Women's Soccer - Tue, Sep. 6, 2011
For the third straight game this season, Georgetown
College women's soccer team fell behind early. In the Tigers (1-1-1) season
home-opener Tuesday, they got down 2-0 before rallying to force two 10-minute,
The game against Trevecca Nazarene University (1-1-2) ended
in a stalemate, 2-2, after 110 minutes of soccer in the wind and rain.
"I'm glad to see my team never quits and is finding ways
to come from behind," said GC coach Leah Crews Castleman. "But we have to stop
digging ourselves into these holes. We had opportunities tonight and I felt
pretty good early on, I just want to see us jump out on someone and control the
In the 88th minute, Alex Harbowy hit a cross from deep in
the right corner. Caitlin Williams settled the ball, one touching it into the
near post just out of TNU's Bekah Headrick's reach. The goal tied the game,
keeping GC's hopes of winning alive.
Tara Joseph's header in the 67th minute helped to renew
the Tigers' energy. The sophomore took a beautiful cross from Anna Ayers. Ayers
hit the ball from the deep right corner to the far post where Joseph ran on and
finished the shot on the open net and cut the deficit in half.
Around the 80th minute a foul in the box set up a penalty
kick for Georgetown. Harbowy, who has been sidelined for the first two games
due to injury, sailed the shot just high.
In the two overtime sessions, both teams had their shots
at ending it. However, as the rain came down in sheets during the last 20
minutes, neither team could put in the decisive goal.
The Trojans scored an early goal on a quick transition
down the left sideline. Brooke Gann almost seemed as if she was passing the
ball into the box. But, as Georgetown's keeper Cathie Shaver charged the ball
slipped by on the wet grass and rolled into the open goal.
TNU's second goal came on a deflection from a pass in the
Tiger back line. Audra Fullen stole the ball and found teammate Justine Forth
who was able to bend a shot from just outside the 18 around Shaver in the near