Dowd's Last Minute Header Lifts Soccer to 2-1 Win Over Niagara
|Youngstown State (1-0-0)||1||1||2|
|1st - 2:58||Price, Haillie (Niagara)|
|1st - 40:23||HUTTON, Rachel (Youngstown State)|
|2nd - 89:04||DOWD, Brittany (Youngstown State)|
2 Players (#14, #26 - 1)
A: 2 Players (#2, #21 - 1)
Sh: 2 Players (#2, #3 - 4)
Sv: Jackie Podolsky - 4
Price, Haillie - 1
A: Meyer, Catherine - 1
Sh: Price, Haillie - 3
Sv: Feiertag, Claire - 5
|TEAM STATISTICS||Youngstown State||Niagara|
|Shots (on goal)||14 (7)||6 (5)|
Niagara University, N.Y. -- Senior Brittany Dowd's last minute header lifted the Youngstown State women's soccer team to season-opening 2-1 win over Niagara on Friday evening.
With just under a minute left in regulation, Dowd received an indirect pass from sophomore Katie Hohmann for her first career goal with just 56 seconds left in the match and broke a 1-1 tie.
Niagara scored early to a take a 1-0 lead at just 2:58 into the match.
After giving up a goal within the first three minutes, junior Jackie Podolsky held the Purple Eagles at bay and tallied a total of four saves.
The Penguins visit Canisius, Sunday, Aug. 25, at 1 p.m.