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Women's Soccer Loses to William & Mary in Final Seconds

September 2, 2018  Williamsburg, Va.  RSS
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Women's Soccer Loses to William & Mary in Final Seconds

Liberty women's soccer dropped a heartbreaker on the road at William & Mary on Sunday. After tying the game in the 85th minute, the Tribe scored the game-winner with 13 seconds left in the game to defeat Liberty 2-1. The Tribe improve to 2-3 while Liberty drops to 1-4.   

Scoring Summary

8' – LIBERTY – Devon Sipala (Assist by Hadley Jones)

85' – WILLIAM & MARY – Colleen Norton

90' – WILLIAM & MARY – Alex Kuhnle

Turning Point

After limiting William & Mary to just five shots in the first half, the Tribe turned the corner in the second half with 12 shot attempts, six of them being on goal. While William & Mary's offense picked up, Liberty's offense struggled in the final 45 minutes attempting just four shots in the second half.  

Key Stats & Notes

  • Sipala's goal was the earliest Liberty has scored a goal in a game this season. 

  • Sipala netted her second goal of the season.

  • Sophomore Melody Jayroe and junior Molly Andres split time in goal for Liberty as Jayroe played the first half and Andres played the second half­.

  • Hadley Jones earned her second start of the season.

  • Jones picked up her first career assist.

  • This was Liberty's first game they lost after scoring the first goal of the game.  

Up Next

Liberty will continue its road trip throughout the state of Virginia next week as they face No. 6 in the country Virginia.