Mary Washington wins CAC opener
Eagles’ Reynolds scored game-winning goal in overtime
YORK, Pa. -- Sophomore forward Erin Reynolds scored the game-winning goal with 2:31 remaining in the first overtime to lead Mary Washington to a 2-1 victory at York in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament on Sunday. The Eagles improved to 9-6-2 on the season, and advanced to the CAC semifinals.
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Throughout the action, the Eagles struggled to get anything going. At one point, they were being outshot 10-1 but York couldn't find the net either until Jena Armister scored at 56:39.
Trailing 1-0, the Eagles responded at 73:32 as junior Excy Herrera found sophomore Kelsey Carter for a header score that knotted the game at one. From that point, the Eagles turned up the effort with several quality chances, but couldn't find a winning score by the close of regulation.
That changed when Reynolds sent a shot at York goalkeeper Sarah Spanarkel at 97:29, then collected the rebound and found the goal with her eighth score of the season, giving UMW the victory that avenged a 2-1 overtime loss at York during the regular season.
York led in shots 14-9 and in corner kicks 6-2. Senior goalie Tina Brehm made five saves for the Eagles, including a diving save in the closing minutes of regulation.