Clark Wins Home Opener Over Simmons in Double OT

Clark Wins Home Opener Over Simmons in Double OT

WORCESTER, MA. – In their season and home opener, the Clark field hockey team moved to 1-0, picking up a 2-1 double overtime victory over the Simmons Sharks.

HIGHLIGHTS

-After a scoreless first half, the Cougars got on the board first with Emma Boland (Redding, Conn) scoring her first goal of the season at the 40:13 mark. Late in the fourth, a Simmons goal tied the game with less than four minutes to play.

-The game remained tied at the end of regulation, and the Cougars and Sharks faced off in double overtime.

-Only thirty-four seconds into the second overtime period, the Cougars capitalized on a corner with a hard shot from Maire O'Donnell (Oak Park, Ill) being tipped past the goalie by Kerry Lefebvre (Freeport, Maine).

-Coach Kelley picks up her first win as the head coach of the Cougars.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

-Clark outshot the Sharks 26-15, including 2-0 in the second overtime period.

-Both of Clark's goals were assisted. The first goal was assisted by Carden Maloney and the second goal was assisted by Maria O'Donnell. 

-Kerry Lefebvre scored her first goal in her first collegiate game

-Maire O'Donnell got her first assist in her first collegiate start

NEXT UP

Next up the Cougars will host in town rival Worcester State at the Granger Athletic Complex.