WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Catholic University field hockey team defeated Stevenson, 2-1, in overtime Tuesday evening.
The Cardinals got out to a quick start, as Schied scored the first goal of the game assisted by Cancelmo in the first three minutes to take a 1-0 lead. The Mustangs responded with a goal to tie the game before the end of the half.
The second half was dominated by strong defensive performances for both teams. Catholic only allowed three shots to be taken, sending the game into overtime.
Murphy scored the game-winning goal seven minutes into overtime on a pass across the circle from Olson. The goal was Murphy's first career goal.
Reminder fans, Saturday's game against Christopher Newport has been postponed due to potential impacts of Hurricane Florence. The Cardinals will return to the field on Wednesday, September 19 at No. 2 Messiah College.
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