Women’s Soccer Falls in Overtime to University of Puget Sound
Sports Information Intern
TACOMA, Wash.- Amalia Acorda-Fey's goal in the 93rd minute led the University of Puget Sound to a 1-0 overtime victory over visiting Lewis & Clark in Northwest Conference action on Saturday afternoon.
The Pioneer offense was unable to get anything going in the first half, as UPS did not allow a shot. The Loggers fired off four shots, two of which were on target but junior goalkeeper Geena Fong kept the game scoreless by making two saves in the half.
University of Puget Sound controlled possession for most of the second half outshooting Lewis & Clark 15-2. Senior Natalie Levy and sophomore Anna Thorndike's shots were on target but UPS goalkeeper Lauren Thomas recorded saves on both attempts. Fong picked up five saves in the half to keep UPS off the board.
Fong made the save of the game on a penalty kick less than two minutes into overtime but it was not enough as Puget Sound's Acorda-Fey was able to fire the ball into the back of the net less than a minute later. Robin Vieira picked up the assist on the play.
Acorda-Fey led UPS with eight shots while teammate Annie Jonsson ended the contest with six. Goalkeepers Casey Thayer and Thomas combined for the shutout.
The win brings the Loggers to 6-2-2 overall and 4-1-2 in the NWC while the loss slips the Pioneers to 7-3-1 overall and 4-2-1 in league play.