Whitaker Lifts RC to 2OT Win Over EMU

Whitaker Lifts RC to 2OT Win Over EMU

The Basics

Score: Roanoke 1 | Eastern Mennonite 0 | 2OT
Records: Roanoke 4-3-1 / 1-0 ODAC | Eastern Mennonite 2-4-2 / 0-1 ODAC
Location: Salem, Va. | Family Weekend 

The Lead: Emily Whitaker scored with two minutes left in double-overtime to lift Roanoke to a 1-0 win over EMU Saturday afternoon.

How it Happened:

  • After 107 scoreless minutes, Emily Whitaker found the back of the net off a pass from Hailey Davis to score the game-winner.
  • Roanoke owned a 30-2 advantage in shots, including a 5-0 edge during the overtime periods. The Maroons took the only seven corners on the day.
  • The RC defense held strong as Caroline Liebel had to only make one save during the all 107 minutes in net.
  • Leah Wenger made 11 saves on the day for the Royals. 

Up Next: Roanoke travels to Guilford on Wednesday for a 6 p.m. tilt with the Quakers.

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