Overtime Goal Lifts UIC to 3-2 Win Over Women's Soccer

Overtime Goal Lifts UIC to 3-2 Win Over Women's Soccer

Chicago, Ill. - The Youngstown State women's soccer team fell 3-2 in overtime to UIC on Saturday night. Tame Douglas scored in the 101st minute of the second overtime period to give the Flames the win.

Freshman midfielder Lauren Dolak and sophomore midfielder Sydney Ossege each scored their first career goals during the second half from Flames Field.  

The Penguins fall to 1-11-3 (0-5-1 HL) while the Flames improve to 3-12-1 (2-4-0 HL).

The Flames took a 1-0 lead in the 9th minute when Naomi Rushe scored on an assist from Emily Valentine and Rebeca Pallo.

Trailing 1-0 after the first half, the Penguins opened the second half with a goal, when Dolak scored in the 54th minute to tie the game at 1-1. UIC regained the lead just two minutes later when Pallo scored off of a free kick in the 56th minute. YSU responded in the 79th minute when Ossege scored on an assist from Luca Fahmer to tie the game at 2-2. 

UIC outshout YSU 27-6 and had more corner kick opportunities, 5-1.

Junior midfielder Rasheda Abdul-Rahman and Dolak led the Penguins with two shots a piece, while sophomore midfielder Sammy Salatino and Ossege each recorded a shot. Sophomore goal keeper Kate McEachern finished the game with seven saves for the Penguins.

The Penguins return home for their final home match of the season on Wednesday, Oct. 17 when they host Wright State at 7 p.m. from Farmers National Bank Field in the Covelli Sports Complex.