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CEDAR CREST FIELD HOCKEY DROPS DOUBLE OVERTIME HEARTBREAKER TO ALBRIGHT COLLEGE
Reading, PA (September 1, 2009) – The Cedar Crest College field hockey team fell, 1-0, in a double-overtime thriller to non-league foe Albright College on Tuesday evening at Shirk Stadium.
The contest was back-and-forth for the entire 70 minutes of regulation and for the 28:38 of the two overtime periods.
Albright’s Gia Boscola scored on a shot from the top of the circle with 1:42 left in the second overtime period to end the contest.
Senior goalie Rachel Orlen (Robbinsville, NJ/Highstown HS) played an outstanding game in the cage, stopping 11 shots in almost 100 minutes of action. Albright’s Kaitlyn Johnston made two stops for the Lions.
Albright held a 12-7 advantage in penalty corners, while holding an 18-5 shot advantage.
Cedar Crest falls to 0-1 overall on the season, while Albright improves to 1-0 overall.
The Falcons will travel to Goucher College on Saturday, September 5th for a 12:00 p.m. non-league contest.