Farmington, Maine – The Thomas College field hockey team and their host, the University of Maine at Farmington Beavers needed overtime to get a decision in Wednesday afternoons North Atlantic Conference match-up. The UMF Beavers were able to slip in the game winning goal in, with 4:19 remaining in overtime for the 1-0 win.
After a quiet first half that only saw five shots (4-to-1 in favor of UMF), Thomas' (4-8, 2-3 NAC) goal keeper Sofia Sourgiadakis kept the game scoreless as the Terriers were outshot 8-3 in the second half.
The Terriers best opportunity to knock off UMF (5-4, 4-1 NAC) came in overtime as first year Alyssa Eugley got a pair of shots off, but UMF goal keeper Curran Brierley was able to turn both shots away.
UMF's Lily Barry was able to put the ball in the back of the goal with 4:19 left in overtime to lift the Beavers to victory.
Thomas' Sourgiadakis stopped eight UMF shots and shoulders the loss, while Brierley made four saves and picks up the win.
The Terriers will travel to NAC foe St. Joseph's (Me.) on Saturday October, 8th for their next conference match up.