For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Mary's City, Md. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's soccer team owned a 1-0 lead at halftime but their potential fifth win of the season slipped through their fingers on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Regionally ranked Washington and Lee University (3-1-2) rallied back for the 2-1 overtime non-conference win over the Seahawks (4-5-0).
St. Mary's 1, Washington and Lee 2 (OT)
How It Happened
- St. Mary's made the most of its three first-half shots as first-year midfielder Ashley Yurich (Mt. Airy, Md./Linganore) ripped a shot to give her team a 1-0 lead less than four minutes before halftime.
- Senior captain Katie Flores (Towson, Md./Towson) turned away two of the Generals' five shots to preserve the Seahawks' one-goal advantage.
- W&L ramped up the offense in the second half, outshooting the Seahawks, 10-2, and earning two corner kicks.
- Sydney von Rosenberg evened up the score at 71:26 as von Rosenberg put back Danielle Spickard's corner kick, which bounced around in the box before finding the back of the net.
- The Generals continued to pressure St. Mary's backline but Flores was up to the challenge and the game headed into overtime.
- Washington and Lee made good on one of its two shots in the extra frame in the 96th minute when von Rosenberg finished off the rebound from Megan Engeland's blocked shot.
For the Seahawks
- Scorers: Yurich (1 goal)
- Goalkeeper: Flores (7 saves, 2 goals allowed, 95:05)
For Washington and Lee
- Scorers: von Rosenberg (2 goals); Engeland (1 assist)
- Goalkeeper: Jasmine Furin (3 saves, 1 goal allowed, 95:05)
- Washington and Lee is now unbeaten in six games against the Seahawks, improving to 5-0-1 with today's victory. The two sides played to a scoreless double OT draw in 2010.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Sep. 26 vs. Catholic (4-2-2) – Seahawk Stadium – 4:00 p.m.
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