Bobcats and Catamounts Spar, Cats Lose

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Quinnipiac’s Chelsea Osbrey scored with 2:16 remaining in the game as the Quinnipiac Bobcats topped Vermont, 1-0, in collegiate field hockey action Friday night at Yale.

Vermont, 1-8 overall, plays Yale Sunday. The Catamounts owned a 17-5 advantage in shots, but couldn’t get one by Loren Montgomery, Quinnipiac’s goalie.

Senior Shanon Strenkert (Greene, N.Y.) and junior Christie Layden (Rutland, Vt.) each had four shots for Vermont.

Ariel Eber (Plainfield, N.J.) made one saves for the Catamounts in net, while Montgomery stopped seven for the Bobcats, who moved to 3-5 with the win.

GAME SUMMARY:

Final Score: Quinnipiac 1, Vermont 0

First Half Scoring: None. Second Half Scoring: 1. Quinnipiac, Chelsea Osbrey, 2:16. Goalies: Vermont – Ariel Eber (70:00 mp, 1 ga, 1 save); Quinnipiac – Loren Montgomery (70 mp, 0 ga, 7 saves). Shots: Vermont 17, Quinnipiac 5. Penalty Corners: Quinnipiac 5, Vermont 7.

-Athletic Communications