St. Mary's Women's Soccer, Southern Virginia End Up in 1-1 Draw

Head Coach Peter Krech
Head Coach Peter Krech

For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · nmoran@smcm.edu

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).

Notes

  • 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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