BEVERLY, Mass. — Endicott freshman forward Lindsey Papa (Tolland, Conn.) scored in the 96th minute to lift the Endicott women's soccer team to a 2-1 overtime victory against Ithaca on Friday evening at Hempstead Stadium.
Papa netted the game-winner by lofting a shot into the top-right corner of the net from about 20 yards out after it took a high hop off the turf. Christina Bacon (Lincoln, R.I.) set up the game-winning tally with a header pass from just outside the corner of the box.
In goal, Kayla Wentworth (Taunton, Mass.) stopped five shots to notch the win (10-4-5 career).
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
- Endicott is 2-0-0 all-time against Ithaca.
- The only meeting between the two programs occurred on September 3, 2006 (2-1 win on the road).
- The Gulls entered today's contest with a 3-2-0 record in their last five season openers.
- Ithaca is receiving votes in the United Soccer Coaches preseason poll.
Endicott (1-0-0) hosts Lasell University on Sunday, September 1 at 1 PM, as part of the Gordon College Tournament. Ithaca (0-1-0) travels to Gordon College on Sunday, September 1 at 1 PM.
(Photo Credit - Mike Connors)