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Cotherman's Two Late Goals Lift DePauw to Win over Allegheny

Cotherman's Two Late Goals Lift DePauw to Win over Allegheny

October 27, 2012


Greencastle, Ind. - With two goals in a 6:15 span, Angela Cotherman forced overtime and then delivered a game-winning score as DePauw topped Allegheny, 2-1, in North Coast Athletic Conference play.

The Tigers improved to 5-10-1 overall and finished 4-3-1 in NCAC play, while the Gators dropped to 9-8-1 overall and 4-4 in the conference.

The win, coupled with Denison's loss at Wittenberg, gave DePauw a berth in the NCAC Tournament which starts on Wednesday. The Tigers earned the fourth seed and will travel to Wittenberg for a 7 p.m. semifinal contest.

The teams battled through 70 minutes of scoreless play before Michelle Holcomb put Allegheny ahead on an assist from Sarah Shindler at 70:06.

Cotherman's first score came with just 3:22 left in regulation and her game winner was just 2:53 into the first overtime.

Allegheny held a 12-5 edge in shots including a 4-2 margin in shots on goal. The Gators also led in corners, 8-1.

DePauw's Caroline Kerr totaled three saves in goal, while Kylie Mason was unable to stop the only two Tigers' shots on goal.

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