Women's Soccer loses to Berry in overtime, 2-1

Felicity Barnett (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)
Felicity Barnett (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)

ROME, Ga.—The Birmingham-Southern women's soccer team lost in overtime Sunday afternoon to Berry College, 2-1, on the road in Rome, Ga.

BSC dropped to 7-5 overall and 2-2 in the Southern Athletic Association, and the Vikings moved to 8-2-1 overall and 3-0 in the SAA.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • After a scoreless first half, freshman Felicity Barnett put the Panthers on the board in the 68th minute.
  • The lead lasted a little more than three minutes before Berry scored in the 71st minute to tie it up.
  • Neither team would score in the final minutes of regulation to send the game to overtime; it marked BSC's first overtime game of the year.
  • With 6:25 left in the first overtime period, Berry's Tessa Piety scored the game-winner to end the game and keep the Vikings perfect in conference play.

NOTABLE

  • Berry out-shot BSC 18-4, 7-2 on-goal.
  • Senior goalkeeper Katie Williams played the entire game and recorded five saves.

UP NEXT

  • BSC returns to Birmingham for the final home stand of the regular season next weekend, hosting Centre on Friday at 7 p.m. and then Sewanee on Sunday at 12 p.m., which will be Senior Day.