Merrimack defeats AIU in overtime
Roundup: Shippensburg extends winning streak to 12 games
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Sarah Salatto's overtime goal gave Merrimack a 2-1 victory at American International on Saturday afternoon, extending Merrimack's school-record winning streak to 14 games.
The Warriors improved to 14-1 overall and 8-0-0 in the league with the win. The loss drops the Yellow Jackets to 9-6 on the season and 4-3 in the conference.
April Daugherty became the first player in program history to collect 100 career points as she tallied the game's opening score 21:03 into the second half. Daugherty's marker gave Merrimack a 1-0 lead with just 14 minutes remaining.
American International knotted the contest at 1-1 moments later as Amanda McLean found the back of the net. Kristen Angeletti picked up an assist on the equalizer for the Yellow Jackets.
No. 1 Bloomsburg 6, East Stroudsburg 0
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- Bloomsburg extended its winning streak to 15 games Saturday. With the win the Huskies improve to 15-0 and 8-0 in the PSAC, while East Stroudsburg drops to 7-9 and 2-6 in conference play.
The day began emotionally for the Huskies, as the team bid farwell to four graduating seniors. Prior to the game, Amanda Riley, Lindsay Danz, Becca Sherman and Betsy Renn were honored for their accomplishments and contributions to the Bloomsburg field hockey program.
Jenna DiSabatino and Nicole Bruce scored two goals apiece for the Huskies.
No. 2 Shippensburg 2, Mansfield 1
LOCK HAVEN, Pa. -- Shippensburg consistently out-chanced PSAC opponent Mansfield on Saturday afternoon but needed a second-half goal from sophomore Lauren Taylor to outlast a vigilant Mountaineer squad 2-1.
Shippensburg (14-2, 8-0 PSAC West) opened the scoring with just nine minutes remaining in the first half when sophomore forward Bre White scored on a breakaway. Shippensburg out-shot Mansfield 27-4 for the match and also recorded a 13-3 advantage in penalty corners.
Mansfield (4-10, 2-7 PSAC West) tied the game just three minutes into the second half with the 11th goal of the season from Taryn Schawillie, who tipped in a long feed from Jillian Richards. Goalkeeper Liz Phillippy kept the Mounties in the match with 13 key saves.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.