Women's soccer draws American, unbeaten in last nine
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Holy Cross women’s soccer team tied American, 1-1, Sunday afternoon at Reeves Field. The Crusaders move to 2-2-7 on the year and 0-0-4 in Patriot League play. American shifts to 4-6-2 and 0-2-2.
The Crusaders struck first when in the in the 27th minute, Mariah Brown took a corner kick and put the ball straight into the goal for the 1-0 lead. American would equalize just nine minutes later when Sylvie Prepetit floated one over the Crusader defense and into the net.
After the first half, where the Crusaders outshot the Eagles 7-5, shots were exactly even through the second half and overtime. Both teams registered five more, three in the second half and two in overtime for Holy Cross, and four and one for American.
The Crusaders created multiple chances in the overtime periods by slipping a pass through the Eagles’ back line, but they just weren’t quite ever able to get on the end of it.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Holy Cross earned eight corners to American’s four.
- Brown’s goal is her second of the season and first since her game-winner over Bryant.
- The Crusaders remain unbeaten in their last nine games, the third longest streak in a single-season in program history.
Holy Cross will host Patriot League-leading Navy, next Saturday, Oct. 12, at 2:05 p.m.