Two Goals in Final Four Minutes Lifts DePauw to Win over Wooster

Two Goals in Final Four Minutes Lifts DePauw to Win over Wooster

October 19, 2013

Box Score

Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw dominated play throughout, but still needed two goals in the final 3:41 to take a 3-2 North Coast Athletic Conference win over Wooster on Nick Mourouzis Field at Blackstock Stadium.

The Tigers improved to 11-4 overall and 9-1 in the NCAC, while the Fighting Scots dropped to 8-7 overall and 6-5 in conference play.

Wooster took the first-half lead as Kerry O'Connor scored on Taylor Thorp's assist with 6:09 left. The Tigers then knotted the score just 2:10 into the second half on Paige Henry's unassisted goal. Leah Prescott gave Wooster a 2-1 advantage on Megan McGinley's assist at 45:52.

The Fighting Scots held the lead until 3:41 remained when Chelsea Cutler scored on Micheline Figel's pass and Figel delivered the game winner with 1:22 left on Cutler's assist.

DePauw outshot Wooster, 42-5 and held a 31-3 edge in corners. Maggie Steele took the win in goal for the Tigers, while Meredith Farley turned away 19 of DePauw's shots and Laura Kummer had a defensive save.

The Tigers host Oberlin tomorrow at 11 a.m.

 

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