No. 9 Bowdoin tops No. 13 Hamilton
Polar Bears score twice in OT while shutting out Continentals
CLERMONT, Fla. -- No. 9 Bowdoin snapped a two-game losing skid with a 13-11 overtime win against No. 12 Hamilton on Thursday afternoon.
The Polar Bears finished off their Florida trip with a 3-2 record (2-1 NESCAC). The Continentals fell to 2-4 (1-3 NESCAC) with the loss.
Elizabeth Clegg had two goals and two assists, including the game-winning goal in overtime to lead Bowdoin. Taylor Wilson had a breakout game with three goals and an assist while Carolyn Gorajek continued her torrid pace with three goals and an assist for Bowdoin.
Betsy Sachs also scored twice, including an insurance marker in overtime that sealed the win. Rachel Friendman led all players with five goals for Hamilton.
Bowdoin used a 4-1 run during the final 11 minutes of the first half to take a 6-3. Twice Hamilton drew within one in the second half, but a 3-0 Polar Bear surge, capped by an Olivia King goal, gave Bowdoin an 11-7 lead with 13:10 remaining.
Hamilton scored four times during the final 11:21, including consecutive goals by Friedman to tie the game with just 53 seconds remaining in regulation.
The Polar Bears scored twice, just 23 seconds apart in the first half of overtime to take a 13-11 lead. That would be the difference, as Tara Connolly made a key save on Hamilton's Libby Schultz with two minutes left in the second half of overtime and Bowdoin ran out the clock.