GSW wins Quality Inn/Hurricane Invitational

GSW wins Quality Inn/Hurricane Invitational

The Georgia Southwestern women's soccer team rallied from a goal down to win 2-1 over LaGrange College in double overtime on Sunday afternoon at Hurricane Field in the final match of the third annual Quality Inn/Hurricane Invitational. The Lady Hurricanes won the invite championship by finishing 2-0 over the weekend.

LaGrange jumped to an early 1-0 lead on Sunday when Mary Robinson scored from 12 yards out off a lead pass down the right side from Brittany Gray in the 11th minute.

The score remained 1-0 until early in the second half when Southwestern's Meghan Ward, charging towards the goal, headed in a long pass from Stephanie Patrylo.

The two sides ended regulation tied at 1-1.

GSW held a 5-0 shot advantage in the first overtime, but was unable to score.

With 2:18 remaining in the match, Brittney Hill drilled a shot from near the left corner of the box and sent it past a diving goalkeeper, into the top right corner of the goal, for the win. Hayley Knight picked up the assist, her fourth of the invitational.

Courtney Allison made one save in goal for Southwestern to pick up the win. On the other side, Chelsea Totaro stopped eight for LaGrange.

GSW finished with a 10-2 shots on goal advantage and set a school record for corner kicks in a game with 11.

Southwestern travels to Milledgeville on Friday to face Barry University in the Little Feet Invitational at 5 p.m.