Mustangs Battle 15th-Ranked Arcadia to 1-1 Overtime Tie

Mustangs Battle 15th-Ranked Arcadia to 1-1 Overtime Tie

GLENSIDE, Pa. - Stevenson women's soccer sophomore Kierra McGee scored the game-tying goal with 1:47 remaining just 1:21 after 15th-ranked Arcadia took the lead to finish in a 1-1 double overtime in MAC Commonwealth action Saturday evening at Jean Lenox West Field.

  • The Knights (14-2-3, 5-1-2 MAC Commonwealth) recorded the first nine shots of the game, including three shots on net that were all saved by junior Keegan Caffrey.
  • On the second corner kick of the contest by Arcadia, Karlie Flowers headed a shot wide of the net.
  • Freshman Julia Nephew recorded the first shot of the game for the Mustangs in the 35th minute, sending the shot high.
  • Caffrey made her second leaping save of the contest in the 39th minute, snuffing a scoring opportunity for the Knights.
  • In the 44th minute, Caffrey made a diving save after a shot off a corner kick before Stevenson cleared the ball out of the box.

  • Arcadia started the second half much like they started the first, testing Caffrey early with a shot on frame in the 49th minute.
  • Senior Marissa Inglisa recorded the first scoring chance for the Mustangs (8-8-2, 5-2-1 MAC Commonwealth) just a few minutes later but Brianna Williams came off her line to make the save.
  • Stevenson had back-to-back corner kicks but did not record a shot off either opportunity.
  • In the 68th minute, the Knights had a free kick from roughly 25 yards at the top of the box but sent the shot high over the net.
  • After Megan Mannato hit the post, Caffrey made a stop on the rebound attempt on the opposite side.
  • With 3:08 remaining in regulation, Arcadia took a 1-0 lead after Flowers finished after a free kick by Kayla Murphy was bobbled by Caffrey.
  • Just 1:21 later, McGee tied the game at 1-1 by tapping in a rebound attempt after a shot by freshman Lezah Gannon was saved by Williams.

  • In the first overtime period, the Knights outshot the Mustangs, 6-1, putting one shot on frame with 1:07 remaining.
  • Stevenson's lone shot came by Inglisa that was sent wide.
  • In the 108th minute, Caffrey made a save on a free kick from just outside the box.
  • Arcadia fired a shot off the post in the second overtime while the Mustangs lone shot came in the final 10 seconds.

  • Arcadia outshot Stevenson, 38-9, and held a 9-3 advantage in corner kicks.
  • Caffrey finished with 12 saves, including seven in the first half, tying her season-high.
  • It is the first goal of the season for McGee, who netted one goal in her rookie season.

  • Stevenson finishes as the No. 3 seed in the MAC Commonwealth playoffs and will travel to second-seeded Arcadia on Thursday, November 7 in a semifinal contest beginning at 7:00 p.m.