Women's Soccer Defeats Columbia in Overtime Thriller, 3-2

Oct. 4, 2003

NEW YORK, NY - The Brown women's soccer team improved to 6-2-2 and to 1-1-0 in the Ivy League on Saturday afternoon, defeating Columbia, 3-2, in an overtime thriller. Senior Julie Herrold tallied the game-winning goal on a penalty kick with 6:18 left in the second overtime.

After a scoreless half, Brown took a 1-0 lead in the 60th minute on a goal by sophomore Meghan Schreck. She was assisted by senior Michaela Sewall.

The Bears took a 2-0 lead less than 20 minutes later when sophomore Tory Manchester netted a goal in the far corner.

However, Columbia was not to be outdone and the Lions closed the gap to 2-1 at 86:49, scoring off a rebounded shot. Columbia sent the game into overtime less than two minutes later with its second goal of the game.

After a scoreless overtime period, Herrold lifted the Bears to their first Ivy win of the year after sophomore Robin Averbeck was tripped in the box.

Freshman goalie Christina Parodi earned her second win of the season with five saves for the Bears. Brown continues action on Tuesday, October 7, when it travels to Connecticut for a 7:00 p.m. match at Hartford.