Cavaliers Fall to Princeton, 9-8
March 19, 1999
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Princeton’s Tice Burke drove the crease andscored with 1:39 to go in the third sudden victory period to lift the #7Tigers to the upset win over the #3 Cavaliers 9-8 tonight at UniversityHall Turf Field. Burke’s goal came in the 74th minute of play.
The Cavaliers jumped on top five minutes into the game as Jess Hull(Arnold, Md./Broadneck) scored on a free position at the 25:37 mark. TheTigers tied it up 29 seconds later as Kim Smith scored on a challenge.Burke then assisted on a pair of goals 38 seconds apart as Princeton took a3-1 lead with 21:54 to go in the first.
The Cavaliers answered with a pair of goals as Jamie Haas (Berwyn,Pa./Marple Newtown) scored at 18:35 and Kelly Allenbach (West Chester,Pa./W. C. Henderson) converted a Mia Mooney (Rosemont, Pa./Shipley) feed atthe 16:38 point. Princeton went up again as Jo Deans scored with 11:26 togo in the half.
But the Cavaliers took the lead at halftime as Mills Hook(Lutherville, Md./St. Paul’s) took scored off a Lacey Aumiller (Baltimore,Md./Notre Dame Prep) feed with 7:16 to go and Gina Sambus (Garden City,NY/Garden City) converted a free position with 1:42 before halftime.
In the second half, Princeton rattled off three consecutive goalsin the first eight minutes of play, including a pair from Smith, to take a7-5 lead. But the Virginia defense came alive and held the Tigers scorelessthe rest of regulation. Meanwhile, Melissa Hayes (Chevy Chase,Md./Georgetown Visitation) caused a turnover, scooped up the ground ball,and sprinted the length of the field and scored halfway through the secondperiod to cut the deficit to 7-6. Haas tied the score with 7:13 to go inthe half, and Hull gave the Cavaliers the lead with just 6:15 to play inregulation.
Princeton tied the game as Smith scored her fourth goal with just4:27 to go in the regulation period.
In the mandatory overtimes, UVa won the draw both times but neitherteam was able to generate a shot.
In the first sudden victory period, Virginia again won the draw andHaas’ shot was deflected by Princeton goalie Laura Field. The Hoos got theball back and Hull was able to get off a shot, but it too was saved byField.
In the second sudden victory period, Princeton won the draw andmanaged a shot but it went wide. They got the ball back on a ground ballpickup, but the Cavalier defense forced a turnover and Virginia took theball to their offensive end where Samm Taylor (Springfield, Va./Robinson)took a shot that was saved by Field.
In the third overtime period, Princeton won the draw where Burketook it to goal line extended and drove the crease for the winning goalwith 1:39 to play.
The Cavaliers were led by Amy Fromal (Folsom, Pa./Ridley) whopicked up 10 ground balls. Ashley Widger (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga) had sixcaused turnovers while Taylor had five. Francis Segarra (Glen Mills,Pa./Glen Mills) had four saves on the night.
With the loss, Virginia falls to 3-2 overall. They will face #2Penn State on Sunday, March 21 at 1:00 pm.
1 2 ot sv1 sv2 sv3 Final (Records)Princeton (#7) 4 4 0 0 0 1 9 (3-1)Virginia (#3) 5 3 0 0 0 0 8 (3-2)
Scoring: Goals (V): Haas 2, Hull 2, Sambus, Hook, Hayes, Allenbach
Assists: Mooney, Aumiller
Goals (P): Smith 4, Samaras 2, Deans, Burke, Gutelius
Assists (P): Burke 3
Saves: (V): Segarra 4, (P): Field 7, Mettler 2
Clearing: (V): 13-19; (P): 12-24
Caused turnovers: (V): 20, (P): 12
Ground balls: (V): 41, (P): 29
Draw controls: (V):12, (P):11
Free positions: (V): 4; (P):5
Shots: (V):23, (P): 12
Turnovers: (V): 25, (P):27
Fouls: (V): 12, (P): 16