Assumption Falls to No. 8 LIU Post

Sam Tepper

THE BASICS:

- Score: No. 8 LIU Post 2, Assumption 1

- Records: No. 8 LIU Post (12-4, 11-3 NE10), Assumption (9-7, 5-6 NE10)

- Location: Brookville, N.Y. (Bethpage)

- The Lead: Assumption scored with under fifteen minutes remaining in the game to tie it up at one goal apiece until LIU Post scored a goal with two minutes left off a penalty corner to take the lead 2-1. The Hounds earned a penalty corner in the final seconds of the game, but were unable to convert and fell 2-1 to the Pioneers.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- LIU Post scored the first goal of the game in the 42nd minute of play by Brianna Petruccelli where she collected a rebound off the Assumption goalkeeper's pads and redirected the shot into the back of the cage to take a 1-0 lead.

- The Hounds answered almost 13 minutes later off a penalty corner that was inserted by Kolby Burger (Killingworth, Conn./Haddam Killingworth). As the corner progressed, Sam Tepper (Stroudsburg, Pa./Stroudsburg) reverse swept the ball into the stroke line where it would be tipped and Shannon Quinlan (Buffalo, N.Y./Williamsville North) collected and shot the ball right past the goalkeeper to tie the game at one.

- With the clock under two minutes, LIU Post earned a penalty corner. The ball was passed from the left side by Tarryn Morris to the front of the goal where Emily Miller put the ball into the cage to take the 2-1 lead. The Hounds answered with a penalty corner with 20 seconds remaining that they would not insert until after time had expired. Assumption was unable to convert on the corner and fell to the Pioneers 2-1.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

- Rachel Vellis of the Pioneers earned the win with three saves while Sarah Bodzinski (Southwick, Mass./Southwick Tolland) recorded six.

- The Hounds were outshot in the first (3-1) and second halves (8-3) to total only four shots in the game while the Pioneers recorded eleven.

- Assumption was also earned only six penalty corners in the game with four in the second half, where LIU Post was able to earn eleven total and seven in the second half.

UP NEXT:

- The Hounds are back in action Tuesday, November 6, at Franklin Pierce at 2 p.m.

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