PAXTON, Mass. -- An overtime goal scored by Kaitlyn Moran (Leicester, Mass.) lifted the AMCATS to a 3-2 victory over the Lasers of Lasell College on Thursday night. The game winner was in the first minute of overtime play and was Moran's second of the game and 17th of the season.
With the win, the AMCATS improves to 5-6 on the season and 2-2 in conference play, while the loss drops the Lasers to 6-4 overall and 1-2 in the GNAC.
The game remained scoreless for most of the first half until the Lasers capitalized on a scoring opportunity with just under two minutes on the clock. Lasell stole a 2-0 lead with an early goal in the second half, but The AMCATS never let up as they tallied two goals to send both teams into overtime. AMCAT goalkeeper, Bryanna Tobin (Deep River, Conn.) made a huge save with just seconds remaining in regulation to help bring the team into overtime.
The game held 0-0 for most of the first half until the Laser's Courtney Braman (Gardner, Mass.) buried the ball behind Tobin with just 1:30 to play in the half. The Lasers came out firing in the second half as Cailin Flannery (Medford, N.J.) tallied their second goal just one minute in off of a pass from Mindy Esposito (Sunderland, Mass.).
Tobin finished the game with nine saves and improves to 4-4 this season while Landry posted four save and drops to 6-4 overall.