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NEWARK, Del. -- Blue Hen sophomore Greta Nauck scored off a penalty corner in double overtime to give the eighth-ranked University of Delaware field hockey team a 3-2 victory over Penn Sunday afternoon at Rullo Stadium.

Just 59 seconds into the second overtime session, Nauck collected a pass from Marjelle Scheffers and blasted a shot past Quakers goalkeeper Liz Mata to give the Blue Hens their ninth straight victory and improve to 13-2 on the year. Penn had its three-game winning streak halted while dropping to 9-4 on the campaign.

Nauck opened the scoring 11:49 into the contest when she scored a penalty corner goal from 15 yards out, while nine minutes later Meghan Winesett (at left) scored her fourth goal of the year by tipping in a long pass from Ally Pollak from five yards out to make it a two-goal game.

"I'm super happy about the team performance today," said Nauck. "We started out really strong and had some quality possessions. The first 50 minutes were amazing. But Penn came back strong and had a good second half. In overtime, we showed what Delaware Field Hockey is about and we got the win. But today was not about me, it was about the team."

Alexa Hoover put Penn on the board 24:07 into the game with a goal from five yards out, and the Quakers knotted the contest at 2-2 with just 2:53 left when Rachel Huang scored a penalty corner goal off an assist from Alexa Schneck.

After the teams went scoreless during the first overtime session, Nauck scored her second goal of the game and her 19th of the season to extend Delaware’s winning streak.

Delaware dominated a majority of play by holding a commanding 32-8 shot advantage, as Mata made 14 saves for the Quakers while Blue Hen goalkeeper Emmeline Oltmans stopped just two shots in the Blue Hen cage.

Delaware hits the road for a pair of games next weekend, heading to Towson on Friday at 6 p.m. and American next Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Game Notes:
• UD’s nine-game winning streak is tied for the longest single-season streak in school history, along with the 1998 and 2009 squads
• Nauck has scored in nine of the last 11 games, and posted her sixth multi-goal game of the year
• Delaware scored at least three goals for the 11th time this season
• The Blue Hens improved to 8-0 at home and extended their home winning streak to 10
• Delaware improved to 2-1 in its three overtime games this year
• The Blue Hens improved to 17-9 all-time vs. Penn

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Kevin Tritt at: ktritt@udel.edu (email) / 302-831-8715 (office) / 302-383-5005 (cell)