Newberry rallies past Sewanee for a 2-1 win

Newberry rallies past Sewanee for a 2-1 win

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Oct. 15, 2016)  Two second-half goals in less than two minutes led Newberry to a 2-1 comeback win over the Sewanee field hockey team, Saturday.

The loss is the Tigers' fourth this season by a single goal.

Sewanee scored early in the second half as Hannah Tompkins pushed in a loose ball in just in front of the cage.

Unfortunately, Kristyna Oyola responded in a big way for Newberry. With 63:30 off the clock, Oyola scored off a Kayla Cooke pass. Two minutes later, Oyola netted the game winner off another assist, this time from Brady Keeler.

Newberry dominated possession with a 16-2 advantage in shots. The home team also led in corners 19-1.

Sewanee is scheduled to close out its regular season with a 1:00 p.m. match against Transylvania in two weeks.

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