Women's Soccer Defeats George Washington

Oct. 28, 1998

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Senior forward Keri Sarver scored the game-winning goal with 1:46 remaining in the first overtime period to lead Maryland past George Washington, 3-2, in women's collegiate soccer at Ludwig Field here tonight. Maryland had scored with 1:10 remaining in regulation to tie the game at 2-2 and send the game into overtime.

Maryland improves to 9-8-1 overall while George Washington is now 9-9-0. The victory snaps a four-game losing streak for the Terps.

Sarver scored the game-winner at the 103:14 mark of the first overtime. Junior midfielder Jackie Mynarski sent a pass to Sarver that she collected as she ran past the Colonial defense. Sarver then sent a shot past goalkeeper Rima Sidhu for her career-high tying 16th goal of the season. She also scored 16 goals during the 1996 season.

Mynarski, who was credited with an assist on the game-winner by Sarver, scored the game-tying goal at the 88:50 mark. She slid home a cross from the left side of the box from junior Lyndsay Basalyga. Maryland's first goal came on a penalty kick by Robin McCullough at the 25:34 mark.

Seniors Jane Lea and Jane Anderson scored one goal each for the Colonials. Sidhu enjoyed a strong night in the goal and made 12 saves.

Terp goalkeeper Ali Wolff recorded four saves and gained her second victory of the season.

Maryland travels to play Louisiana State in the LSU Invitational Friday night at 7:30 p.m. Tonight's game was the final regular season home game the Terps.

George Washington    2    0    0    -    2    (record now 9-9-0)
Maryland             1    1    1    -    3    (record now 9-8-0)
GW 1    UM 0    Jane Lea (assist Kesha Christoph), 10:49
GW 1    UM 1    Robin McCullough (penalty kick), 25:34
GW 2    UM 1    Jane Anderson (assist Erin Coppedge), 26:16
GW 2    UM 2    Jackie Mynarski (assist Lyndsay Basalyga), 88:10
GW 2    UM 3    Keri Sarver (assist Jackie Mynarski), 103:14

SHOTS Geo. Washington, 7 CORNER KICKS Geo. Washington, 3 FOULS Geo. Washington, 3 Maryland, 24 Maryland, 8 Maryland, 6

SAVES Geo. Washington (Rima Sidhu, 12 saves, 3 goals allowed, 103:14 played) Maryland (Ali Wolff (4 saves, 2 goals allowed, 103:14 played)