Colby field hockey tops Wesleyan in OT

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: October 7, 2006
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Chrissy Maloney (Wellesley, Mass.) scored in overtime and Jamie Enos (South Hamilton, Mass.) made 21 saves in goal as the Colby College field hockey team pulled out a 3-2 win over Wesleyan University in two overtimes on Saturday at Bill Alfond Field.

Colby improved to 2-5 overall and 1-4 in the New England Small College Athletic Conference, while Wesleyan fell to 4-5 overall and 2-3 in league play.

Maloney scored off an assist from Kyla Wagman (Potomac, Md.) with 14:27 left in the second overtime.

The Mules opened up a 2-0 lead on Wesleyan only to see the Cardinals fight back with two goals in the final 12:27 of regulation. Caroline Duke (Englewood, Colo.) scored her first collegiate goal off an assist from Ashley Wagner (Sudbury, Mass.) to give Colby a 1-0 halftime edge. Jenn Reilly (York Harbor, Maine) then made it 2-0 with a goal with 21:49 left in the second half.

Hailey Sarage (Springfield, Mass.) started the Wesleyan comeback with a goal off an assist from Cortney Tetrault (Hatfield, Mass.) with 12:27 left in regulation. Julia Perciasepe (Baltimore, Md.) sent the game to overtime when she scored with 27.6 seconds left in the second half off another assist from Tetrault.

Enos had 16 of her saves in the second half and overtime.

Colby 3, Wesleyan 2, 2 OT

Wesleyan                0#2#0#0---2

Colby                      1#1#0#1---3

1: C: Caroline Duke (Ashley Wagner), 13:30 left; 2: C: Jenn Reilly, 21:49; W: Hailey Sarage (Cortney Tetrault), 12:27; W: Julia Perciasepe (Cortney Tetrault), :27 2OT: Chrissy Maloney (Kyla Wagman), 14:27

        Shots: Wesleyan 30, Colby 19. Penalty corners: Wesleyan 11, Colby 6. Goalies: Breen McDonald (Wesleyan, 35 minutes, 1 GA, 7 saves) and Caitlin Kelly (Wesleyan, 51 minutes, 2 GA, 8 saves); Jamie Enos (Colby, 86 minutes, 2 GA, 21 saves).

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