Senior Owen Dingman recorded his second game-winner of the season in overtime to help the University of Mary Washington defeat Frostburg State University, 8-7, of Thursday afternoon in Fredericksburg, Va. UMW improves to 6-4 overall, and 2-0 in the CAC.
A back-and-forth first quarter saw the Bobcats strike first just 14:21 into the game. Dingman scored his first goal of the game on an assist from Chase Kapuscienski only two minutes later to even the score a one a piece. Frostburg St. regained the lead with 6:04 to play in the first quarter. From there, Conor Healy scored on an assist from Shane Mckenzie to knot the game up at two with 1:34 remaining in the quarter.
The Bobcats scored the first three goals of the second quarter to take the lead 5-2 with 1:11 remaining. UMW was held scoreless until the last 22 seconds of the quarter as Will Mortimer scored on an assist from Cole Hogan, and the Eagles were down 5-3 going into half.
Out of halftime, Frostburg St. scored first with 9:43 left to push their lead to three, 6-3. McKenzie then scored on an assist from Dingman to bring them within two. Kapuscienski added his lone goal of the game with 1:05 to play in the third quarter on an assist from McKenzie.
In the fourth quarter, the Eagles tied it up at 6-6 as Hogan scored on a helper from Ben Byrne with 11:38 left in the game. The Bobcats took the lead, 7-6, with 10:17 remaining. UMW tied the game up at seven a piece as Hogan scored on an assist from Dingman with just 5:48 to play. That score would stand until overtime.
UMW won the ground ball battle 27-16, and converted 19-20 clears.
The Eagles will be back in action on Saturday as they will host Wesley in a CAC matchup at 1 p.m.