No. 5 Georgetown Edges No. 6 Maryland, 11-10 In Overtime

April 5, 2006

Box Score

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Georgetown's Brittany Baschuk scored the game-winning goal with :16 second left in overtime to lead the fifth-ranked Hoyas over No. 6 Maryland, 11-10, Wednesday night. Maryland's defense held Georgetown scoreless for 22 minutes to start the second half, but the Hoyas scored the last two goals in regulation to force overtime before Baschuk's score.

"We're obviously disappointed with the outcome, but we just did not do the things down the stretch to win the game," head coach Cindy Timchal said. "We just need to learn from this, but we also need to move on."

Krista Pellizzi scored three goals and one assist for Maryland, and Kelly Kasper added a hat trick for the Terps. Allie Buote stopped 12 shots for Maryland to help lead the Terp defense.

The two teams played an even first half, with neither squad ever getting more than a two goal lead. The Terps took a 5-3 late in the first half after a Pellizzi goal from Casey Magor, but the Hoyas responded with four goals in the final 1:34 of the half to seize the lead. Paige Andrews, Coco Stanwick, Zan Morley and Schuyler Sutton all scored on unassisted goals to give the Hoyas the lead heading into the half. Sutton's goal came with just two seconds left in the half. Stanwick won all four draws leading to the scores.

The Terps did not let that run affect them in the second half, though, coming out with a 4-0 spurt in the second half to take back the lead. In the 32nd minute, Pellizzi lined up on the 8-meter arc, but dished to Magor on the whistle to net the score. After a prolonged Georgetown possession that ended with a save by Buote, Delia Cox found Kasper on a give-and-go that knotted teh score at 7-7 with 23:02 left in the game.

Maryland took the lead on a pair of free-position shots from Pellizzi and Kasper before Stanwick put the Hoyas on the board for the first time in the half in the 52nd minute. Brooke Richards caught a tough pass and finished from just outside the crease on a feed from Magor just :14 seconds later to put Maryland up 10-8 with 8:20 left in the game.

Georgetown won the next draw and used a patient offense before Baschuk foound Lucy Poole for a score with 6:17 to go. Maryland won the next draw and tried to work on the clock, but Georgetown's Patty Piotrowicz caused a turnover with just 2:34 left on the clock. The Hoyas worked behind the cage and Baschuk found Sutton cutting to the far post for the catch-and-shoot score. Maryland won the next draw but could not manage a shot as the game moved to overtime.

In the first overtime period, Buote saved two shots and Georgetown's Maggie Koch managed a save to keep the score at 10-10. Kasper won the draw to start the second overtime period, but Piotrowicz forced another turnover to give the Hoyas a possession. Baschuk provided what would be the game winner on a strong move in front of the cage with just :16 second left in the period to lift the Hoyas to the win.

Georgetown held a slight 13-12 advantage in draw controls, and Stanwick won 11 of those draws for the Hoyas. Georgetown also out-shot Maryland, 29-22. The 10 goals scored by Maryland against Georgetown are tied for the most allowed by the Hoyas this season.

Maryland will be back in action this Sunday, April 9, to take on No. 2 Johns Hopkins at Homewood Field in Baltimore. The game will be televised live on ESPNU.

SCORE BY PERIOD       1  2 OT O2  Tot
Georgetown..........  7  3  0  1 - 11
Maryland............  5  5  0  0 - 10

Georgetown SCORING: GOALS: STANWICK, Coco 3; SUTTON, Schuyler 3; POOLE, Lucy 2; BASCHUK, Brittany 1; MORLEY, Zan 1; ANDREWS, Paige 1. ASSISTS: BASCHUK, Brittany 2; POOLE, Lucy 1.

Maryland SCORING: GOALS: Krista Pellizzi 3; Kelly Kasper 3; Casey Magor 1; Katie Doolittle 1; Katie Princiotto 1; Brooke Richards 1. ASSISTS: Casey Magor 2; Delia Cox 1; Kate McWilliams 1; Krista Pellizzi 1.

Georgetown GROUND BALLS: KOCH, Maggie 5; PIOTROWICZ, Patty 3; STANWICK, Coco 3; ANDREWS, Paige 2; BASCHUK, Brittany 2; POOLE, Lucy 2; CIPRO, Laura 1; SMITH, Kristin 1; SUTTON, Schuyler 1.

Maryland GROUND BALLS: Martha Raver 3; Becky Clipp 2; Lauren Cohen 2; Katie Doolittle 2; Meghan Higgins 2; Allie Buote 1; Kelly Kasper 1; Casey Magor 1; Kate McWilliams 1; Krista Pellizzi 1; Katie Princiotto 1.

Georgetown TURNOVERS CAUSED: PIOTROWICZ, Patty 3; ZODTNER, Stephanie 2; POOLE, Lucy 1; STANWICK, Coco 1; TRAUTMAN, Jordan 1. Maryland TURNOVERS CAUSED: Becky Clipp 1; Lauren Cohen 1; Delia Cox 1; Katie Doolittle 1; Kelly Kasper 1; Casey Magor 1; Krista Pellizzi 1.

SHOTS - Georgetown 29; Maryland 22. SHOTS ON GOAL - Georgetown 23; Maryland 20.

TURNOVERS - Georgetown 16; Maryland 15.

CLEARS - Georgetown 15-18; Maryland 17-19.

GOALIES - GU: KOCH, Maggie (66:00 minutes, 20 shots-10 saves, 10 GA); MD: Allie Buote (66:00, 23-12, 11).

Start time: 7:02 pm Finish time: 8:52 Length of game: 1:50 Officials:. Scorer: az.

A-477 T-1:50 ID-406299