Richmond, Va., – It took 90 minutes of regulation and then, one minute and four seconds of extra time for the first and only goal of the match to be scored. Unfortunately for VCU, they were not able to get second opportunity get back at the College of Charleston for scoring. Golden goal rules were in effect in extra time as the College of Charleston Cougars defeated the VCU Rams 1-0. College of Charleston Forward, Jessica Schifer, scored an unassisted goal the lifter the Cougars to victory in their first road game of the season.
Both teams fought hard and had multiple opportunities to score as they combined for 36 shots, but they were not able to score. VCU Forward, Nicole Malancone, had an opportunity to score at the 69th minute, but the shot was just wide. Schifer had a similar opportunity at the 89th minute, but her shot was just wide left. Schifer came back in the 92nd minute and scored the winning goal as she put the ball in the bottom, left corner.
VCU is now 1-2 this season and the Cougars improve to 2-1 this season. VCU Women’s Soccer plays this Sunday at 7:30 pm when they play the James Madison Dukes at Sportsbackers Stadium.
College of Charleston Goals
Jessica Schifer (1) 91:04 (Unassisted)
Emma Kruse 10 (1 Goal Allowed)
College of Charleston Saves
Lauren Killian 11