October 4, 2008

Colombo lifts Swarthmore to double-overtime win over McDaniel

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Megan Colombo scored in the 104th minute to break a scoreless deadlock and lift Swarthmore to a 1-0 double-overtime victory over visiting McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) women’s soccer action on Saturday.

            The Garnet (7-2-1, 3-1 CC), who came into the game ranked fifth in the latest NSCAA Division III Middle-Atlantic Region poll, held a 30-4 advantage in shots through 103 minutes, 57 seconds.
            Leanne Hollinger (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) kept the Green Terror (4-6, 1-2 CC) in the game, making 10 saves, including numerous on breakaway attempts.
            With 6:03 remaining in the second overtime, Maggie DeLorme played a ball through that Colombo touched into the right side of the net for the game-winner.
            The Green Terror returns to action at Franklin & Marshall on Saturday. Game time is 6:30 p.m.
 
Score by Period                                        1          2          OT       2OT     -           F
McDaniel (4-6, 1-2 CC)                             0          0          0          0          -           0
Swarthmore (7-2-1, 3-1 CC)                      0          0          0          1          -           1
 
Scoring
S – Megan Colombo (Maggie DeLorme), 103:57
 
Shots: M 4, S 30; Corner Kicks: M 2, S 9; Fouls: M 7, S 7; Saves: M 10 (Leanne Hollinger), S 2 (Lauren Walker).
 
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