Perry's Golden Goal Sends RC Past Kalamazoo 1-0

Lucy Perry
Lucy Perry

The Basics:

Score: Roanoke 1, Kalamazoo 0 (2ot)
Records: Roanoke 2-1-0 | Kalamazoo 0-1-2
Location: Lynchburg, Va.

The Lead: Lucy Perry's goal in the 101st minute lifted Roanoke to a 1-0 double overtime win over Kalamazoo on Saturday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va. at the Shellenberger Classic at the University of Lynchburg.  

How it Happened:

  • Roanoke had outshot Kalamazoo 28-8 over the first 101 minutes before Claire Thoma set up Perry for the golden goal to give RC the victory.
  • Hannah Wolfe had help keep Kalamazoo in the game making 10 saves in regulation and three in overtime before she was beaten by Perry.
  • Chris Martin made three first-half saves for Roanoke to earn the shutout.
  • RC held an 6-2 edge in corner kicks and outshot Kalamazoo 29-8 for the match.

Up Next: Roanoke will close out the Shellenberger Classic at home by hosting Maryville (Tenn.) at 2:00 p.m.