ATLANTA — Sophomore Kelly Costopoulos scored the winning goal in the 97th minute of play on Sunday afternoon, lifting No. 5 Emory to a 3-2 overtime win against New York University. Combined with a Case Western Reserve loss to Washington-St. Louis, the victory clinched the UAA Championship for the Eagles.
The conference title is Emory’s sixth in program history, and the fifth outright championship. The Eagles last won the UAA title in 2008. The UAA Championship also guarantees them an automatic berth to the NCAA Championships.
Emory outshot NYU 27-10 in the game, including an 11-6 edge in shots on goal. The Eagles also took 11 corner kicks in the game, compared to just two for the Violets.
No. 3 Trinity (Texas) 1, Dallas 0
IRVING, Texas — First-year forward Stephanie Segovia scored an unassisted goal four minutes into the overtime period, as No. 3 Trinity (Texas) edged Dallas 1-0 in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference game on Sunday afternoon.
Trinity, the defending conference champion, wrapped up its regular-season campaign with undefeated records of 18-0-0, and 8-0-0 in the SCAC. This marks the second consecutive year the Tigers completed the regular season with an unbeaten SCAC record. Dallas dropped to 11-7-2 and 2-5-1 SCAC.
Segovia leads the Tigers with 22 goals (two game-winners) and five assists, for 47 total points. Her 22 goals this season are tied for the second-most in school history for a single season.
No. 4 Johns Hopkins 6, Gettysburg 1
BALTIMORE — In the battle for first between No. 4 Johns Hopkins and Gettysburg, the Blue Jays soared to a 6-1 victory behind senior Paulina Goodman’s first career hat trick to claim the Centennial Conference regular season crown and the top seed in the upcoming conference tournament.
The Blue Jays remained perfect on the season at 17-0 overall and a 10-0 Centennial record for the third time in program history. With the loss, the Bullets fell to 11-6 on the season and 8-2 in the conference and will be the number two seed in the tournament.
Kristen Redsun made two saves and allowed one goal as she registered her 11th win for the Blue Jays this season while Rivera took the loss for the Bullets, allowing five goals and making one save.
The Blue Jays six goals on the afternoon brings their season total to 77, tying the program record for most goals in a season set last year.