No. 7 Syracuse loses third overtime contest of the season to No. 12 Louisville, 2-1

first_img Published on September 29, 2017 at 6:03 pm Contact Billy: [email protected] | @Wheyen3 No time remained on the clock as Louisville took a penalty corner at the end of regulation. Syracuse blocked the first shot attempt before Louisville senior Abby Grimes let a shot go toward the right post. Madison Walsh deflected the ball past Borg van der Velde. Syracuse, taking a 1-0 lead almost three minutes into the game, gave up the last-gasp goal to send the game into overtime.For the third time this season, No. 7 Syracuse (8-3, 1-3 Atlantic Coast) came up empty-handed in overtime against No. 12 Louisville (7-4, 2-1) at Trager Stadium on Friday. The game-winning goal came in second overtime, after an SU player’s foot denied the ball from going into the goal, awarding Louisville a penalty stroke. Louisville junior Taylor Stone, lined up alone with the keeper, put it past van der Velde to the right corner, ending the game.Prior to the winning penalty stroke from Stone, van der Velde made eight saves. Ayeisha McFerran, Louisville’s first-team All-American, made five saves in the win.Syracuse held the lead for the majority of regulation after Laura Hurff scored her third goal of the season, just over three minutes into the match. She pounced on a loose ball and fired a backhand shot into the right corner of the net.The Orange did have a chance to win early in overtime. Erin Gillingham stole the ball near midfield, beat two Louisville players and earned a one-on-one against McFerran in the arc. But the Louisville keeper stood firm and saved the shot.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse will be in action again on Sunday when the Orange return home to host No. 16 Princeton at 2 p.m. at J.S. Coyne Stadium. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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