For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · email@example.com
Buena Vista, Va. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's soccer team used a late own goal to force overtime and eventually record a 1-1 draw at Southern Virginia University Saturday afternoon in Capital Athletic Conference action.
St. Mary's 1, Southern Virginia 1 (2 OT)
How It Happened
- The Knights outshot St. Mary's, 7-3, in the first half and Kora Jewell put Southern Virginia on the board in the 26th minute with an unassisted goal.
- SVU seemed poised to come away with three points but an own goal in the 88th minute kept the Seahawks in the fight.
- The Seahawks went to work in the two 10-minute extra frames, collecting two shots and a corner kick in each overtime period.
- Merideth Ouellette preserved the 1-1 draw with two saves in OT.
For the Seahawks (3-7-4, 2-2-2 CAC)
- Scorers: Own Goal
- Goalkeeper: Sydney Larkin (4 saves, 1 goal allowed, 110:00)
- St. Mary's finished the contest with 11 shots (five on goal) and four corner kicks.
For Southern Virginia (5-7-2, 2-3-1 CAC)
- Scorer: Jewell (1 goal)
- Goalkeeper: Ouellette (4 saves, 1 goal allowed, 110:00)
- The Knights extended their unbeaten streak to three straight with 11 shots (five on goal).
- St. Mary's moves to 2-0-3 all-time against the Knights in a series which began in 2013.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Oct. 18 at the University of Mary Washington (6-8-1, 2-3-1 CAC) – Fredericksburg, Va. – CAC match – 3:30 p.m.
- Mary Washington owns the series with the Seahawks, boasting a 25-7-8 all-time record. However, St. Mary's is 1-0-1 in the last two meetings.
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