Monday, November 25, 2013

Shootout Triumph Sends Capital Women's Soccer to NCAA Division III Semifinals

CLUTCH SAVE — Donnellan stops penalty kick in shootout
Senior goaltender Maggie Donnellan saved three penalty kicks in a post-overtime shootout to key Capital's NCAA Division III women's soccer quarterfinal round victory over host Washington (Mo.)

The quarterfinal game, played Sunday, November 24, ended after regulation time and two overtimes tied at 1-1, and Capital scored three times in the subsequent shootout to Washington's 2 to claim the victory and advance to the national semifinal game Dec. 6 at San Antonio, Texas, against William Smith (N.Y.).

Capital reached the quarterfinal by defeating Thomas More (Ky.) 2-1 Saturday in the tourney's third round.