Greencastle, Ind. - Oberlin's John Sutherland scored with just 35 seconds left to give the visiting Yeomen a 14-13 North Coast Athletic Conference win over DePauw. The Tigers dropped to 7-10 overall and 4-4 in the NCAC, but earned their first-ever bid to the NCAC Tournament. The Tigers travel to Ohio Wesleyan on Wednesday, April 25, for a semifinal contest at a time to be announced. Oberlin closed its season at 8-7 overall and 3-5 in NCAC play.
DePauw scored the game's first four goals in the opening 6:07, but Oberlin quickly came back and evened the game at 5-5 after the first period. The Yeomen outscored the Tigers, 5-1, in the second for a 10-6 halftime lead.
The Tigers got back into the contest by outscoring the Yeomen, 4-0, in the third including a pair in a 34-second span late in the stanza to even the contest at 10-10.
Reese Koburov's goal with 4:32 left gave the Yeomen a 13-12 lead, but DePauw wasted little time in drawing even again as Jorgensen scored just 15 seconds later.
After Sutherland delivered the eventual game winner, DePauw won the ensuing faceoff, but couldn't get a shot off in time.
Oberlin outshot the Tigers, 39-36, and each team fired 22 shots on goal. DePauw's Charlie Robson stopped eight Oberlin shots and the Yeomen's Calvin Filson recorded nine saves.
DePauw led in ground balls, 31-22, and had 16 turnovers to the guests' 20, but Oberlin won 17 of the 30 faceoffs.
Filson and Max McAllister each had five ground balls with McAllister claiming 16 of 26 faceoffs. Max Scott paced the Yeomen with three caused turnovers.