Queens’ Women’s Soccer Wins First NCAA Championship Game in Program History

Queens’ Women’s Soccer Wins First NCAA Championship Game in Program History

NCAA WOMEN'S SOCCER TOURNAMENT BRACKET

 

Jefferson City, Tenn.---- For the first time in Queens Women's Soccer program history, the Royals will be moving on in the Women's Soccer Championship. The Royals defeated UNC Pembroke 1-0 in the 100th minute. With the victory Queens will face host and No. 1 seed Carson-Newman on Sunday, November 12 at 1 PM.

GAME INFORMATION
 
Score: #5 Queens 1, #4 UNC Pembroke 0 (OT)
Records: #5 Queens (11-3-3, 8-2-0 SAC), UNC Pembroke (15-5-1, 7-2-1 PBC)
Location: McCown Field, Jefferson City, Tenn.
 
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
 -Queens had 17 shots, eight on goal.

-UNC Pembroke recorded 13 shot, seven on goal.
-Queens' Thea Mallett hit the game winner with two second remaining in the first overtime.
-Mallett led the game with six shots, while Alexis Pittman and Stacey Scott led the Braves with four shots each.
-The two teams combined for 45 fouls.
 
HOW IT HAPPENED
 
First half
 Rachel Quest made three saves for the Royals in the first half.
 
Second half
The Royals fired off five shots in the second half, two on goal.

First Overtime

At 99:58, Thea Mallett found the back of the net to give Queens the 1-0 victory.   
 
TURNING POINT
 
Queens' game-winner would come in the 100th minute of play from Thea Mallettfollowing a foul. The lefty set up for a free kick on the left side of the 18-yard box, and lofted the ball over the wall set up by UNCP. The ball then traveled over the out stretched hands of Braves goalkeeper, Gina Ryan, giving Queens the win.

 

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