Gorski Strikes Golden Goal as Women’s Soccer Downs Panthers in Overtime

Gorski Strikes Golden Goal as Women’s Soccer Downs Panthers in Overtime

SEWANEE, Tenn. - A 92nd-minute goal by Nika Gorski lifts Sewanee women's soccer to a 2-1 overtime victory Friday evening from Puett Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (5-9-2, 2-3) 2, Birmingham-Southern (6-4-3, 0-3-2) 1
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers struck first in the eighth minute to start the scoring. Caitlin Fahr scored her first goal of the year off a Kiera Giacomini cross.

-Birmingham-Southern took just one shot in the first 45 minutes of the match, but of the seven shots they took in the second half, the team struck for the game-tying goal in the 80th minute. Abby Kay Choate found Emma Choate's pass to even the match.

-Despite BSC taking two shots in the 89th minute and a Sewanee offsides with 13 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.

-1:53 into the overtime period, Sewanee netted the golden goal via a Nika Gorski goal from a Fahr assist.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Caitlin Fahr recorded her one goal on three shots, two on goal, while Nika Gorski's one shot on goal was the game-winner. She also attempted three shots.

-Abigail Frazier (2-2) saved three shots for Sewanee to earn the win in goal.

BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN KEY STATISTICS
-Taylor Andrews led all BSC strikers with three shots, two on goal.

-Abby Kay Choate scored the lone goal for the Panthers on two total shots.

-Blakley Jones (4-4-3) saved six shots in 92 minutes in goal.

UP NEXT
The Sewanee homestand continues Sunday with a contest against Millsaps for a noon kickoff from Puett Field.

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