Black Sticks Scores a Last Minute Goal to Hold Las Leonas for Draw in 4 Nations Hockey Tournament

17th April 2013: The Black Sticks have had a last minute comeback to claim a 2-2 draw against Argentina at the Four Nations Tournament in Hamilton tonight.

Black Sticks Stacey Michelsen (left) celebrates with captain Kayla  Sharland (right) after scoring a goal against Korea (Photo Credit: photosport.co.nz)

Black Sticks Stacey Michelsen (left) celebrates with captain Kayla Sharland (right) after scoring a goal against Korea (Photo Credit: photosport.co.nz)

On a wintery night at the Gallagher Hockey Centre, the Black Sticks worked hard to turn a 2-0 deficit into a draw thanks to goals from Stacey Michelsen and a field goal in the 70th minute from Charlotte Harrison.

“It was a good comeback, our players have taken steps forward in that regard. They know how to work hard, hold on and not give up and that is really pleasing. Previously, we have been in that position and lost games, especially against Argentina, so it is good to fight back and take the draw,” says head coach Mark Hager. Continue reading →