Trumbull comes back to topple Stamford in FCIAC field hockey

Trumbull scored three goals in the fourth quarter to come-from-behind to defeat visiting Stamford, 4-2, in a FCIAC field hockey contest at McDougall Stadium.

Juniors Kayla Barbagallo (2 goals, 1 assist) and Maura Carbone (1 goal, 2 assists) combined for nine points in the victory. Sophomore Erin Foley added one goal for the Eagles, who improved to 8-5-2 overall.

Stamford was led by Annie Forker, who scored two goals. Forker’s first goal came with 1 second left in the first quarter. The Knights led 1-0 at halftime.

Carbone tied the score at 1 converting off a rebound midway through the third quarter.

Forker gave the Knights the lead two minutes into the fourth.

Trumbull scored three times, two by Barbagallo and one by Foley, in a 2:31 span to regain the lead for good.

Jenny Flynn made three saves for Trumbull, while Lauren Dowling made 10 for Stamford (4-10).

Trumbull plays its final regular season game Monday when it travels to Ridgefield at 6 p.m.

Trumbull 4, Stamford 2

T 0 0 1 3 - 4

S 1 0 1 0 - 2

Scoring Summary:

1st Quarter: S - Annie Forker (assisted by Madison Sweeney), 0:01

3rd Quarter - T - Maura Carbone (unassisted), 6:18

4th Quarter - S - Forker (assisted by Paige Tuccinardi); 13:39; T - Erin Foley (assisted by Kayla Barbagallo), 11:18; T - Barbagallo (assisted by Carbone), 9:53; T - Barbagallo (assisted by Carbone), 8:57

Shots on Goal: T (20), S (7)

Penalty Corners: T (13), S (2)

Goalkeeper Saves: T - Jenny Flynn (3); S - Lauren Dowling (10)

Records: T 8-5-2 (7-4-2 in FCIAC); S 4-10 (2-10 in FCIAC)