Women’s Soccer Secures Sole Possession of Second Place with Win at BSC

Credit: Erin Cassell
Credit: Erin Cassell

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - With Sewanee and Birmingham-Southern entering Sunday's match tied for second place in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) standings with 10 points each, this was a crucial match for both teams with the conference tournament looming. Thanks to two second half goals, the Tigers defeated the Panthers, 3-1, Sunday afternoon from Goldfarb Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (7-5-2, 4-1-1) 3, Birmingham-Southern (8-5-2, 3-2-1) 1
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Panthers struck first in the match on a corner kick in the 30th minute, as Sydney Barrow netted her ninth goal of the season.

-Over a minute later, Chloe Thompson found Nika Gorski for her fourth goal of the season to even the match at a goal apiece.

-As the contest shifted to the second half, the Tigers scored twice in a five-minute span. In the 52nd minute, Maggie Gall scored her first goal of the season to give the visitors the 2-1 lead.

-In the 58th minute, Addie Roemershauser netted her 12th goal of 2019 to give Sewanee a key insurance goal.

-In the final 30 minutes, the Panthers were limited to just three shots.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Addie Roemershauser scored once on six total shots, two on goal.

-Chloe Thompson recorded an assist as she took four shots, one on goal.

-Mimi Davis had three shots, as the Tigers out-shot the Panthers, 21-11 and 13-4 in the second half.

-Hanna Judycki (5-4-2) saved two shots in full time, as she allowed her second goal in six conference matches this season.

-The sophomore is second in the league with a 1.05 goals-against average. Additionally, she has allowed two goals in 560 minutes in league play, averaging 0.32 goals-against per match, both good for second-most in the SAA.

BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN KEY STATISTICS
-Sydney Barrow scored the lone goal for BSC on two total shots.

-Blakley Jones (6-5-2) saved eight shots in full time.

UP NEXT
Sewanee concludes the regular season next Saturday at No. 11/7 Centre, who claimed the SAA Regular Season Title earlier on Sunday.

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