WATERVILLE, Maine --- The 20th-ranked Colby College women's lacrosse team scored twice in the final 11:17 of regulation to send the game to overtime in a tough 8-7 setback to third-ranked Trinity College on Friday at Bill Alfond Field.
After battling to a 3-3 halftime tie, Colby (1-2 overall, 0-2 NESCAC) scored the opening two goals of the second half. Kendall Smith scored from Lexie Perticone just 36 seconds into the half. Smith then had an assist on a goal by Sasha Fritts just 30 seconds later.
The Bantams' Karly Simpson scored on a free-position shot with 18:11 remaining in the second half to break the tie. Trinity went up by two goals when Mergner scored from Nicole Stauffer with 16:38 left.
Ferguson stopped a free-position shot in overtime and Colby goaltender Izzy Scribano (4 saves) stopped a point-blank shot from in front right before the teams switched sides after three minutes of play.
The Mules held a 24-15 lead in shots. Colby scored on 2-of-10 free-position shots and Trinity converted one of their three chances.