North Carolina Slips By Maryland 1-0 In Double Overtime of the ACC Women's Soccer Championship
Nov. 3, 2004
CARY, N.C. - North Carolina and Maryland played 102 minutes of scoreless soccer before a header by the Tar Heels' Heather O'Reilly found the back of the net for the game-winner in the second overtime period sending North Carolina to the 1-0 victory over the Terrapins.
Both teams played to a scoreless first half as the Tar Heels out shot the Terrapins 13-2. Maryland's Nikki Resnick made seven saves in goal, while North Carolina's Aly Winget registered two. UNC's Lori Chalupny led all players with three shots on goal in the first period of play.
The second half was a replica of the first with the score remaining deadlocked at 0-0. North Carolina held the shot advantage at nine to one, while Resnick added two more saves for the Terrapins increasing her game total to nine.
Just under three minutes in the second overtime period, North Carolina netted the game-winner with O'Reilly off a double assist from Jaime Gilbert and Elizabeth Guess. It was O'Reilly's 12th goal and third game-winner of the season.
With the win, North Carolina runs its season record to 17-0-1 and will advance to the semifinals where they will face the winner of the Duke/Wake Forest match-up on Friday, November 5 at 7:30 pm. The loss moves Maryland to 7-6-4 on the season.
Goal Time Team Goal Scorer Assists
Shots: North Carolina 26, Maryland 3