Garofalo Scores Twice in Field Hockey’s 3-1 NEWMAC Quarterfinal Win Over WPI

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- Score: No. 5 MIT 3, No. 4 WPI 1

- Records: MIT (10-7); WPI (12-5)

- Location: Worcester, Mass. (Alumni Stadium)

- The Lead: A pair of goals by sophomore Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) helped the No. 5 seeded MIT field hockey team defeat No. 4 WPI in the quarterfinals of the NEWMAC Championship Tournament on Tuesday night. With the win, MIT will be making its third straight semifinal appearance and ninth in 10 years.


- 18th Minute (17:17) – MIT 1, WPI 0: WPI goalie Karen Mushrall got a piece of a blast by Garofalo but the ball trickled in.

- 31st Minute (30:51) – MIT 2, WPI 0: Senior Bailey Tregoning (Frederick, Md.) centered a pass from junior Devon Goetz (Rockville, Md.) and finished through traffic.

- 58th Minute (57:07) – MIT 2, WPI 1: Angie Ferro collected the rebound of her previously saved attempt and then put a diving shot on goal.

- 59th Minute (58:08) – MIT 3, WPI 1: Garofalo buried an unassisted marker for an insurance goal.


- MIT had the upper hand in shots (18-13) and shots on goal (11-9) while WPI had a 4-2 edge in penalty corners.

- Sophomore Grace Moore (Boston, Mass.) and Mushrall both made eight saves.


- MIT continues the NEWMAC Tournament on Thursday, Nov. 1 when it travels to top-seeded and nationally-ranked No. 13 Babson College for a 3:30 p.m. semifinal game.


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