Oct. 26, 1997

Women's Field Hockey Falls to North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.-Senior Cindy Werley scored off a Kate Barker assist to lead the fourth-ranked Universoty of North Carolina field hockey team to a 4-3 overtime victory over Maryland at Navy Field.

In addition to her game-winning goal, Werely scored two unassisted goals in the first half of the regulation, giving her a hat trick. Junior Nancy Pelligreen added a goal halfway through the second, tying the game at 3-3.

Maryland was led by senior Lynsey McVicker who scored twice. Nadine Bennet and Marloes Platzek assisted McVicker on the second goal. Carla Tagliente scored Maryland's second gol off an assist by Jennifer Pratt, which tied the game 2-2 at halftime.

Terrapin goalie Alana Eliwatt recorded 11 saves, while Carolina's Jana Winthrow recorded five.

Game Summary

North Carolin 4, Maryland 3 Goals: 1. North Carolina, Cindy Werly, 1st, 0:57 2. Maryland, Lynsey McVicker, 1st, 3:48 3. North Carolina, Cindy Werly, 1st, 9:18 4. Maryland, Carla Tagliente (Jenner Pratt), 1st, 21:49 5. Maryland, Lynsey McVicker (Nadine Bennet, Marloes Platzek), 2nd, 11:24 6. North Carolina, Nancy Pelligreen, 2nd, 19:29 7. North Carolina, Cindy Werly (Kate Barber), OT, 5:52 Shots: North Carolina 19, Maryland 10 Corners: North Carolina 8, Maryland 5 Saves: North Carolina (Withrow 5), Maryland (Eliwatt 11)