Photo by Robert Cifone
PITTSBURGH --- Carlow University women's soccer tied Ohio
Christian University, 1-1, in double overtime Saturday. It was the
fourth time the Celtics (2-7-4, 0-1-4 RSC) have tied a River States
Conference opponent this season.
The Trailblazers (7-4-1, 4-1-1 RSC) struck first in the
24th minute on a shot to the top left corner of the net.
Carlow answered just minutes later when senior Rachel
Flory (Huntington Beach, Calif.) found Alexa
Schwab (JR/Conway, Pa.) who went top-shelf on the OCU
goalkeeper from outside the 18.
The game remained scoreless for 80 minutes despite each team
putting strong shots on goal.
Freshman Natalie DiGiorno (Bethel Park, Pa.)
had a nice chance to score in the 53rd minute, but
the Ohio Christian keeper came up with a big stop.
Carlow out-shot Ohio Christian, 20-12, in regulation, and the
Celtics held a 9-3 corner kick advantage. The Trailblazers out-shot
the Celtics, 5-3, through both overtimes. DiGiorno and Schwab each
had four shots on goal.
Lauren Forte (SO/Johnstown, Pa.) made seven
saves in the complete game effort.
Carlow faces Point Park University Thursday, Oct. 17 at Highmark
Stadium. Although it is a Point Park home match, the Celtics will
celebrate Senior Night before the 5 p.m. kickoff.
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