Portland uses two late goals to beat Seattle and advance to second round
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Danica Evans scored in the 78th minute to break a scoreless tie and Amanda Frisbie added an insurance goal with just more than a minute remaining as Portland won its NCAA tournament first-round game against Seattle 2-0.
Evans' goal, which was assisted by Ellie Boon, was her fourth of the year. Frisbie's came from the penalty spot and was her eighth of the campaign.
Portland keeper made the only save she was called on to make as Seattle only managed three total shots and one on goal. The Pilots had 11 shots, four on goal, and Seattle's Brianna Smallidge made two saves.
Illinois awaits Portland in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The teams will face off next Friday.