Field Hockey Fights but Falls in Overtime to Stockton, 0-1

Field Hockey Fights but Falls in Overtime to Stockton, 0-1

The facts

Wesley (9-6, 2-1) 0, Stockton (13-2, 2-2) 1

What: Non-Conference Field Hockey Game

Where: Galloway Township, New Jersey

When: Tuesday, Oct. 22nd

How it happened

The Wolverines traveled to Stockton University for a non-conference game on a rainy cold Tuesday night on Oct. 22nd.

The first quarter of the game consisted of back and forth possession. The Wolverines defense proving strong as they faced five corners from Stockton and three shots. Neither team was able to find the net by the end of the first quarter.

The second quarter consisted of the same play with both defenses' holding strong, but both teams went into the half scoreless, 0-0. 

The remainder of regulation play the Wolverines put forth powerful efforts on both offense and defense but neither team was able to score, bringing the game into overtime.

However, one minute into overtime Stockton's Kassidy Wentzell dribbled the ball down the left side of the field finding the back of the net to end the game, 0-1.

WC Leaders

Kaila Hindt two shots on goal

Bridget Wood held Stockton from scoring throughout regulation play after facing 3 hard shots 

Comments from the coach

"We played such a good game. I thought we possessed the ball a lot better than in some games, and had some great crosses in front of the cage – we just have to finish". Coach Short

Inside story

The Wolverines will continue their road play as they head to Washington College on Thursday, Oct. 24. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.