No. 24 Slips by RC 1-0 in Overtime

No. 24 Slips by RC 1-0 in Overtime

The Basics
Score: No. 24 Lynchburg 1, Roanoke 0 (ot)
Records: Roanoke 8-5-1 / 5-2-0 ODAC | Lynchburg 12-1-0 / 5-1-0 ODAC
Location: Lynchburg, Va.

The Lead: No. 24 Lynchburg scored just two and a half minutes into overtime to earn a hard-fought 1-0 win over Roanoke on Friday night.  

How it Happened:

  • Emily Sanchez set up Caitlin Mertens for a header that beat RC keeper Chris Martin and give the 24th ranked Hornets the win in the 93rd minute. 
  • The game was scoreless for 90 minutes of regulation, with Martin making eight saves, including seven in the second-half to keep the game tied.
  • LC finished with an 18-2 edge in shots and held a 5-2 edge in corner kicks.

Up Next: Roanoke will be back in action on Wednesday when it travels to Randolph at 7:00 p.m.