a 1-0 lead just 14 seconds into the seccond half when junior Whitney Gage (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) scored her second goal in as many games. Her second goal of the season, Gage now has 12 career goals, tying her for 14th on the all-time scoring list at UVM. Vermont dominated the action in the second half but couldn’t get the insurance goal, and Holy Cross, 4-1 overall, finally tied the game at 1-1 with 14:09 remaining in regulation when Kristina Dodier scored from Christina Zorzi. In overtime, Jillian LeClair scored with 10:31 remaining in the first OT session off a penalty corner. Heather Yanusas assisted. Sophomore Ariel Eber (Plainfield, N.J.) made 13 saves for the Catamounts, while Jennifer Corsilli had four stops for the Crusaders.GAME SUMMARY Final Score: Holy Cross 2, Vermont 1 (OT) First Half Scoring: None. Second Half Scoring: 1. Vermont, Whitney Gage, 34:46. 2. Holy Cross, Kristina Dodier (Christina Zorzi), 14:09. Overtime Scoring: 3. Holy Cross, Jillian LeClair (Heather Yanusas), 8:36. Goalies: Vermont – Ariel Eber (74:29 mp, 2 ga, 13 saves); Holy Cross – Jennifer Corsilli (74:29 mp, 1 ga, 4 saves). Shots: Vermont 5, Holy Cross 21. Penalty Corners: Holy Cross 11, Vermont 6.-Athletic Communications