Bears Stay Unbeaten With 2-1 2OT Victory

Claire Hurley
Claire Hurley

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Led by two goals from freshman Claire Hurley, Coast Guard came from behind to take a 2-1 double overtime victory over Mary Washington to open up the Mary Washington Classic.

In their third straight overtime game to start the season, Coast Guard stay unbeaten at 2-0-1. The Eagles drop to 1-2-1 to start the year.

Freshman Brielle Mitchell got the scoring started early as she finished an unassisted goal in the sixth minute to take the 1-0 lead. 

Mary Washington dominated the shot chart the majority of the game but sophomore goalkeeper Rachel Boohar stood on her head throughout the game keeping the advantage at one until late in the second half.

In the 86th minute Hurley came up big for Coast Guard scoring to tie the game and push it to overtime.

In the first overtime, Boohar once again kept the Bears in the game making four saves on five shots as the game moved to the second overtime. 

Just under four minutes into the second overtime Hurley struck again for the game winner getting her head on a cross from sophomore Kali Borden and putting it into the back of the net for her second of the game.

Boohar (2-0-1) made 12 saves on 13 shots on goal. Boohar is off to a strong start this year with 20 saves and a 0.84 goals against average and has allowed only three goals on the season.

Sophomore Madeline Duvall (1-2-1)made six saves on eight shots on goal allowing two goals.

The Bears are back in action tomorrow in day two of the Mary Washington Classic against Randolph-Macon. Kickoff is 12:30.