Manchester, N.H. – The ESU field hockey team concluded a historic season that ended with a championship clash against Kutztown.
East Stroudsburg’s title hopes hinged on Supey’s ability to make one more crucial play with six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter. An initial shot that was rebounded and redirected by Greenleigh McGehee, who shoveled in the game-winning goal. The much-anticipated championship clash against Kutztown was nothing short of a battle between two teams with experience and intensity. The Golden Bear’s field hockey team secured their first ever NCAA title in the thriller.
The ESU Warriors held a 1-0 lead vs. Kutztown in the first few minutes of the game. Grace Lesh assisted Lia Parker’s first quarter goal for the Warriors. Kutztown’s Jillian Buchman rolled in a goal with 1:43 left in the third quarter to tie the game at 1-1.
While the final outcome was not the ending the Warriors were hoping for, this season was filled with accomplishments and excellence. For the Warriors, the team finishes the season with an outstanding (18-3) record.
East Stroudsburg won the PSAC field hockey tournament as the No. 1 seed against Shippensburg on November 5th. Their success on the field all season long earned the defending champions a chance to secure their second NCAA title in a row.
ESU goalkeeper Amy Supey recorded six saves in the NCAA championship game. She finishes her career 52-7 with 17 solo shutouts. She leaves a lasting legacy in ESU field hockey history through her contributions over her college career.
The Warriors finished the season as the NCAA Division ll runner-up and as the PSAC champion, despite losing the National Championship.
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