Shippensburg’s women’s soccer team rallied in the second half of its game on Wednesday and got past the Mansfield Mountaineers in overtime 2-1.
SU junior midfielder Sydney Miller scored the game winning goal in overtime.
The match started slowly as neither team would be able to score in the first half. The Raiders had seven shots on goal during the first half and the Mountaineers had five shots.
The Raiders had eight corners in the first half compared to the Mountaineers two corner kicks. Mansfield committed four fouls in the first half.
In the 73rd minute, after a Raider foul, Mansfield’s Katelyn Rueppel scored to put the Mountaineers on the board 1-0.
A few minutes later in the 87th minute, Raider senior K.K O’ Donnell scored to tie the game at one. The goal is O’Donnell’s 4th of the season and was assisted by Kelli Dunagan.
Neither team was able to score in the remaining minute of the second half and the game went to overtime.
The Raiders had a relentless offensive attack in the overtime period and had multiple shots that bounced off the crossbar. After the Raiders drew a foul, Sydney Miller put a shot past the Mansfield goalkeeper to win the game 2-1.
SU had 10 shots in the second half and four shots in the short overtime period. The Raiders outshot the Mountaineers 21-9 in the match. The Raiders had 12 corner kicks in the match and committed five fouls. Neither team received a card in the game.
Shippensburg sophomore Kendra Barlow made three saves and allowed one goal in the net for the Raiders. Barlow recorded her fourth win on the season.
With the win, the Raiders improved their record to 4-5-1 on the year. The Raiders will host the Bloomsburg Huskies on Wednesday at David See Field at 4:30 p.m.