Field hockey downs Wilson, 1-0, in OT thriller

Hannah Grushon

RICHMOND, Ind. – Earlham College field hockey came away with a 1-0 overtime win over visiting Wilson College in the Quakers' 2019 home debut on Saturday at Darrell Beane Stadium.

First year Hannah Grushon scored the game's lone goal with 5:29 remaining in the first overtime period, improving Earlham's record to 2-1.

Earlham outshot Wilson, 26-1, and had an 18-6 advantage in penalty corners.

Quaker goalie Meg Murphy recorded a single save on the afternoon, while Wilson's Krista Nayadley charted 10 stops in the Phoenix's cage.

Earlham field hockey returns to action on Sunday, Sept. 8, when it hosts the University of the South (Sewanee) at noon.