WILMINGTON — St. Elizabeth’s field hockey sport at Dickinson was once slightly two mins previous when the Vikings discovered themselves trailing, 1-0. Despite dominating ownership and accumulating no less than seven penalty nook alternatives, St. Elizabeth may no longer get one ball previous Rams goalkeeper Hilary Clark. In truth, they went into the part trailing, 2-0.
But the Vikings proved to be a resilient lot, preserving the drive on Dickinson right through the second one part. They tied the sport two times, then added any other in overtime to take a 4-3 choice on Oct. 18.
In the additional consultation, Mackenzie Hilferty scored to finish the comeback.
The Vikings’ comeback started in the midst of the 3rd quarter. After a pressure through St. Elizabeth, Ella Ferris carried the ball into the scoring circle. She controlled to get round Clark, and with the keeper out of place, Ferris had broad open areas to knock within the objective.
Clark stored her workforce within the lead with a large save in a while after Ferris scored, and Vikings goalkeeper Alyssa Graziose stepped up after that. She stopped a Rams shot on a penalty nook, then added two extra saves earlier than a defender were given in entrance of a shot.
Ferris tied the sport with a couple of mins left to move within the 3rd on the conclusion of a Vikings counter following a Dickinson likelihood. Maddison Shields despatched a move to Ferris, who wrapped the ball across the keeper.
The Vikings’ defensive drive generated a number of probabilities early within the fourth, however some ignored the mark, whilst Clark made a couple of saves. Another try went inches broad.
Dickinson took good thing about its offensive alternatives a lot of the sport, together with within the fourth quarter. A penalty nook led to a large scramble in entrance of Graziose, however Maya Pedro parked herself close to the left submit, took a move and tapped within the go-ahead objective.
St. Elizabeth trainer Haley Will known as a timeout and implored her squad to not surrender, and so they took the message to center. After a restart, Ferris cashed in, finishing the hat trick. The guests had a two-on-one in a while thereafter, however the Rams’ Valentina Medina was once in a position to get a divorce that advance.
Dickinson’s Abigail Bledsoe were given her workforce at the board first. After the Vikings did not transparent the ball from the scoring circle, Bledsoe discovered the open internet for the preliminary objective. A penalty nook ended in the second one objective for the Rams, with Jessica Silver connecting on an extended shot that ignored a number of our bodies on its solution to the again of the cage.
Graziose had 10 saves for St. Elizabeth. The Vikings stepped forward to 4-5 and can face Padua on Friday at 3:30 p.m. on the Chase Fieldhouse.
Clark made 10 saves for the Rams (6-5). They host Newark on Monday at 6:30 p.m.
All footage through Mike Lang.