NEWBERRY, S.C. -- Belmont Abbey rallied from a 1-0 deficit with two late goals, then hung on to defeat Newberry 2-1 in South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Field Hockey League action Tuesday night. With the victory, the Crusaders (4-8, 4-4) inched closer to a berth in the league tournament, needing only win or loss by Converse to qualify.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The teams played a scoreless first half with Belmont Abbey holding a 6-1 advantage in shots.
- Newberry tallied the first goal on a shot with 19:01 remaining.
- With just over 10 minutes left Angelina Perrone connected on a long pass to Mia Maminski, who went far post to tie the game.
- Just under five minutes later, Emilie Devaux converted on a penalty corner from Xanthe Rademeyer to secure the victory.
- Belmont Abbey outshot the Wolves 24-3 and had an 11-2 advantage in penalty corners.
- Belmont Abbey closes the regular season with a three-game homestand. The Crusaders step out of conference for the final time this year on Saturday when former ECAC rival Bellarmine visits Alumni Field.