DECATUR, Ga. – For the second time this season, the Birmingham-Southern women's soccer team edged out an opponent in double-overtime. The Panthers defeated Agnes Scott 4-3 on the road Wednesday evening to improve to 4-1 overall.
Nicole Newton (Baton Rouge, La./Episcopal HS) laid in the game winner. It was her first goal of the season.
Agnes Scott (2-2) scored first, but BSC put two goals in during the final five minutes of the first half to take the lead. Taylor Andrews (Watkinsville, Ga./Oconee County HS) scored in the 42nd minute on a pass from Felicity Barnett (Birmingham, Ala./Hope Christian School). She would return the favor by assisting Barnett's goal in the 44th minute.
Mary Caroline Newman (Germantown, Tenn./St. Mary's Episcopal HS) pushed the lead to two in the 51st minute with her first goal of the year. But the Scotties scored two more goals of their own before the end of regulation, sending the match into overtime.
The defenses played tough in the first overtime, allowing only one shot between them. Newton's goal came just two minutes into the second overtime.
Ansley Tomlin (Franklin, Tenn./Battle Ground Academy) earned the win. She recorded five saves in 102 minutes of work.
Birmingham-Southern is on the road this weekend. The Panthers head to the Washington & Lee Classic in Lexington, Va. where they face Bridgewater College on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 2:30 p.m. ET and host Washington & Lee on Sunday, Sept. 11 at Noon ET.