BROWNE SCORES GAME-WINNER IN WOMEN’S SOCCER DOUBLE OVERTIME VICTORY AT SOUTHERN WESLEYAN

BROWNE SCORES GAME-WINNER IN WOMEN’S SOCCER DOUBLE OVERTIME VICTORY AT SOUTHERN WESLEYAN

CENTRAL, S.C. Junior Teffie-Ann Browne (Kingston, St. Vincent) scored the game-winning goal in double overtime to lift the Shaw University women's soccer team to a 5-4 victory over Southern Wesleyan University on Wednesday afternoon at Child's Field. This is the Lady Bears second double overtime win of the year.

 

The win improves the Lady Bears record to 10-3 on the year while Southern Wesleyan dips to 6-9 overall.

 

Shaw trailed 2-0 after the first half but Browne found the back of the net at the 51st minute of the second half to get the Lady Bears on the scoreboard.

 

SWU went ahead 3-1 after a pass from Joy Namyst to Rachel Curtis added one to the Warriors score but freshman standout Jasa Curry (Ellicott City, MD) scored back-to-back goals at the 58th and 65th minute mark to even the score at 3-3.

 

The Warriors regained the lead when Ashely Romanowski drilled her 13th goal of the year with 69:31 on the clock but a fiery Curry goal at the 77th minute would send the game into overtime.

 

Shaw had multiple scoring opportunities in the first overtime as they outshot the Warriors 3-1, with many of the shots nearly missing the net.

 

In the second overtime, Browne scored the game-winner at the 103rd minute as she faked out her defender to lift the Lady Bears to a thrilling and exciting victory.

 

Curry finished with 10 shots and six on goal to lead the Lady Bears offensively while junior Caylie Hartman (Commerce City, CO) finished with seven saves

 

Shaw returns to action on Oct. 26 at Wingate for a match scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.

 

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw women's soccer and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit www.shawbears.com.