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Saints go to double overtime with Wildcats in 0-0 tie

Saints go to double overtime with Wildcats in 0-0 tie

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Marymount University women's soccer team traveled to Randolph College on Saturday afternoon, playing to a 0-0 draw in double overtime.

The Saints put pressure on the defense early, with seniors Jennifer McKee and Karen Reyes putting shots on goal and forcing Randolph's Zoe Waring to make two saves in the first 14 minutes.

In all, Marymount put up four shots in the first half, while the defense was strong and only allowed one shot to the Wildcats.

Reyes continued to push the envelope for the Saints' offense in the second half, putting two shots on frame in the first 20 minutes of the half, but both were saved.

Each team's keeper made a save in the final five minutes of regulation to force overtime. Sophomore Maia Pappadakis made a stop in the 88th minute to preserve the tie.

In the extra time, the Saints put three shots on goal, looking to break the tie, but Waring was up to the challenge. In the second overtime, senior Gretel Bonilla and junior Sita Nair had chances within 30 seconds of each other to start the period, but Waring was there for the stop.

Randolph had a late corner in the 110th minute of play, but Marymount did not allow the Wildcats to capitalize, ending the game in a draw.

Pappadakis played all 110 minutes in the goal for the Saints, making three saves.

The Saints will return home to Long Bridge Park on Wednesday, September 11 for a non-conference matchup with York College of Pennsylvania; the opening kick is set for 7 p.m.