Field Hockey Falls To Columbia, 2-1, In Overtime

Oct. 12, 2008

Box Score

WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior goalkeeper Erin Singleton (Amesbury, Mass.) made a career-high 14 saves but it wasn't enough as the Holy Cross field hockey team dropped a 2-1 overtime decision to Columbia in non-conference action on Sunday afternoon. With the loss, the Crusaders fall to 4-8 (0-2 Patriot League) while Columbia now stands at 8-2 (1-2 Ivy League) on the season.

The Lions struck first, at the 8:18 mark, as Christin Buszczak received a pass from Megan Davidson, putting Columbia up, 1-0.

With less than nine minutes left in regulation, at the 61:39 mark, Crusader sophomore midfielder Kara Gonnerman (St. Louis, Mo.) snuck an open shot into the low right corner past Lions' goalkeeper Gena Miller, after she dived out of the cage during the scramble inside the circle.

With less than three minutes left in the overtime period, at the 82:51 mark, a scramble in front of the net allowed Buszczak to pass to Desi Scherf, scoring the game-winning goal

Singleton had a career-high 14 saves for Holy Cross, while Miller had three stops for the Lions.

The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, October 18, as they travel to Colgate for a Patriot League contest at 1:00 p.m.