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Lady Saxons top Utica in OT thriller, 1-0

ALFRED,NY-  The Alfred University women’s soccer team picked up a 1-0 double overtime victory on the road against Utica College, this Saturday afternoon.

For the game, the Lady Saxons and the Pioneers played an evenly matched game with each team taking four corner kicks and Utica holding a slight shot advantage (10-12).

 Alfred was able to finish off the Pioneers in the 108th minute when sophomore midfielder Rachael Williams (Penfield, NY/Penfield) let a shot fly and freshman forward Mary Hendee (Almond, NY/Alfred-Almond) netted the game winner off the rebound.

Junior Samijo Scheer (Corning, NY/East) played the full contest in net for the Saxons boasting an impressive nine saves.

The AU (5-3-0, 1-2-0 Empire 8) return to action on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. when they take on visiting St. John Fisher.