July 19, 2019
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Connecticut College College field hockey 2 vs Colby 1

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NEW LONDON, Conn.—Sophomore Jamie Navoni (Natick, Mass.) scored her second goal of

the day with two minutes remaining in overtime to lift the Connecticut College field hockey team

to a 2-1 NESCAC victory against Colby College on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field today.

The Camels improved their record to 1-5 but are now back in the thick of things in the conference

with a 1-2 mark in conference play. Colby slips to 2-5 while falling to 1-4 in NESCAC action.

Senior Ryley van der Velde (Louisville, Ky.) made four of her 10 saves in the overtime to lead

the Camels in the cage. Rookie net-minder Emily Buckman (Chatham, N.J.) impressed for the

visitors, turning aside nine shots in the loss.

Connecticut College junior Jackie Murphy (Danvers, Mass.) contributed with a defensive save in

the triumph.

The Camels jumped on top first when Navoni collected a rebound on sophomore Olivia Good’s

(Woodbury, Conn.) shot in the 55 th minute and tipped it in to make it a 1-0 game.

But Colby sophomore Kallie Hutchinson (Pownal, Maine) scored the equalizer with 10:32

remaining in regulation. McKayla Blanch (Tewksbury, Maine) assisted on the goal. It was

Hutchinson’s team-leading fourth goal of the season for the Mules.

In the extra session, Van der Velde stood tall, coming up with four key stops. Then, with just two

minutes left, Cheyanne Asplundh (Huntingdon Valley, Pa.) connected with Navoni and the

sophomore power forward rifled home the game-winner.

It was Navoni’s team-leading third goal of the season and the eighth marker of her career.

Connecticut College held a 14-to- 12 advantage on the shot chart while the Mules carried a 12-to-

5 edge on penalty corners.

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