UNH Field Hockey Falls to Harvard 5-4 in OT

Cambridge, Mass.-Junior Kelly Stowe (Topsfield, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire field hockey team scored one goal and added three assists in a 5-4 overtime loss to Harvard University at Jordan Field Friday evening. The Wildcats dropped to 4-2-0 on the season while Harvard improves to 3-0-0.

UNH jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the first half on four penalty corner goals. Senior Kristin Iarrusso (Southwick, Mass.) scored her third goal of the year to put the Wildcats ahead 1-0. Stowe recorded the assist. Harvard even the score one minute later on a goal by Eliza Dick. UNH went on to score three unanswered goals by junior Tami Street (Kingston, N.Y.), Stowe and Iarrusso to hold a 4-1 lead going into the second half.

The second half belonged to the Crimson as Maisa Badawy cut the deficit to 4-2 and Katie Schoolwerth and Dick found the back of the cage to knot the game 4-4.

In overtime, Kate Nagle picked up a rebound and flipped it in the back of the cage to give the Crimson a 5-4 win.

Wildcat junior goaltender Amy Agulay (London, Ontario) made 12 saves and Crimson keeper Anya Cowan recorded 10 saves for the victors.

The Wildcats return home to face the University of Rhode Island Sunday at 1 p.m.

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