Fall Sports · Soccer

Florida Soccer downs Kentucky on Golden Goal in second OT

FINAL: FLORIDA 2 KENTUCKY 1 (2OT)

Lexington, KY- The Florida Gators women’s soccer team escaped Kentucky with a 2-1 SEC victory.  Meggie Dougherty Howard scored the game winning goal in the second overtime to move Florida to 5-1 on the season.  Florida outshot the Wildcats 31-3, with a 13-3 edge in shots on goal.  Kentucky falls to 2-3-1 on the season

Game Summary:

  FIRST HALF SECOND HALF OVERTIME FINAL
FLORIDA 0 1 1 2
KENTUCKY 0 1 0 1

 

After a scoreless first half, both the Gators and the Wildcats managed to score in the second half.  In the 84th minute senior Savannah Jordan was credited with her team leading seventh goal of the season after Gabby Seiler’s shot deflected off of her and into the net.  Kentucky would come back in the 88th minute as Zoe Swift scored off a corner kick. After a scoreless first overtime, Dougherty Howard scored the game winner after a great find from Jordan.

Goal Scorers:

  • 84th minute- UF Savannah Jordan (7) assisted by Gabby Seiler
  • 88th minute- UK Zoe Swift (2) assisted by Kaitlin Miller
  • 103rd minute- UF Meggie Dougherty Howard (3) assited by Savannah Jordan

Cautions/Ejections:

  • 48th minute- UK LaMaya Williams, yellow card

Starting Lineups:

FLORIDA KENTUCKY
31- Marckese-GK 33- Soucie-GK
81- Smith 9-   Dooley
51- Nelson 99- Carter
19- Cardano 12- Novak
25- Wilson 4-   Swift
38- Seiler 11- Miller
28- Dougherty Howard 15- Crosetti
15- Troccoli 17- Keen
27- Pelayo 23- Samarzich
5-  Monteagudo 5-   Bosco
7-  Jordan 14- Williams

 

WHAT’S NEXT:

FLORIDA AT ARKANSAS

FAYETTEVILLE, AK

September 16 at 8:00 PM

Photo Credit: SEC NETWORK

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