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Wayne Cavadi | | September 28, 2017

WATCH: Assumption field hockey upsets No. 3 LIU Post on Allison Sheahan's OT game-winner

  Assumption upset No. 3 LIU Post 3-2 in an overtime thriller from Worcester, Massachusetts.

Assumption entered its match against No. 3-ranked LIU Post sitting at 3-5, amid a two-game losing streak. Looking for a much-needed win, LIU Post, last year's national runners-up, didn't seem like it would be the answer.

But that's why they play the game.

It wasn't simply an overtime win. The Greyhounds and Pioneers fought to a 0-0 tie in the first half, before LIU Post exploded for two goals to open the second half. Trailing 2-0, senior Allison Sheahan picked up the assist on the first goal, starting the comeback in the final ten minutes. And Sheahan picked the perfect time to score her second goal of the season.

Less than a minute into overtime, she ended it with the game-winner. 

The Assumption victory drops LIU Post to 6-1 overall and 3-1 in the tightly contested Northeast-10. The win brings Assumption to 2-2 in the NE-10 and very much back in the hunt. 

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