For the third straight year the Bobcats and Sacred Heart faced off in the NEC Championship, and for the third straight year the Pioneers came out on top. The Pioneers used eight second half goals to pull away for the 12-7 victory.
The Bobcats and Pioneers played to a 4-4 tie in the first half with neither team gaining more than a one goal lead. The teams continued to trade goals throughout the second half until the Pioneers went a 5-0 run midway through the half to take a 10-6 lead.
The Bobcats could never recover from the run, as they scored only once more the entire game.
Katie Latonick led the way for the Bobcats, scoring two goals and assisting on another. Laura Iannotti also scored two goals.