No. 3 Skidmore survives Williams
Skott’s last-minute goal propels Thouroughbreds to victory
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Freshman Sam Skott scored in the last minute to lead No. 3 Skidmore to a 2-1 win against Williams on Friday.
The Thoroughbreds improve to 9-1, while the Ephs fall to 4-4.
With seconds remaining, Skidmore earned a corner as senior Jackie Slocombe sent a pass in to Kelly Blackhurst and Skott deflected Blackhurst's shot past the keeper with no time remaining to secure the 2-1 victory.
Emily Jablonski got Williams out to an early lead, scoring at the 11:38 mark to make it 1-0.
Neither team was able to score for the remainder of the first half, but Blackhurst tied it up in the 44th minute with her 12th goal of the season. Slocombe was credited with the assist.
Both teams played a close game for the remainder of regulation before Skott sent the Thoroughbreds home with a victory.
Haley McDougall made two saves in goal for Skidmore, while Ariana Spiliotes finished with nine stops.