Field Hockey Advances To Elite Eight After Double Overtime Victory Over #11 Michigan

UofL Field Hockey NCAA Round 1

The fifth-ranked, and 4th seeded, University of Louisville field hockey team beat No. 11 Michigan 2-1 in double overtime at Trager Stadium to advance to the Elite Eight in the 2019 NCAA tournament. Louisville will host Boston College on Sunday at 1:00 pm for a chance to go to the Final Four. Today’s win marks the first time Louisville field hockey has ever advanced to the Elite Eight.

Here is a link to the bracket – https://www.ncaa.com/brackets/fieldhockey/d1/2019

Michigan scored first and held the early lead until just under two minutes left in the 3rd quarter. Neither team scored in the first overtime, but with with 1:46 remaining in the second overtime, Bethany Russ scored her second goal of the game and her 12th of the season to win the game. 

 

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