MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly women's soccer team won an overtime thriller on Wednesday night 2-1 over NEAC foe Cobleskill. The win improved the Wildcats to 2-2-1 overall with a 2-1-0 NEAC record.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Cobleskill Fighting Tigers struck first in the game on a goal by Chloe Antalek in the 12th minute. Cobleskill would hold on to that one goal advantage late into the game. With the pressure on and less than three minutes left in regulation, SUNY Poly's Shannon Harrison (Holland Patent, N.Y.) tied the game on an unbelievable goal off a deep free-kick that beat the goalkeeper high. The goal forced the game into overtime where the Wildcats would strike quick, just three minutes in. Shannon Harrison started the scoring opportunity, serving up a ball to the box, finding Sarah George (Dolgeville, N.Y.) near the middle. George settled the pass, turned and fired off a left-footed shot to the top right corner for the game-winner.
Shannon Harrison had a goal and an assist in the game for the Wildcats. She is tied with a team-high seven points this season.
Sarah George's goal brings her season total to seven points.
Felicia Bianca (Guilderland, N.Y.) earned the win in goal. She made three saves, bringing her season total to 32.
Abigail Wetsel was the losing goalkeeper for Cobleskill. She made six saves.
Chloe Antalek scored Cobleskill's lone goal in the game.
Claire DeBoover had an assist on Cobleskill's goal.
The Wildcats will travel to Wells College on Saturday to take on the Express in a North Eastern Athletic Conference Game. The Express are 0-3 in NEAC play this season. The game is scheduled for a 3:00 PM start.