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Field Hockey Defeats Bridgewater for First Win of Season
09/12/2006

FROSTBURG, Md. — Senior Jenni Brygider (Locust Grove, Va/Orange County) scored the game-winning goal in overtime to give the Frostburg State field hockey team a 2-1 win over Bridgewater, Tuesday afternoon.

Brygider’s goal snaps FSU’s (1-5) five-game losing streak and gives the Bobcats their first win of the season.

Freshman Kelly Filipowicz (Elkridge, Md/Long Reach) scored the first goal of the game with 3:10 on the game clock.

After back and forth play through the middle part of the half, the Eagles(0-4) got on the board just before the end of the first when Rachel Schaefer scored with 2:45 left on the clock.

Neither team found the net the rest of the half and the game headed into intermission tied a 1-1.

Both teams had plenty of chances to score in the second half as the Eagles outshot the Bobcats 6-5, but the game remained tied 1-1 at the end of regulation.

Brygider, who started overtime on the bench, entered the contest and netted the game winner less than a minute later with 9:55 left in overtime.

Frostburg State and Bridgewater both had 12 shots on goal.

Junior Jessica Brittingham (Pocomoke.Md./ Pocomoke) had four saves for FSU while Elizabeth Sullivan had three saves for the Eagles.

FSU returns to action on Saturday, September 16 when the Bobcats host Salisbury at noon.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780
E-mail: sportsinfo@frostburg.edu