LEICESTER, Mass.-The Becker College field hockey team defeated Bay Path College in overtime, 1-0 . The win lifts the Hawks record to 2-16 (2-4 NECC), while the Wildcats fall to 2-12 (2-4 NECC).
The Hawks won the game with 4:42 remaining in overtime when Katherine DiMascio (Braintree, Mass.) fed Brittany Cormier (Danbury, Conn.) who ripped a shot past the right shin pad of Bay Path goalkeeper Anna Meyer.
Gabrielle Gallo (Northport, N.Y.) earned the win after playing the second half and overtime game in net, turning away four Bay Path shots. Bay Path netminder Anna Meyer (Millbrook, N.Y.) made eight stops for the Wildcats.
With the win, Becker clinches a spot in the New England Collegiate Conference playoffs and will face top seeded Anna Maria College. The date and time of the game will be announced by the league office on Monday morning.