Wooster, Ohio – The DePauw field hockey team held on for a 6-5 win against Wooster on Saturday in their second North Coast Athletic Conference match of the season.
The Tigers trailed 5-4 at halftime, but they were able to shutout Wooster in the second half, while adding two goals of their own for the win.
Senior Addie Ball tied it at 5-5 off an assist from Rose Revolinski in the 47th minute. Freshman Gretchen Bechthold then followed with the game winner in the 66th minute off an assist from Reilly Bruce.
The decision to change goalies paid off as Sarah Foye collected the win after replacing Sarah Guendert. Foye made three saves and allowed one goal in 47:35, while Guendert allowed four goals in the first 22:25.
Freshman Erika Bell kept the Tigers in the game with a hat trick in the first half, scoring the second, third and fourth goals for the Tigers. Trailing 4-2, Bell scored twice in a span of almost two minutes to tie the game at 4-4.
Paige Berliner started the scoring with a goal two minutes into the game. Bruce collected two additional assists in the first half and led the team with three total.
DePauw displayed an aggressive offensive attack, outshooting Wooster 47-17 with 30 shots on goal. They also took 16 penalty corners to Wooster's 4.
DePauw moves to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in the NCAC. They travel to Oberlin tomorrow for another NCAC game at noon. Wooster is 3-4 overall and 1-2 in NCAC play.