GREENVILLE, Ill. - The women's soccer team capped a tightly contested SLIAC match with a golden goal in the 102nd minute as they captured a 2-1 win over Westminster on Saturday night in Greenville.
Just 76 seconds into the second overtime, Kate Arthur passed the ball to Kat Stroot on the right wing, and Stroot struck a ball that was misplayed by Westminster's all-conference goalkeeper as it snuck past the goalkeeper on the right and into the net.
Greenville took a 1-0 lead in the match with Jordan Wilson's third goal of the season. She was assisted by Jen De Leon De Leon on the scoring strike in the 23rd minute. De Leon De Leon dribbled the ball to the end line and crossed it to on onrushing Wilson who used her leg to knock it into the net.
Westminster managed to tie the match at 1-1 when a cross was deflected by one of Greenville's own players past Marjory Coates and into the net.
Greenville outshot Westminster 15-7 in the match as De Leon De Leon and Breanna Thomas led the way with three shots each.
De Leon De Leon, Wilson, and Ellie Cummins all contributed two shots on goal.
Coates stopped three of Westminster's four shots on goal to end with three saves.
The Panthers (4-5-1, 1-0 SLIAC) will play Fontbonne at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in their next match.