ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. – The Salisbury University women's soccer team started off 2021 on a high with a 2-1 win in overtime over Shenandoah on Saturday to open the Seahawk Classic.
HOW IT HAPPENED
· Kyla Holt got things started early for the Sea Gulls after a misplayed ball by Shenandoah allowed her to advance and score a goal in the fifth minute of the game.
· Early in the second half, Shenandoah's Elizabeth McGee knotted things up at 1-1 with an unassisted goal in the 54th minute.
· After slipping past the Hornet defense, Autumn Dougherty was able to beat the goalkeeper one-on-one and hit the back of the net in the 93rd minute to give Salisbury the overtime win.
SALISBURY GAME NOTES
· Salisbury edged out Shenandoah in total shots, 15-13.
· Emma Hill recorded seven saves on the day to earn the win.
SHENANDOAH GAME NOTES
· Elizabeth McGee netted the lone goal for the Hornets.
· Karissa Dominick and Kasie Kilmer split time in goal and combined for eight saves. Dominick registered six saves in the first half.
· Salisbury will face off against the Marymount Saints tomorrow at 1 p.m. to finish out the Seahawk Classic at St. Mary's