Baylor Wins 1999 Maryland/FILA Women's Soccer Title
Sept. 12, 1999
COLLEGE PARK, Md - No. 24 Baylor captured the 1999 Maryland/FILA Womenís Soccer Tournament defeating Pittsburgh, 3-1 on Sunday while host Maryland dropped a tight 2-1 decision to Pennsylvania at Ludwig Field.
With Penn leading 1-0 thanks to a goal off the foot of Andrea Callaghan (Moorestown, N.J.), Maryland broke its three-game scorless streak as a Jackie Mynarski (Somers, N.Y.) shot deflected off a Penn defender on a rebound and went past Penn keeper Katherine Hunt (Palos Verdes, Calif.) to tie the game at the 78:10 mark.
Penn then came back for the game-winner with 7:59 left in regulation as Shannon Porter (Hinsdale, N.J.) beat Ali Wolff (Richmond, Va.) for 35 yards out to seal the 2-1 win for the Quakers (1-1). Penn coach Andy Nelson picked up his first win with the Quakers. Maryland falls to 2-4 despite outshooting Penn 18-5.
Baylor (5-1) topped Pittsburgh (2-2) thanks to a pair of second half goals from Nikki Hales (Grapevine, Texas). The Bears opened the scoring as Courtney Saunders (Hurst, Texas) sent in a cross pass from Hales at the 13:47 mark. Pittsburgh tied the game at 37:09 as Kirstin Gellatly (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.) scored her second goal of the tournament off a pass from Cande Ruiz (Oxnard, Calif.) at 37:09. Baylorís Dawn Greathouse (Allen, Texas) made five saves to win her fifth game of the season.
Maryland returns to action next Friday, Sept. 17 as the Terps open ACC action against NC State in Raleigh. Maryland will then take on Duke on Sunday, Sept. 19. Maryland returns home on Sept. 26 to host James Madison at 2 p.m.
Box Score Pennsylvania (1-1) 1 1 -- 2 Maryland (2-4) 0 1 -- 1Scoring: Penn -Andrea Callaghan (Kellianne Toland) 8:42, Shannon Porter (un) 82:01. Maryland - Jackie Mynarski (un) 78:10. Goalies: Penn - Katherine Hunt (90 minutes, 5 saves, 1 GA) Maryland - Ali Wolff (90 minutes, 2 saves, 2 GA) Team Stats: Penn - Shots 5, Corner Kicks 2, Saves 5, Fouls 7, Offsides 0. Maryland - Shots 18, Corner Kicks 3, Saves 2, Fouls 4, Offsides 1. Attendance: 355.
Box Score Pittsburgh (2-1) 1 0 -- 1 No. 24 Baylor (5-1) 1 2 -- 3Scoring: Pittsburgh - Kirstin Gellatly (Cande Ruiz) 37:09. Baylor - Courtney Saunders (Nikki Hales) 13:47, Hales (Danielle Gurney) 60:50, Hales (Saunders) 78:13 Goalies: Pittsburgh- Nicole Bashor (90 minutes, 9 saves, 3 GA) Baylor - Dawn Greathouse (90 minutes, 5 saves, 1 GA) Team Stats: Pittsburgh- Shots 6, Corner Kicks 3, Saves 9, Fouls 3, Offsides 2. Baylor - Shots 20, Corner Kicks 3, Saves 5, Fouls 4, Offsides 5. Attendance: 203.