No. 8 Bentley holds off Queens (N.Y.)
Dorman stops 17 shots to lead the Falcons to victory
FLUSHING, N.Y. – No. 8 Bentley withstood a furious second half rally from Queens (N.Y.) to hang on for a 9-8 victory, the Falcons' fifth consecutive, on Sunday.
In a low scoring affair, Bentley, playing its second game in as many days, shut the Knights out for the first 44 minutes and led 6-0 backed by the efforts in goal by sophomore Ally Dorman, who made 17 saves overall and 11 in the first half.
Queens though finally got on the scoreboard with 15:46 left in the game, but Bentley scored three more times in the next six-and-a-half minutes, with another Knights goal thrown in, to lead take a seemingly comfortable lead at 9-2 with 8:58 to play.
But that was Bentley's last goal. Junior Melissa Montreuil started the Knights' rally with a goal 54 seconds later. They got to within 9-6 after the second of two consecutive by senior Meghan Monahan with 3:23 remaining.
Montreuil scored again with 2:17 left, and Kayleen Kelty trimmed the lead to 9-8 with 58 seconds to go. Alex Carney though won the ensuing draw control for Bentley, and they were able to keep possession until a turnover with three seconds left to hang on for the victory.
The Falcons led 3-0 after the first 30 minutes on goals by Megan Wigginsand two by sophomore Jackie Brown. Junior Cori Geiger netted the first two goals of the second half, and junior Margeaux Guercia made it 6-0 with 17:04 left in the game.