Down five with a minute left, Hartwick battles back to defeat Baruch
ONEONTA, N.Y. -- Hartwick simply refused to lose on Friday night in the Hawks' NCAA tournament first round game against Baruch. The Hawks trailed by as many as 11 points and were behind by five with under a minute left but rallied with baskets on each of their final three possessions of regulation to tie the score at 66-66.
In overtime, Hartwick took the lead on a Maria Foglia free throw with 3:48 left and never trailed again in an epic 80-77 victory against the Bearcats. The victory is the program's first in the NCAA tournament in 23 years.
Sophomore forward Brittney Dumas was brilliant with a career-high 34 points and 15 rebounds to pave the way to the Hawks' victory. Foglia would finish with 23 points as the duo combined for 57 points on the night.