Wheaton Upsets No. 18 Field Hockey, 2-1, In 2 OT
, Mass. Oct. 12, 2002 – Springfield College sophomore goalie Lindsey Pardue (Houston, Texas, Episcopal)
made eight saves but Wheaton College escaped with a 2-1 win in double overtime in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey contest at Benedum Field.
Wheaton sophomore Lynn Holmgreen (East Sandwich, Mass.) scored the game winner with 2:15 remaining in the second OT. Nicole Marchetto (Amherst, Mass.) scored to give the Lyons a 1-0 lead 58:33 in the game. Freshman goalkeeper Emily Fiskio (Branford, Conn.) stopped 18 shots in the win.
Springfield College freshman Lisa Fruggiero (East Dennis, Mass.)
scored the Pride’s lone goal with 62:55 remaining in the contest. The Pride outshot the Lyons, 24-18.
Head Coach Melissa Sharpe
After nine years as head coach of the Pride, Melissa Sharpe has continued the tradition of winning on the field hockey turf, posting an impressive 130-68 record, good for a winning percentage of .656 at the helm of her alma mater. Read more
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