Mustangs Erase Two-Goal Deficit, Tie Elizabethtown in Double Overtime

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Stevenson women's soccer sophomore Erin Horsey netted her first career goal as the Mustangs erased a two-goal deficit to post a 2-2 double overtime tie versus Elizabethtown in non-conference play Saturday afternoon at Mustang Stadium.

  • Elizabethtown created the offense early on, nearly squeezing a goal in as Shannon Conlon's shot near the endline hit off the crossbar and back into play.
  • The Blue Jays (2-1-2) got on the board in the 14th minute with a goal from team leading scorer Lydia Lawson who carried the ball into the box from the endline and fired a shot to the far right post past the outstretched arms of sophomore goalkeeper Keegan Caffrey.
  • A free kick from junior Alex Hamel in the 21st minute was the Mustangs (0-4-2) first shot on goal as she fired a 39 yard shot low and on target.
  • In the 24th minute, sophomore Allison Arters carried the ball from midfield to the top of the box before playing a through ball for classmate Bridget Heist, but Heist flicked the shot wide.
  • Lawson fired a shot from the top of the box that was saved by a diving Caffrey but Conlon was there for the rebound, flicking the ball to the far right post to give the visitors a 2-0 lead in the 33rd minute.
  • In the 37th minute, Horsey got Stevenson on the board as Hamel's corner kick found the feet of freshman Kierra McGee who played it ahead before Horsey fired it to the back of the net inside the six-yard box.

  • The Mustangs earned a free kick in the center of the field from 29 yards out but Hamel's kick was blocked for a corner kick. The corner kick from Hamel was low and the shot sophomore Melanie Parncutt was off target.
  • A few minutes later, Marissa Lapinsky took an open shot from the top of the box but Caffrey came up with a save to keep the game within one goal.
  • In the 58th minute, Parncutt played a through ball to the right side for junior Alyssa Rasmussen who cut back to beat a defender and score to the far left post as goalkeeper Christine Fox was caught leaning the wrong way.
  • Caffrey came up with another big save in the 64th minute as Lawson fired a shot from inside the 18-yard box.
  • In the 80th minute, junior Alayna Roesener found the back of the net but her goal was called back after an offside call.
  • The Mustangs had a final attempt on goal with a free kick in the final minute of regulation from 25 yards away, but Lyndee Anders blocked it in front of the net.

  • In the 99th minute, the Mustangs had a corner kick that Arters sent to the near post to the head of junior Brianna Christie but it went high.
  • The Blue Jays recorded a pair of shots in the final 1:20 of the contest with both shots saved by Caffrey. 

  • It was the third overtime game for Stevenson in the last four games, including second straight double overtime time.
  • Horsey's first half goal snapped a 285:33 scoreless streak for the Mustangs.
  • The assist from McGee was her first career point while Hamel recorded her third assist of the season.

  • Stevenson continues its five-game home stand on Wednesday, September 19 when the Mustangs host a non-conference contest versus Shenandoah beginning at 7:00 p.m.