Hurley Ties Career Assist Record in Bears 2OT Loss

Claire Hurley
Claire Hurley

NEW LONDON, Conn.-- Coast Guard women's soccer fell 4-3 in double overtime to Connecticut College on the road on Tuesday afternoon. The Bears are now 1-5 on the season, while the Camels remain undefeated at 5-0.

Junior Kat Norton led the Camels with two goals and one assist. She scored the first goal of the game in the 25th minute off a breakaway pass from freshman Mya Johnson to take a 1-0 lead.

Two minutes into the second half, senior Claire Hurley found classmate Lizzie Miller on a corner kick, tying the game 1-1 for her second goal of the season. With the assist, Hurley has tied the Coast Guard record for career assists with 15.

Hurley scored an unassisted goal in the 61st minute to give the Bears a 2-1 lead with her second goal of the season.

The Camels tied it up 2-2 in the 71st minute and three minutes later took a 3-2 lead from Norton's fifth goal of the season.

Hurley tied the game 3-3 in the 77th minute as she received a cross from sophomore Brielle Pearce, scoring her third goal of the season and forcing overtime.

Senior Emily Angeli scored off a penalty kick in the 108th minute to lift the Camels past the Bears 4-3 in overtime.

The Camels outshot Coast Guard, 40-16 but the Bears had a 7-6 advantage in corner kicks.

Junior goalkeeper Katy Pelletier recorded five saves for the Camels and improves to 5-0 this season. Freshman Sarah Schollenberger had a career-high 17 saves for the Bears but drops to 1-3 on the season.

The Bears open up New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday at 3:00 PM as they travel to Springfield.

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