St. Lawrence nips Skidmore in OT, 1-0

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SARATOGA SPRINGS-- Stephanie Sayward broke a 0-0 tie late in the second overtime, to lead the St. Lawrence University women's soccer team to a 1-0 Liberty League win over Skidmore College, Saturday at Wachenheim Field.

The loss ends a five game win streak for the Thoroughbreds, who fall to 6-2 overall and 1-1 in Liberty League play. The Saints improve to 4-2-1 and 1-0.

Sayward collected a loose ball that got behind Skidmore goalie Meghan Sleezer '12 and a Thoroughbred defender and then calmly scored from about 12 yards out at the 1:06:10 mark.

The goal ended a five-game Skidmore shutout streak.

Sleezer finished with four saves. St. Lawrence keeper Abby van Geldern had seven saves, including one in the second overtime. The Thoroughbreds outshot the Saints 18-6, including a 3-1 advantage in extra time.

Skidmore is at Liberty League leader William Smith College on Sept. 30.


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